PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: Not so much fun without naked Orlando? Bikini-clad Katy Perry recreates THAT nude paddleboarding moment alone in Italy... four months after her high-profile split from Bloom
She had good company during her last paddleboarding excursion, but while Katy Perry was without ex-boyfriend Orlando Bloom she was no less noticeable during her latest appearance in Italy on Thursday afternoon.
The American singer, 32, looked typically relaxed while pushing herself across the still waters off the coast of Sesto Fiorentino, where she is in the midst of a European getaway with friends.
Sporting a lilac bikini with striking gold embellishments, Katy was hard to miss during her latest European excursion - which conjured images of an altogether more memorable coastal appearance with Bloom, 40.
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The good life: Given her idyllic surroundings Katy Perry looked typically relaxed while paddle boarding off the coast of Sesto Fiorentino, where she is in the midst of a European getaway with friends
That looms familiar: Fans will remember a similar appearance with ex-boyfriend Orlando Bloom, during which he straddled a paddle board with his manhood on full display while Katy nonchalantly sat cross-legged in front of him during a trip to Sardinia in September 2016
The naked actor was famously seen straddling a paddle board with his manhood on full display while Katy nonchalantly sat cross-legged in front of him during a trip to Sardinia in September 2016.
While Bloom was tasked with handling the paddle on that occasion, the California Gurls singer had no problem navigating herself across the water during her latest outing.
With temperatures soaring Katy stayed cool beneath the shade of a wide-brimmed hat, while her eyes were shielded behind a pair of heavily tinted sunglasses.
Going solo: While Bloom was tasked with handling the paddle on that occasion, the California Gurls singer had no problem navigating herself across the water during her later outing
Beach ready: Sporting a lilac bikini with striking gold embellishments, Katy was hard to miss during her latest European excursion
Kneesy does it: At one point Katy took a breather while pushing herself across the choppy Mediterranean waters
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At one point the star took a breather while resting with her knees propped on the wide paddleboard, before making her way back to shallow water.
Once there Katy appeared to indulge in a quiet moment alone, during which she sat in the surf and admired the sweeping ocean view.
Accompanied on her latest trip by a group of female friends, the star soon made her way back onto the beach, where she joined them from an al fresco lunch.
Shady: With temperatures soaring Katy stayed cool beneath the shade of a wide-brimmed hat, while her eyes were shielded behind a pair of heavily tinted sunglasses
You're gonna hear me oar: The singer guided herself across the water like a pro during her latest outing in Italy
Splashtastic: The coastal appearance gave Katy another opportunity to show off her nicely toned body
Easy does it: The star appeared to lose her balance as she climbed from the board after making her way back into shallow water
Straightening up: Katy was seen adjusting her bikini bottoms before wading back to the shore
Katy's holiday comes as the pop princess, who sings about being 'spread like a buffet' in her latest single Bon Appétit, opened up about how her parents handle the sexually suggestive lyrics in her music.
The acclaimed pop star was asked how her devoutly Christian parents, Keith and Mary Hudson, reacted to the dance track during a candid chat on Australian radio station Nova in June.
'... The thing about it is, which is such a weird thing, to really understand we agree to disagree but still with loving space,' she said.
Revealing: Katy exposed her cleavage as she eased herself off the paddleboard close to the shoreline
A welcome break: Katy, who is currently taking a break from her current promotional tour, looked completely relaxed while idling in the surf
Don't mind me: But the American star was hard to miss as she stretched her hands behind her head
A well earned break: Her holiday comes as she prepares for a tour of Canada and the US from September until May 2018
Plenty to smile about: Katy beamed as she cooled her feet in the water
On dry land: Katy commanded attention while adjusting her sunglasses before making her way across the modest beach
Thoughtful: The star looked reflective as she gazed out at the picturesque ocean vista
'We all come from different places... you can have your belief system, nobody is telling you to not believe your beliefs but you can also come from a space of love... that's what my family and I exercise all the time.'
The singer released her new album on June 9 and is already embarking on a worldwide tour to promote her music.
