Why Must A Celebrity Assert Herself On A Swing?

Last night at the Grammys, Katy Perry's performance included a swing. Hmm, where have we seen that before?

Why Must A Celebrity Assert Herself On A Swing?

Oh yes, that's right. When Katy did it in 2009. Except the swing was a moon! (She's had swings in several shows, actually.)

Why Must A Celebrity Assert Herself On A Swing?

Mariah did it in January of 2010, putting a princessy spin on her swing, of course.

Why Must A Celebrity Assert Herself On A Swing?

Pink's love of acrobatics has put her on a trapeze-like swing; this is in Switzerland in 2006.

Why Must A Celebrity Assert Herself On A Swing?

Rihanna posed with a swinging trapeze in a 2009 photo shoot.

Why Must A Celebrity Assert Herself On A Swing?

Kim Kardashian pretended to be a swinger in an ad for her fragrance.

Why Must A Celebrity Assert Herself On A Swing?

Victoria Beckham also used a swing for an ad campaign — dresses, though, not perfume. Nothing says carefree, young and playful like wearing six inch Louboutins!

Why Must A Celebrity Assert Herself On A Swing?

Of course, one of the most iconic swing moments was the 1992 Coco Chanel ad starring Vanessa Paradis as a literal songbird trapped in cage.

The moral of the story? If you want people you think you're wild, fun, girlish, unfettered and unoriginal, put on a fancy dress and get on a swing.