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    I Love Katy Perry For Being 100% Honest About Her Relationship With Orlando Bloom In A New Interview

    "We basically, we get down to the mat and come back up every time."

    Katy Perry, I just want to say thank you!

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    Thanks for being honest about your relationship with Orlando Bloom, and not sugarcoating the ups and downs all couples go through.

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    In a recent interview with Ryan Seacrest, the American Idol judge opened up about what life is like dating the actor, and admitted that there's "friction" in their relationship.

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    "I've consciously or unconsciously picked a partner that makes sure to keep me evolving into the best version of myself," she shared.

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    "There's a lot of friction between my partner and I, but that friction breeds something beautiful. It can breed a lot of light, you know?" she stated.

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    "It's just one of those relationships," Katy continued. "I don't know about anyone else who's listening, what kind of relationships they've had — and I've had many — but it's like we basically, we get down to the mat and come back up every time."

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    Her comments come just days after announcing the couple are expecting their first child together this summer.

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    The 35-year-old made the announcement in a stunning music video for her new song, "Never Worn White." Orlando has a son, Flynn, with his ex-wife, Miranda Kerr.

    Katy and Orlando have been dating on-again, off-again since 2016. They reunited in 2018 and got engaged on Valentine's Day in 2019.

    Listen to Katy's full interview with Ryan here.

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