Katy Perry surprises a Pulse survivor on “Ellen”

By : Jeremy Williams
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Ellen DeGeneres interviewed one of the Pulse survivors on her talk show, airing Sept. 8, and gave him a very big surprise.

30-year-old Tony Marrero worked with Luis Vielma, one of the 49 victims from the June 12 shooting, at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. They had gone to Pulse that night together.

Marrero was hit four times in the back and once in the arm and credited superstar Katie Perry’s song “Rise” with helping him get through his hospital stay.

“You wanna meet Katy?” DeGeneres said to Marrero.

Perry came out and Marrero got to meet her face-to-face.

Watch the meeting below, but be warned LOTS of tissues will be needed.


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