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Pop superstar Katy Perry will guest star on Raising Hope on the Tuesday, March 6 episode of the Fox sitcom, the network announced via press release this week.

She'll play a prison attendant who claims to be a former friend of Sabrina's.

The episode will find Sabrina arrested after participating in an Occupy Natesville protest. She ends up in jail, and Perry's Rikki (below) plays a key role there:

Katy Perry on Raising Hope

How did this come about? Executive producer Greg Garcia said:

“Shannon Woodward (Sabrina) told me that her friend Katy was interested in doing an episode and I thought, ‘Why not? Let's do your friend Katy a favor,’”

“Then she came in and did a terrific job. She was hilarious."

"And now, people are telling me that Katy Perry is also a singer. I sincerely hope her appearance on RH helps her get her career off the ground. It's a tough business.”

Nicely played. We're just sad she doesn't have a blue 'fro.

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It's been just two months since Katy Perry and Russell Brand split, but rumor has it he's moved on already - with 25-year-old model and artist Oriela Medellin Amieiro.

"It was about 9:30 in the morning, and I saw them getting into a Range Rover," a witness dished to Life & Style, which made Katy's heartbreak its new cover story.

"She had obviously stayed over at his house because she was in evening clothes and high heels. She threw her head back and laughed - she was having a good time."

Not having a good time these days? KP.

Katy Perry: Stabbed in the Heart!

Katy Perry now wonders, according to a "lifelong pal," whether Russell really was the "changed man" he claimed to be when they married in October 2010.

"I'm such a fool," Katy recently confessed, allegedly. "I believed in him."

Sources say that Russell Brand has been "on a tear" recently, partying, clubbing, coming on to women all over LA, a harem of babes that apparently includes, but is not limited to, the Mexican-born Oriela Medellin Amieiro.

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Featuring her new song "Part of Me," Katy Perry's Grammy performance contained what many felt was a thinly-veiled shot at Russell Brand Sunday night.

Rihanna and Coldplay joined forces in a performance of "Princess of China" that didn't generate as much controversy, but was still very well received.

Which of the two stars will perform better in a red carpet style showdown, though? That's the question of the hour. At least on The Hollywood Gossip.

Rihanna, as you can see, showed serious skin. Katy? Not so much in a blue gown that matched her hair (obviously). But she made up for that later.

Who will win this couture clash of the pop star BFFs?! Your votes will decide. Choose your favorite style star in our latest Grammy Awards Fashion Face-Off!

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Their divorce is amicable and we don't normally like to read into things like this, but Katy Perry's new song, "Part of Me," sure sounds like a dig at Russell Brand.

The newly Katy started off her 2012 Grammy Awards performance singing her hit "E.T.", but then the music suddenly stopped and she burst into "Part of Me."

Aggressively, she sang lyrics like:

“You chewed me up and spit me out / Like I was poison in your mouth / You took my light, you drained me down / You ripped me off, your love was cheap.”

Easy to interpret it as bitterness toward Brand, no? Watch Perry perform in a ridiculously tight, form fitting rubber cat suit of sorts with her blue hair below:

Perhaps the strongest indication that this was aimed at Russell? The original song lyrics include, “You can keep the dog from me, I never liked him anyway.”

But last night, Perry sang: “Keep your diamond ring, in fact, you can keep everything – except for me.” Ouch. That's got to hurt, R ... amicable split or not.

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Looks like Katy Perry and Russell Brand are a united front in their split.

The parties have "entered into a comprehensive written settlement of all issues, including, without limitation, with respect to property to be confirmed/assigned to each party," it proclaims in big block letters on Perry's response to Brand's divorce filing.

Considering the duo had no children, "issues" largely refers to money and their $6.5 million house in the Hollywood Hills. But even that's not contentious.

Katy Perry, Russell Brand Image

Perry also asked that any obligation to pay Brand spousal support be terminated, a key request considering, under California law, Brand was entitled to half of what his much higher-earning spouse made throughout their 14-month marriage.

Russell's not interested in her money, however.

It appears the couple, who have seemingly had nothing to do with each other since acknowledging their breakup, managed to cut an amicable post-nuptial deal.

The doc also includes a check next to the box: "Respondent's former name be restored to." It goes on to specify her full name, Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson.

And that was all she wrote.

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Russell Brand is entitled to approximately $20 million of his wife Katy Perry's fortune, but has elected not to make the legal case for it, according to reports.

Russell and Katy did NOT have a prenuptial agreement, and as a result, everything they earned during their 14-month marriage is community property.

In other words, they're each entitled to 50 percent of the aggregate, and the pop superstar made an estimated $44 million in the last year alone.

Perry, Brand

Russell could score a fortune if he exercised his community property rights ... but that's not his intention. Instead, he feels she should have what's hers.

As one source put it, "This divorce is as amicable as it gets, and Russell was a mensch (Yiddish for a good person). He doesn't want Katy's money."

