Perry and Madonna appear on the cover of the Summer 2014 issue of V magazine. They both talk about provocative showmanship, the V magazine shoot, and going on tour. Madonna:
I would always say, ‘Dad, I’m an artist, I have to express myself. You don’t understand.’ I think he’s finally come to terms with it. It’s only taken 30 years. He’s like, Do you have to simulate masturbation on the bed? Do you have to? Yes, Dad, I do.