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Freddie Mercury, Inspiring Gay Men and Katie Perry To Greatness

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Tossing her tried-and-true cat theme into the litter box, Katy Perry revealed a surprising source of inspiration for her latest fragrance, Killer Queen. "Freddie Mercury painted the lyrics of this woman who I wanted to be," she explains. "She seemed very powerful, and she captivated a room when she walked in. I named my company Killer Queen after those lyrics. I feel like, after all this time, it was appropriate to use that name in association with something I did. I feel like I'm falling, finally, into that woman Freddie painted." [WWD]

· India reports a growing amount of young people in their '20s and '30s getting "Facebook Facelifts" to get better profile pictures and increase their possibilities of finding romance online. [Mashable] —Alyssa Carroll

· If finding a summer fragrance has been making you sweat, you can comme de f*ckdown, because Comme des Garçons Parfum is launching a series of woody fragrances this month. They're to be called Blue Invasion. [Racked Inbox]

· Almost as shocking as admitting she smokes a weekly cigarette, physical embodiment of all things healthy Gwyneth Paltrow blew minds recently, saying that she actually supports tanning. Exact quote: "We're human beings and the sun is the sun — how can it be bad for you? I think we should all get sun and fresh air." [Refinery29]

· Rihanna has released a shot from her new fall fragrance Rogue and while there's no visible nipple jewelry in this photo, she said the black and white photo reflects her true self and "who [she is] today." [WWD]