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Singer Katy Perry recently moved to Kentucky and says it’s been an “amazing experience.”
“I’m like, living in Kentucky, and I have for almost a month now,” Perry explained.
“And that’s quite an amazing experience,” she said. “Because it reminds you that Hollywood is not America.”
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“You need to remember that. “Because I think you can understand people better.”
The 37-year-old singer is widely known for her left-wing politics, which differs significantly from the conservative views of her religious family.
Her parents, Mary Christine and Maurice Keith Hudson, are also Pentecostal pastors.
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Handler replied, “Yeah, right. It’s nice to get outside of what you know to be normal and your reality.”
Perry explained, “Yeah, I mean they’re living in a bubble of sorts. We’re living in a bubble. Our bubbles are completely opposite. But they’re — it’s interesting.”
Handler brought up that Perry grew up in a “super religious” family, according to Fox News.
The “American Idol” judge has said in the past that she grew up in a strict religious household in Santa Barbara, California.
Perry told Rolling Stone in 2010, “I wasn’t ever able to say I was ‘lucky’ because my mother would rather us say that we were blessed, and she also didn’t like that lucky sounded like Lucifer. Deviled eggs were called ‘angeled’ eggs. I wasn’t allowed to eat Lucky Charms, but I think that was the sugar. I think my mom lied to me about that one.”