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02/08/2011 08:25 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Katy Perry Reveals Her Weight In 'Elle' (PHOTOS)

Katy Perry covers the March issue of Elle and in the interview she talks about her marriage, career and her fuller-figured past (she once wanted a breast reduction).

Excerpts from Elle's press release follow; scroll down for photos and see more here.

On her body:
"I was shaped like a square at one time. I was! I'm generally around 130 pounds, which is totally fine for me. But when I was a kid, I was the same height and weighed more like 145. And I had enormous boobs that I didn't know what to do with, so I wore minimizers, which were not cute. Those thick-ass straps! I got made fun of for the over-the-shoulder boulder holder...and all I wanted was to look like Kate Moss. Little did I know...that these things would come in handy someday."

On her relationship with her husband, Russell Brand:
"Everything clicked really fast. We kind of instantly got past all the surfacey stuff. And ever since then, there hasn't been a dull moment."

On how their relationship works:
"We both needed balance, and we give that to each other. It wasn't about me taming him, which is what everyone always says - it was about timing."

On performing:
"I think some people will die on the stage, and I'm not so sure I want to do that. Like, I want to have kids! I'm totally fine with saying that. I think some people are scared because they're worried it's going to ruin their career, but I want to live a full life."

On her career:
"I feel like I'm at a point in my life right now where I could potentially stick around. I don't feel like a diva, but I think diva is a great and powerful word in the sense of what Beyonce makes it. And maybe I can't be Beyonce, but maybe I can be Cyndi Lauper. I mean be like her, not be her. That would just be weird."

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