Sara Bareilles Says Alleged Katy Perry Feud Was Inadvertently Beneficial On Chelsea Lately

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December 20, 2013 AT 8:26 AM
Sara Bareilles and Katy Perry aren't rivals, despite rumors to the contrary. Earlier this year, music critics argued that Perry's "Roar" sounded like a ripoff of Bareilles' previously released hit "Brave." But in a recent appearance on E!'s "Chelsea Lately" show, Bareilles said the two singer-songwriters are fast friends. "I thought it was misguided energy," she continued. "People were trying to create conflict and rivalry and anger, but there really wasn't any.