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Katy Perry Lands Spot on 'HIMYM' as Zoey's Cousin

January 7, 2011 (4:28 am) GMT
Everybody in the 'How I Met Your Mother' gang would call her 'Honey' in the episode aptly titled 'Oh Honey'.
Katy Perry

is the latest pop star who has signed up to make an appearance on hit U.S. comedy "". The "California Gurls" singer will make her sitcom debut playing a "beautiful and naive" girl who is given the nickname Honey.

In a release, series co-creator Carter Bays said of his guest star, "Katy is a tremendous talent, and we are delighted to be able to work with her." The episode would be called "Oh Honey" but its release date is still unknown. According to CBS, Honey is the cousin of 's Zoey and "the gang resorts to calling [her] 'Honey'."

Perry isn't the first singer to land a role on the series - , and have all made scene-stealing cameos in the show.

This would be Perry's first appearance in a primetime sitcom. She previously played with Elmo on "" and got slammed for her revealing outfit. In response to the criticism, Perry appeared on "" with a good view of her cleavage.

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