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Katy Perry Gives The Worst Sex Advice Ever

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I Do Not Hook Up

Although performed by Kelly Clarkson, this song was written by Katy, who didn't record it probably because she couldn't pull it off with a straight face (and maybe it would look back too much on her past as an attempted Christian pop starlet). And yet this tune has become an anthem for abstinence-touting families around the nation, comfortable in their pastoral suburbia and blissfully unaware that their 11-year-old daughters are already googling what "ménage à trois" means because "lol, Katy said it would be fun!"

This inevitably goes deeper, leading to attitudes ignoring safe sex. When your role models say one thing, turn around and do another, teenagers aren't so good at understanding the consequences.

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Troy Farah is an independent journalist and documentary field producer. He has worked with VICE, Fusion, LA Weekly, Golf Digest, BNN, Tucson Weekly, and Phoenix New Times.
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