'I want to be like Madonna!' Katy Perry reveals desire to emulate the Material Girl's evolving style as she strikes a pose on Italian Vogue cover
With her array of playful kitschy style stage outfits and rainbow of hair colours, she is clearly a star who prefers to keeps up an ever-changing image.
And this month is no different for Katy Perry who appears on the cover of Italian L'Uomo Vogue magazine with short curly blonde hair, as she reveals she is keen to emulate another successful pop artist.
'I think Madonna, especially early in his career, when she was laying the foundations of her character, has been able to evolve constantly, managing to give the audience at every appearance a new visual interpretation and concept of herself,' Katy tells the magazine in the accompanying interview.
She's in fashion: Katy Perry poses for the July/August issue of Italian L'Uomo Vogue magazine in an ornate jacket and shirt
'She was able to keep up the interest of the people, because you never knew with what she would come out with the next time.
'And, regularly, has offered a solid and consistent musical product,' Katy added. 'I hope to do the same, to make sure that people continue to be interested in me and in ten years, to find out, looking back, I have produced songs that will never be forgotten.'
The star is making good progress in doing just that, with her last album Teenage Dream becoming only the second album after Michael Jackson's Bad, to spawn five number one singles in the U.S Billboard charts.
Katy, who split from husband Russell Brand last year, says, like Madonna, her style will continue to evolve.
'My sense of style is like one of those rings that change colour with mood, always evolving. When I get up, I choose my outfit depending on my mood.
'If it is a "mixture of many things" it is because I feel many different emotions at the same time, to the point where you feel you almost have a split personality.'
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How is this surprising
Most female pop star her age wanna be like Madonna
Just like most female pop star wanna be like MJ
But like Madonna would say
"I kissed a girl but she not me"
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Throughout the night, she used her hand like a cat its tongue, rubbing her thighs like she's rolling out dough, patting her crotch as if slapping cheese on a burger.
Madonna was iconic and cemented herself early on because of her bold attitude and her pushing the envelope - she is a smart woman in the industry and ambitious. While Madonna was heavily criticized for not having vocal talents, it was her cultural impact that got her noticed. She did challenge a lot of sex views, especially in the 80s.
Katy perry does not have the same charisma as Madonna and her ambition comes off as very ah...blood-thirsty. She just doesn't have the personality.
Anyways, it's an admirable ambition, but so far she's yet to show any potential to be on Madonna's level. I don't see it in terms of talent or influence.
Originally posted by Jim Jarmusch
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