You know, small talk!
Next month's Rolling Stone is all about the girlie who's argueably having the best year of her career. Katy Perry has made musical history, traveled the world on a cloud of cotton candy and made headgear look cool! Now, she's opening up about three very important topics: fame, politics and her boobies!
On her political awakening: "It just feels like the thing running our country is a bank, money. I know it sounds like an intense viewpoint, but I'm only slowly but surely getting the wool taken off my eyes. When I was a kid, I asked questions about my faith. Now I'm asking questions about the world … I think we are largely in desperate need of revolutionary change in the way our mindset is. Our priority is fame, and people's wellness is way low. I saw this knowing full well that I'm a part of the problem. I'm playing the game, though I am trying to reroute. Anyway, not to get all politically divulging and introspective, but the fact that America doesn't have free health care drives me fucking absolutely crazy, and is so wrong."
On embracing her body: "I started praying for [breasts] when I was, like, 11 and God answered that prayer above and beyond, by, like, 100 times, until I was like, 'Please, stop, God. I can't see my feet anymore. Please stop!' I was a lot more rectangular then. I didn't understand my body. Someone in sixth grade called me 'Over-the-shoulder boulder holder.' I didn't know I could use them. So, what I did was, I started taping them down. How long did I tape them down for? Probably until I was about 19. And, no, I don't have any psychological pain because of it."
On her super success this year: "Whenever people ask me about having bad reviews, I'm like, 'Have you seen the run I’ve had? Have you seen the numbers?' Numbers do not lie!" At the same time, she recognizes the limitations of pop music. "I'm not a dummy," she says. "I know 'California Gurls' isn't going to save the world. But I got a lot of heart from my upbringing and I put a lot of heart in my songs."
You're wrong about one thing, girl! California Gurls did save the world - our world. A world that lives, breathes and loves pop music!
Don't stop doing what you are doing! Ever!