The same day Lady Gaga released her "Alejandro" music video that featured herself cavorting semi-nude with a cross, Katy Perry Twittered, "Using blasphemy as entertainment is as cheap as a comedian telling a fart joke."
But the "California Gurls" singer, 25, swears she wasn't trying to diss Gaga, 24.
"Lately, I've just been seeing some things that are kind of… not something I would do, I guess," Perry — who grew up with strict religious parents, both ministers — explained during an interview with a French radio station Sunday.
"Like, you know when Madonna was on the cross? And, like, sometimes my boyfriend will say things that are ehhh…" she said, referring to fiance Russell Brand. "From where I come from, it's hard for me to say that…."
"[People say] I'm a very hypocritical person, 'How do you say that and [sing], 'I Kissed a Girl'?" she went on. "Spirituality and sexuality are two separate things. When you decide to put it into the same subject, it gets interesting for some people."
Perry insists she's a huge Gaga supporter.
"Everyone knows… I've said 100 times on my Twitter: I'm one of the biggest Lady Gaga and Madonna and Russell Brand fans," she said. "Some people have different view points."
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