Katy Perry is a lot of things, but old and unattractive is certain don't fit into her list of descriptions. Someone should really say this to the 28-year-old herself, because for some reason she is caught up in this idea that she is too old to be a sex pin-up, as she explained in a recent interview why she has hung up her sexy outfits and such in favour of a more modest look.

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No more skimpy outfits for Katy

Speaking with UK radio station Capital FM, the 'Roar' singer confessed that, even though she isn't even thirty yet, she'd rather leave the risqué outfits to her younger contemporaries, like Rihanna for example. She said, "Maybe I'm just getting a little bit older and as you get older you realise, 'Oh I don't know if I can pull that off anymore.'"

She continued, "If I had Rihanna's body I would wear everything Rihanna wears, she looks fabulous in all of it."

But it's not just her age and body confidence that is making Katy reconsider her wardrobe, as the singer went on to explain that her decision to cover up is also because she want to be taken more serious, and you can't be taken seriously if your bra looks like two cupcakes.

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She went on to say, "I want to keep the attention on my music. I have confidence in my songs, that's where I need most of the focus."

Recently, Katy revealed that she already has plans for her next album and wants to evolve her sound to be come more of a folksy singer/songwriter, in a similar vein to Joni Mitchell. Speaking with Billboard, the singer revealed, ''I'll probably turn into more of a Joni Mitchell. As I inch towards my 30s, I think my fourth record will be more of an acoustic guitar."

Katy's new album, Prism, is out on 22 October.

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