Raised in California by strict, Christian pastor parents, the 25-year-old star explained how, despite her sometimes racy image, religious imagery and other elements in pop culture bother her. "I am sensitive to Russell taking the Lord's name in vain and to Lady Gaga putting a rosary in her mouth," Usmagazine.com quoted Perry as saying, referring to Lady Gaga's 'Alejandro' video.
"I think when you put sex and spirituality in the same bottle and shake it up, bad things happen. Yes, I said I kissed a girl. But I didn't say I kissed a girl while f-ing a crucifix, she said. The new issue of Rolling Stone hits stands Wednesday.