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Katy Perry Moves On From 'Sesame Street' to 'The Simpsons'

September 27, 2010 (7:41 am) GMT
Although she was hired to make a cameo on 'Simpsons' before the controversy about her 'Sesame' sketch, this casting news places a special emphasize on her appearance.

Striking while the iron is hot, "" executive producer Al Jean announced that is a guest for the animation's Christmas episode. Perry made the headlines earlier this week after her skit with Elmo of "" was deemed to sexy for children and was eventually axed from its airing schedule.

Perry, however, will show an equal amount of cleavage on "The Simpsons" December 5 episode called "The Fight Before Christmas". "In the wake of Elmo's terrible betrayal, the Simpsons puppets wish to announce they stand felt-shoulder-to-shoulder with Katy Perry," Jean joked in a statement to EW. The FOX show has taped Perry's cameo in mid September, which is before the fuss about "Sesame".

Playing Moe's girlfriend, she is not simpsonized for she appears in person with the puppet version of the Springfield residents. The singer would lead them in a rendition of "The 39 Days of Christmas". The live-action episode will then be topped off with the cartoon version of .

The first look of Perry surrounded by Homer Simpson and co. is on EW.


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