Katy Perry, who graces the cover of Seventeen's September issue, dishes to the magazine about her fiance, Russell Brand. Surprisingly, the oddball couple actually sounds like they have a pretty normal relationship (by celebrity standards at least), and from Katy's account, Brand seems like a great guy. (And no, we're not being sarcastic here.)
So if you've been as perplexed as we have by how this twosome works (or what exactly Katy sees in Russell), here's some help putting this celebrity love puzzle together. Russell Brand And Katy Perry Are Sickeningly Happy
The 25-year-old singer tells Seventeen that despite the stories of Brand's shallow, womanizing ways, she knew the first time she met him, that he wasn't what he seemed. "He changed my mind about him the moment I met him. I said, 'You are a better person than how you are portrayed.'"
In fact, the Get Him to the Greek star apparently has more depth to him than one would guess based on his often bizarre public antics—a side of the comedien that Katy finds inspiring.
"He's a very spiritual person, and I'm constantly struggling with the idea of being spiritual and material," the singer tells the magazine. Soul Mates: 10 Steps To A Spiritual Relationship
But if you're finding it difficult to picture Russell Brand having a remotely serious discussion, here's what appears to have sealed the deal for his fiancee—he loves her just the way she is, even au naturel. And shockingly, Russell loves her brain more than her beauty.
“I think he taught me a lot about inner beauty and confidence in myself,” Katy discloses. “I don’t really feel pretty ever, without makeup. I feel ugly. And so I would have to sleep with makeup on, or feel ugly and gross. He looks beyond all of that, which is such a win, because I’ve never felt that with anybody. He’s in love with the person inside of me, and the outside of me is just a bonus.”