She famously sings about a lesbian experience in her 2008 hit I Kissed A Girl.
But Katy Perry has revealed that she was not ‘allowed to interact with gay people’ during her strict upbringing by her evangelical pastor parents.
The pop star, 32, also spoke about how there was ‘some generational racism’ when she was growing up
‘The schools were really makeshift. Education was not the first priority,’ she said. ‘My education started in my 20s, and there is so much to learn still.’
Katy also added that Donald Trump being elected President brought up ‘trauma’ from when she was younger.