Growing up as the daughter of travelling preachers it was only natural for Katy Perry to say her prayers each night.

But the devotions of the pre-teen Katy would surely have made her religious parents blush. For despite her tender age the 11-year-old was praying for ‘big’ breasts.

‘I lay on my back one night and looked down at my feet, and I prayed to God,’ she told GQ, on whose February cover she stars.

Katy also reveals she lost her virginity at 17, in the front seat of her then-boyfriend’s  Volvo sedan while listening to Jeff Buckley’s album Grace.

‘Love that record so much,’ she adds.

The revelation comes as Katy shows off her figure in a series of revealing shots for GQ.

Aside from her romantic life, the singer also talks about her political beliefs.

She is famously a supporter of Barack Obama, playing at fundraisers for the President.

‘I see everything through a spiritual lens,’ she said. ‘I believe in a lot of astrology.

‘I believe in aliens. I look up into the stars and I imagine: How self-important are we to think that we are the only life-form?

‘I mean, if my relationship with Obama gets any better, I’m going to ask him that question. It just hasn’t been appropriate yet.’

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