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Katy Perry has the right stuff in her military 'Part of Me' video

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Though Katy Perry's live performances of "Part of Me" have featured her looking like some kind of futuristic gladiator, the video for this "Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection" single is giving us more of a "G.I. Jane" look.

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Someone must have told Katy that bright blue hair is hard to camouflage, because here we see her chop off her black locks and enlist in the Marines after a philandering ex breaks her heart. Apparently the part of her that we're never gonna ever take away from her is a machine gun! (We certainly don't intend to try taking it away, though.) Drop below and give us 20, then watch Katy Perry's patriotic "Part of Me" video.

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Color us surprised -- but we think this storyline works pretty well with the message of the song, even if it's hardly what we imagined from a single that plays mostly like a kiss-off to soon-to-be ex-husband Russell Brand. The lyrics are meant to be empowering, and there is something inspiring about Katy striving to make a positive difference in the world after her heartbreak, rather than crumple into a heap of tears. Plus, how often do you get to see a pop diva go through boot camp?

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6Comments
Apr 6, 2012 1:52PM
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And she is still a babe even in a Marine's uniform.  If chicks this hot were in the military, I would have made it a career. and the way she handles that M-16 maybe AR15 hummmm.
Mar 28, 2012 8:53AM
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Good song...video is unrealistic. 
Mar 23, 2012 5:03AM
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Great song!  The message is even better.

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