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It's official: Katy Perry is really high maintenance

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We don't understand how Katy Perry gets anything done with this extensive beauty routine.

Katy Perry

Move over, Sofia Vergara: There's someone even more high maintenance than you. Katy Perry admitted to Women's Wear Daily that she takes forever to get ready, despite her desire to cut down on all that makeup.

"I'm a product whore," she said. "I have a [beauty] regimen that spans an hour and a half, and nothing goes out of order."

Perry made the revelation in an interview with WWD about her new fragrance, Killer Queen. The scent — her third — is an homage to late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury.

"Killer Queen has been in my vocabulary since I was 15, because of the song 'Killer Queen' by Queen," Perry told Women's Wear Daily. "Freddie Mercury painted the lyrics of this woman who I wanted to be. She seemed very powerful, and she captivated a room when she walked in. I named my company Killer Queen after those lyrics. I feel like, after all this time, it was appropriate to use that name in association with something I did. I feel like I'm falling, finally, into that woman Freddie painted."

The Coty fragrance will feature "top notes of wild berry, dark plum and bergamot, with a heart that includes red velvet flower, natural jasmine sambac and rainbow plumeria."

The bottom notes are made of cashmeran, natural patchouli heart and liquid praline, according to WWD.

"It's for someone sophisticated, who wants a little edge and can wear it all day, and still wants that sexiness," Perry added about the fragrance, which will be sold in department and specialty stores starting in August.

So, she's tackled the fragrance and beauty world — is fashion next?

"I would like to [branch into fashion], but this circus act can only juggle so many balls," Perry joked.

"It's to be determined, but we'll see how it goes. It's a long process, and I want to find the right place for me. There are a lot of people I really look up to in fashion — [like] Alice + Olivia and The Row — and I like that price range, too. I love what Victoria Beckham did, but I also have to figure out with myself what actually is the market I want to be in. Is it a high fashion market or is it an accessible market? Nothing is [currently] being created; there aren't even sketches on the table, nor a contract."

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Photo: Joel Ginsburg/WENN.com
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