Katy Perry to Star on 'How I Met Your Mother'

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Following in the footsteps of Carrie Underwood, singer Katy Perry will appear on an upcoming episode of CBS' How I Met Your Mother, the network confirmed Thursday.

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The newlywed "Firework" singer, 26, will play the role of Honey, a cousin of Zoey's (Jennifer Morrison), who joins the cast as a potential love interest for Josh Radnor's character Ted.

"Katy is a tremendous talent and we are delighted to be able to work with her," HIMYM's co-creator and executive producer Carter Bays tells UsMagazine.com in a statement.

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No air date has been set for Perry's sitcom debut.

This story originally appeared on UsMagazine.com