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'American Idol' contestant kissed Katy Perry...and didn't like it

'American Idol' contestant kissed Katy Perry...and didn't like it

Instead, the then-19-year-old got a kiss on the lips - his first kiss ever - by judge Katy Perry.

"No, I've never been in a relationship".

The contestant was stunned when the singer gave him his very first kiss, according to reports. "I wanted it to be special", Glaze said. Now, several months after the audition, the singer is opening up about the encounter that left him feeling "a tad bit uncomfortable".

'I know a lot of guys would be like, "Heck yeah!" "I have never been in a relationship and I can't kiss a girl without being in a relationship". "It was lip contact versus a romantic situation with someone you care about".

The first kiss of an aw-shucks teenager from Oklahoma, delivered by a superstar singer, might have made for a sweet pop-culture moment in a previous era. "I can't kiss a girl without being in a relationship", Glaze told the judges. He backed up, surprised, and exclaimed "Katy!" as she threw her arms in the air victoriously. "Come here", she said to Mr. Glaze. Bryan got out his phone to take pictures, while Glaze, expressing disbelief, walked over to Perry.

"What, on the cheek?" He agreed to kiss Katy on the cheek, but after Benjamin "didn't even make the "smush" sound", she coaxed him into doing it again, but this time she turned her head at the last second to kiss him on the mouth.

Bryan then asked Glaze, "have you kissed a girl and liked it?" referencing Perry's first big hit. Glaze, visibly shocked and smiling, fell to the floor.

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The judges cheered and high-fived. "Katy!" he yelled, as he stumbled backward. "Well, that's a first".

Glaze ended up getting not making the cut for the show, and Perry took some of the blame. "So in that way, I'm glad she did it because it's a great opportunity to get my music out", he said.

In the current climate of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, the ill-gotten kiss sparked a lot of dissent from "Idol" audiences.

Katy Perry's appearance as a judge on American Idol has been laden with controversies.

Others called for an end to the double-standard in society, saying that any sexual harassment is sexual harassment, no matter if perpetrated by a woman or a man.

So far, Perry hasn't responded to the chatter, but she did post a gif of Mickey and Minnie Mouse smooching on her page after the show aired.