"He wishes her nothing but the best and he's more than happy to walk away with the money he earned, which is far less than what Katy made."

His lawyer filed final divorce papers Tuesday, although the judge can't make the divorce official until June 30, as there's a six-month waiting period.

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Katy Perry has booked her first U.S. performances since breaking up with Russell Brand late last year. It looks like she's got a busy week ahead of her, too.

The 27-year-old hits the stage at a private pre-Super Bowl party in Indianapolis Saturday, then will do double duty on Grammy weekend in Los Angeles.

On February 10, she'll be among the headliners honoring Paul McCartney at the MusiCares benefit. Then it's on to the 2012 Grammy Awards February 12!

Katy Perry is Back

Perry is a nominee for Record of the Year and Best Female Pop Solo Performance, and has enjoyed a record-setting year, making the Grammys a fitting return spot.

Katy has performed abroad as a single woman, just not in the U.S. In her first show since Russell Brand filed for divorce, Perry planted a kiss on a lucky fan's cheek.

A pic of Perry smooching the surprised, shirtless male onstage caused quite a stir on the Internet. Katy set the record straight on Twitter afterward, though:

"I have *kissed* 1 boy, picked randomly out of the audience, on the cheek as part of my show for all 125 tour dates," she tweeted. "Simmer down now."

LOL. Sure ... but were you single then, Katy?!

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There have been so many shocking celebrity divorces lately, even by Hollywood standards. Not just breakups, but actual marriages crumbling before our eyes.Seal, Heidi Klum

Some did surprise us more than others, but we can honestly say we didn't see any of these divorce filings - all from the last 12 months alone! - coming at all.

Which of these splits shocked you the most? Vote in our poll below ...

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10. Zooey Deschanel and Ben Gibbard. The New Girl star and the Death Cab For Cutie member certainly seemed like a perfect match. Apparently not.

9. Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries. Okay, not all that surprising for myriad reasons we have been over ad nauseam on THG. But 72 days?! Idiots.

8. Tareq and Michaele Salahi. Like Kim and Kris, nothing about these two truly shocks us. Except her running off with Journey guitarist Neal Schon.

7. Leah Messer and Corey Simms. The stars of Teen Mom 2 seem so happy ... on the episodes that are still airing now! Well, not last night's. Still!

6. Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore. Seemed an odd fit at the start, but their split came totally out of left field. Now she's taking nitrous hits. Nitrous.

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5. Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony. Apparently not the marrying type.

4. Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz. Remember them? We forgot too.

3. Katy Perry and Russell Brand. They're polar opposites, but were so crazy about each other and we thought it was just crazy enough to last forever.

2. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver. The heiress to the Kennedy political dynasty and the Governator seemed as rock solid as they come.

1. Heidi Klum and Seal. Still fresh, but as stunning as any other celeb divorce we can remember based on the couple's perpetual displays of love.

Which celebrity divorce filing shocked you most?

 

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Katy Perry is cutting ties with Russell Brand in EVERY WAY.

The 27-year-old pop singer has unfollowed her soon-to-be ex-husband on Twitter. As of Friday afternoon (a slow news Friday afternoon) Perry no longer follows Brad.

She is still one of the 78 people Brand subscribes to however.

Katy Perry and Russell

It's not surprising, given that Perry is only communicating with Brand, 36, via phone or email. "She's limiting those interactions," a source says of the couple.

"He's being so atrocious, she feels like she never really knew him."

Perry has been keeping Brand off her mind by focusing on her career: she performed in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Thursday, and she recently shot an Adidas ad.

"She doesn't want to look battered and have people for sorry for her," a source says. "She's very strong and confident and looking forward to the next chapter."

She's the most cheat-worthy star on the planet according to married guys, if she ever needs a little confidence boost. Or some amoral companionship.

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Russell Brand is entering Justin Timberlake territory at Us Weekly apparently.

No matter how little evidence they may have, they're convinced Russell is a bad dude. Whenever Katy Perry gets around to writing material for her third album, the tabloid erroneously claims, she's got plenty of dark, painful memories to draw from!

The reason for that? Russell is (allegedly) penning a book about her!

Russell Brand and Katy Perry Us Cover

Despite public denials from a rep, the British comic plans to cover all the nitty-gritty, sometimes ugly details of their failed 14-month marriage ... Us claims.

"Katy is insulted and feels betrayed that Russell has treated her so poorly," a pal to the "Firework" singer, 27, tells Us. "She will never forgive him. Ever."

For the record, Katy says no one speaks for her.

Although Perry is supposedly "in panic mode" regarding her ex's memoir plans, she's back to work on her ongoing concert tour, commercial shoots and more.

She's taking pains to "limiting interactions" with Brand, another source says of Katy. "He's being so atrocious that she feels like she never knew him."

FYI, he's really not, as far as we can tell.

Katy Perry Biography

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Santa Barbara, California
Full Name
Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson
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