Katy Perry's parents are avoiding contact with their daughter, who is pregnant, due to fears surrounding the fast-spreading coronavirus.

The singer is expecting her first child with her fiance, Orlando Bloom.

Speaking on Australian radio show Hughesy & Ed on Monday, Perry revealed that her parents are so worried that she'll get COVID-19 that they're not having any physical contact with her while she is expecting.

"My parents fist-bumped me the other day," she said. "I was like, 'What? Okay. I don't know . . . cool'. I came out of them and everything, but I was like, 'Sure, yeah.' That's what watching the news forever will do, I guess!"

Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom

Katy's father Keith recently told The Sun newspaper that he was thrilled about her pregnancy. He said: "I'm a happy man. Orlando is a great guy and she'll be a good momma. We've been hoping this would happen.

"She really wanted a family. Everyone is pleased," he added, noting that he and his wife knew about the pregnancy "very early on".

Perry used last week's release of the video for her latest single Never Worn White to announce that she was expecting her first child with Pirates of the Caribbean star, Bloom.

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