Katy will be touring Canada and the US from September until May 2018. She will then be returning to Europe to continue the tour on the continent.
The continental leg of her tour will kick off in Cologne at the end of May, with the singer arriving in the UK next June.
Quiet moment: Katy appeared to enjoy some time alone, during which she sat back in the surf and admired the scenery
Ocean phew! Katy's healthy physique was accentuated by her skimpy beachwear
Wading in: The star couldn't keep away from the water, and was soon ankle deep as she ventured into the Med for another dip
In good company: The celebrated singer was joined by a bikini-clad girlfriend during her latest outing
High spirits: The star was clearly making the most of her idyllic surroundings on Thursday afternoon
Let's eat: She was later seen tucking into a large al fresco lunch, carefully laid out on a table close to the shoreline
Hungry work: Katy and her pals sampled the freshly laid food as they idled on the beach
Tucking in: She enjoyed a plate full of food during a short lunch break on Thursday
Thirsty work: The star kept herself hydrated on another hot day on the Italian coast
In the mix: The star idled with pals as they soaked up the sun during their protracted stay on the beach
Chilled: The group made the most of their welcome break as the relaxed beneath the shade of a large umbrella
Getting the message: At one point Katy appeared to be interested in something on her companion's smartphone
In good company: She later stretched out on the pebbles alongside a female friend
Katy recently reflected on her now notorious paddleboarding episode with Bloom during an appearance on Australian radio show Kyle and Jackie O.
'He asked me if I wanted to be [naked] and I was just like, It's one of those things where I was like, "oh nah,"' Katy said.
She said she didn't feel like stripping off in the ocean, but instead took off her clothes on their private yacht.
Side by side: The two pals had plenty to talk about while relaxing on a beach towel
Cooling off: With temperatures high the star kept herself refreshed by eating an ice-cream
Let's get comfortable: Katy was seen maneuvering herself into a better position while sunbathing on Thursday
Upbeat: The singer gave onlookers a beaming smile as she relaxed during the day long beachfront excursion
It's a bum deal: The star's pert bottom was hard to miss as she pulled herself onto her knees
'You know when you're dating someone sometimes, it's exciting to be like, "oh should we try and make out over here in this place?" or what have you, and I was just not in the mood. I saved it for the boat!'
The Roar singer joked that he went naked because he was 'just trying to show off for all the people back at the shore.'
Katy said that at the time she had been teaching Orlando about Twitter and social media and thought it was funny when he became the number one trending topic on Twitter, thanks to the pictures.
She added: 'All of a sudden, he's like number one trending on Twitter. And he's like, "I understand Twitter, it's okay."'
Smoke break: Katy wound down with a cigarette while checking her mobile phone
Feet up: Katy showed off her flexibility as she rested on her front
Quality time: The star was the picture of relaxation as she topped up her tan in Sesto Fiorentino
Hello there! The star offered a polite wave as she relaxed alongside her female pal
Eyes front: Katy pulled on her sunglasses whiles sitting cross-legged on the stony Italian beach
Bit of a stretch: Katy once again flashed her bottom as she gathered her things
In April, Orlando joked that he 'broke the internet' with the images, when appearing on Nick Grimshaw's BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show.
The Hollywood star also admitted he fretted about what young son Flynn - his only child with ex Miranda Kerr - might think of the images as he gets older.
He said: 'It's been talked about so much I'm over it already,' he said. 'My poor son! He's got a lot to live up to... I broke the internet.'
That'll do: The star was back on her feet as she prepared for another dip in the ocean
Google fox: The star pulled on a pair of goggles before wading into the shallows for a spot of snorkeling
My turn: Katy's friend climbed onto the paddleboard as she relaxed in the surf
We are sailing: She was soon joined by her female pal as they made their back across the water
Cruise control: The pair idled close to a larger boat, with Katy sitting in front
Let's do it: The gang were also seen leaping into the Med from the top deck of their yacht on Thursday
Covered up: Katy eventually changed for a shopping trip on the shore
On trend: The singer looked stylish in a striped off the shoulder blouse and matching summer trousers
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