Idol promo frenzy: The Firework star first posted a series of four photos of herself decked out in a lavender corset
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Katy Perry scintillates as she channels Madonna as she dons sexy corset to promote American Idol on Instagram

Katy Perry only had to look to Madonna of the 1990s for inspiration on what to wear for her Mother’s Day promo push for American Idol.

The Firework star took to her Instagram page on Sunday and shared a series of four photos of herself decked out in a lavender corset mini dress, along with a clever play on words.

‘Of CORSET you’re watching #americanidol rn riiight?’ she wrote in the caption, alongside photos of her striking poses in the sexy garment.

Idol promo frenzy: The Firework star first posted a series of four photos of herself decked out in a lavender corset

Pop culture icon: The corset was one of Madonna's go to outfits in the 1990s

Material Girl inspiration: Katy Perry appeared to channel Madonna of the 1990s when she wore a corset mini dress for her a series of American Idol promos for Mother’s Day

In one of the pictures, Katy (born Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson), 37, can be seen from the waist up, starring off to her left.

The corset looks much like Madonna’s style of yesteryear, with one exception. Back in the 90s the Material Girl typically liked her corsets with pointed cups, which isn’t the case with Perry’s.

For two of other three photos, Perry is standing forward looking straight into the camera with a seduction stare.

Promo mode: The pop princess used a little word play when she captioned her first Idol promo on Sunday: 'Of CORSET you're watching American Idol rn riight?'

Promo mode: The pop princess used a little word play when she captioned her first Idol promo on Sunday: ‘Of CORSET you’re watching American Idol rn riight?’

Style: Katy went with a traditional cup for her corset

Style: Madonna preferred pointed cups with her corsets in the 90s

One style difference: The only glaring difference in style was the Material Girls penchant for pointed cups, which isn’t the case with Perry’s style choice

Sexy stare: The I Kiss A Girl singer flashed a seductive star in most of her promo photos

Sexy stare: The I Kiss A Girl singer flashed a seductive star in most of her promo photos

About two hours later, Katy’s took back to Instagram for another American Idol promo, only this time she first shared a video with her mother, Mary Perry Hudson.

‘Happy Mother’s day everyone,’ she began while still dressed in her lavender corset. 

‘I’m with my mom and we just want to tell you to tune in West Coast to American Idol because there are some surprises,’ which prompted a humorous grunt from her mom.

‘Mom, don’t tell them anything. Don’t tell them that you’re sad. Are you sad mom? ‘ she asked, which was met by her mother uttering a few crowing sounds like a bird.

Mother's Day special: About two hours later, Katy's took back to Instagram for another American Idol promo, only this time she shared a video with her mother, Mary Perry Hudson

Mother’s Day special: About two hours later, Katy’s took back to Instagram for another American Idol promo, only this time she shared a video with her mother, Mary Perry Hudson

Funny give and take: 'Happy Mother's day everyone,' Katy began while still dressed in her corset. 'I'm with my mom and we just want to tell you to tune in West Coast to American Idol because there are some surprises,' which prompted a humorous grunt from her mother

Funny give and take: ‘Happy Mother’s day everyone,’ Katy began while still dressed in her corset. ‘I’m with my mom and we just want to tell you to tune in West Coast to American Idol because there are some surprises,’ which prompted a humorous grunt from her mother

Humorous: 'Mom, don't tell them anything. Don't tell them that you're sad. Are you sad mom? ' she asked, which was met by her mother uttering a few crowing sounds like a bird

Humorous: ‘Mom, don’t tell them anything. Don’t tell them that you’re sad. Are you sad mom? ‘ she asked, which was met by her mother uttering a few crowing sounds like a bird

Admission: Katy's mom went on to confess that one of her favorite contestants got sent home, but that 'several are still in' the competition

Admission: Katy’s mom went on to confess that one of her favorite contestants got sent home, but that ‘several are still in’ the competition

‘Why, did one of your favorite contestants go home?’ Katy asked.  

‘Yes, but several are still in. Thank you Jesus,’ Mary shot back, which was uttered back by her daughter.

Katy also shared three photos in the series, which included one of her next to fellow judge Luke Bryan; another where she’s snuggled up to a group of young Idol fans; and the third with judge Lionel Richie.

‘For all the moms on the west coast, tune in to see the thank u Jesus #americanidol contestants that made it,’ she wrote in the caption.

Promo frenzy: Katy also shared three photos in her second American Idil promo on Instagram on Sunday, including one of her with fellow judge Luke Bryan

Promo frenzy: Katy also shared three photos in her second American Idil promo on Instagram on Sunday, including one of her with fellow judge Luke Bryan

Fan friendly: The Teenage Dream star also snuggled up next to some young Idol fans

Fan friendly: The Teenage Dream star also snuggled up next to some young Idol fans

All night long: Still in her corset, Katy also incorporated judge Lionel Richie in the promo

All night long: Still in her corset, Katy also incorporated judge Lionel Richie in the promo

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