Katy Perry is open to having kids alone

Katy Perry.
Katy Perry. Contributed

KATY Perry is open to having a baby alone.

The 'Dark Horse' hitmaker, who is currently dating music producer Diplo after splitting from John Mayer earlier this year, plans to have a family even if she never meets the right man, but doesn't want to become a mother in the near future.

The 29-year-old star, who previously admitted she split from ex-husband Russell Brand in 2011 because she wasn't ready to have children, told the new issue of Rolling Stone magazine: "I don't need a dude. It's 2014! We are living in the future; we don't need anything. I don't think I'll have to, but we'll see. I'm not anti-men. I love men. But there is an option if someone doesn't present himself."

Katy's older sister, Angela Hudson, welcomed her first child into the world in February and it made the singer realise she still isn't ready for motherhood.

She said: "I see that my sister is completely devoted to [her] kid, 24 hours a day. And so far, the little girl is so alert, so aware, so conscious, so beautiful, so happy, and I want to be doing that in the right time, and that's not in the next two years, you know? Maybe it's in a five-year plan, but I need to really be able to focus 100 percent of my attention on it. I don't really want to take the child on tour. Not until, like, birth through five is over..."

The 'Birthday' hitmaker - real name Katheryn Hudson - sees a therapist on a regular basis, as it helps her cope with fame.

She explained: "That's a safe place for me to actually work out everything that's going on inside by a person who knows me as Katheryn Hudson. Not as Katy Perry. I would say anyone that's in this business should be doing that regularly -- to have that kind of accountability, because you get to a place where, like, no one holds you accountable. You can do anything you want, and it's so destructive."

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