Katy Perry's 'provocative' promise

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 22 November 2008

This article is from 2008.

Katy Perry

Katy Perry's 'provocative' promise

'Hot 'n' Cold' singer Katy Perry has promised her fans she will always be "provocative"

Katy Perry will always be "provocative".

The 'I Kissed A Girl' singer has slammed suggestions she is controversial solely to attract attention, and insists her lyrics are racy because she is a naturally sexual person.

She said: "Some people are dying to be offended by anything. To me, it's not anything besides tongue-in-cheek. But I don't always want to be controversial. I'll always be provocative, but that's different.

"I don't have a censor - my brain and mouth work simultaneously. It may not always be politically correct or agreeable, but I say what I think. And it has served me well so far."

The 24-year-old singer also dismissed claims she is promoting homosexuality, and insists people just need to have fun with pop music and not take it so seriously.

She said: "My songs are just a snapshot of everything I'm going through. Maybe they're a little exaggerated for the sake of telling a really good story. It's not an agenda - I'm not turning the whole world bisexual."

Katy Perry

The 'I Kissed a Girl' songstress heads out on her Witness world tour.

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