After she earlier revealed her hosting stint at the MTV Video Music Awards, international pop singer Katy Perry is reportedly in consultation with a famous astronaut in preparation for the show.

In a recent report by The Sun, Katy Perry said she is on a group text chat with Buzz Aldrin to gear her up for the upcoming show.

The singer was quoted in the report saying, “I’ve been training with MTV in zero gravity, eating astronaut ice cream, and I’m on a group text with Buzz Aldrin and Neil deGrasse Tyson.”

As to the purpose of doing these, fans and viewers around the world should wait until the show this August.

Katy Perry is 2017 VMA host

Earlier this week, the 32-year-old pop singer announced that she will be hosting the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards plus doing some performances.

“Introducing your MOONWOMAN. Brace for impact!” Katy Perry’s Twitter read, with a short video teaser of what is about to happen on the show, ET Online reported.

The Viacom head of music stated via The Hollywood Reporter that they are thrilled to have Katy Perry as the performer and host of the 2017 Video Music Awards. Perry, they said, is front lining the music industry, and they find her fitting to host the show this year, which promises to be diverse and music-filled throughout the MTV VMA history.

Fans should also brace themselves for her performance.

According to the same report, the artist is also set to perform in addition to serving as the night’s host.

“Come August 27th, I’ll be ready to be your Moon Woman! Brace for impact, kids,” the singer added, as reported by E Online and The Hollywood Reporter.

This year's nominees

Perry is also nominated at the VMA in five categories, namely Best Pop, Best Direction, Best Visual Effects, Best Art Direction, and Best Collaboration, The Sun stated further.

The international singer is also reportedly planning to let out her feminist side during the awards show this August, featuring herself as the Moon Woman as her music videos have featured.

The Hollywood Reporter provides a rundown of this year’s MTV VMA nominations:

  • Kendrick Lamar leads the nominees with eight nods
  • Perry and The Weeknd tie for second spot, each with five nods
  • DJ Khaled, Bruno Mars each garner four nominations
  • Alessia Cara, Ed Sheeran each have three nods

Fans and global viewers can begin voting for who they want as winners in the eight categories in the awards show.

Voting is still open until today.

The MTV Video Music Awards 2017 is among the most anticipated television events annually. The show airs live from California on August 27 at 8 p.m. EST.

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