Months after Katy Perry‘s “Dark Horse” became a breakout iTunes hit ahead of the release of Prism, the trappy, Juicy J-featuring song’s music video has premiered. All in all, it’s less of an epic than the tongue-in-cheek preview clip led us to believe last week. Instead, it keeps Katy firmly entrenched in candy-coated cartoon territory (see: the clips for “California Gurls,” “Wide Awake,” etc.), as she works her Katy Patra alter ego and holds court while suitors travel across the pastel-hued land to impress their queen.
None of these guys win her hand, save for Juicy J, who’s working a gold grill like only Madonna can — and who also has the privilege of being present during a Katy Perry pole-dance. More »