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Katy Perry: A baby is born, a video is changed

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Katy Perry has big life events going on these days. First came the news that she and John Mayer had split yet again, and now the "Roar" singer is reporting that she helped deliver a baby.

"Finally you can add 'helps delivers babies in living rooms' to my resume! It's been a miracle of a day...Auntie Katy aka Stylist Auntie," Perry tweeted Wednesday evening.

She didn't reveal who the mother was, though on social media fans were congratulating Perry's sister, Angela Hudson. Also not known: whether this was an arranged delivery situation, or something that happened spontaneously. Either way, it's pretty cool.

In other Perry news, the 29-year-old's camp has altered a controversial moment in her newest music video, "Dark Horse," in response to a petition that said one scene in the Egyptian-themed piece was offensive to Muslims.

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"The video is considered as highly controversial to its viewers as a result of its portrayal of blasphemy," Shazad Iqbal wrote in his Change.org petition, which garnered more than 65,000 signatures before action was taken.

"At 01:15 into the video Dark Horse; a man is shown being burned, whilst wearing a pendant (also burned) forming the word 'Allah', which is the arabic word for God. Such goes to show, that blasphemy is clearly conveyed in the video, since Katy Perry (who appears to be representing an opposition of God) engulfs the believer and the word God in flames."

Though Iqbal's petition requested that the video be removed from YouTube, it remains posted; however, the offending pendant has been obscured.

"Guys I'm thrilled to let you all know the name of Allah has been removed from the 'Dark Horse' video," Iqbal wrote Wednesday, "we couldn't have done it without everyone's support so I thank each and every one of you deeply, our voices have been heard! God bless you all."

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