Ten (count em -10) Facts About Katy Perry
2-Her real name is Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson and was born in Santa Barbara California October 25, 1984
3-Among Perry's musical influences are Alanis Morissette, Cyndi Lauper, Pat Benatar, Joan Jett, and Freddie Mercury of Queen.
4-She met british comedian Russell Brand in the summer of 2008 and married October 23rd in 2010.
5-Her television exploits include Sesame Street, American Idol, The Young and The Restless, The Simpsons, How I Met Your Mother, The X Factor, and in movies she is Smurfette in The Smurfs.
6-Her first single was not a hit, and though she skyrocketed to the top with the lesbian themed "I Kissed A Girl," her first single was entitled "Ur So Gay."
7-Perry's mother is apparently not very proud of her daughter, telling the British tabloid Daily Mail that her music is "Shameful and Disgusting."
8-Her parents are two devoted pastors who directed their daughter into singing in churches or local restaurants. Perry said that her mother used to ban her from listening to what they call "secular music".
9-"Have I ever kissed a girl? Of course I have. I can't sing a song and not have done it. That'd be complete hypocrisy. I fancy Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman and Angelina Jolie - I'd definitely kiss them."
10- Appeared in a commercial for "Proactiv Solution" acne skin care.