Sure, Katy Perry's Super Bowl halftime show was every bit the candy-coated pop confection that her fans had hoped it would be, but it was a supa dupa fly hip hop icon from Katy's middle school days that may have stolen the show. 

Katy's surprise guest was none other than living rap legend Missy Elliott. (She was also joined by Lenny Kravitz who rocked out with an unplugged electric guitar, but that's a different story.)

Baby, there were fireworks at halftime of Super Bowl XLIX in Arizona on Sunday, as Katy Perry anchored a musical performance full of pomp, circumstance and colorful hair.

It opened with Perry doing her best Katniss Everdeen impression, rocking a flame-themed outfit and riding a giant lion as she sang "Roar."

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Katy Perry Biography

Katy Perry, Blonde Hair Photo
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Born
Birthplace
Santa Barbara, California
Full Name
Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson