Ellie Goulding is friendly with Katy Perry , enough that the two were photographed together at an after-party for the Brit Awards last month. And Ellie reveals that when she's having a hard time dealing with her hectic life as an international pop star, she just looks at Katy's life and realizes she actually has it pretty easy.
"She's just an amazing woman, she's very funny, she's very British, actually," Ellie tells E!, referring to Katy. "She works really, really hard and whenever I think that I'm really tired or working too hard, I look at her and I think, 'I'm not working too hard.'"
"She's kind of an inspiration that way, and she's an amazing performer, an amazing writer," Ellie adds.
Goulding, whose music is featured on the soundtrack for the new movie Divergent , also has nice things to say about Beyonce, whom she also ran into at the Brit Awards.
"She was on her way to perform and she said she was a fan," Ellie tells E!. "I think I was so overwhelmed that I just forgot about it, but then I remembered it the other day and was like, 'Damn! That was the coolest thing ever!'"
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