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Ke$ha writes tribute essay about Danny McBride's TV character

Nov 11, 2013 | 6:32pm EST

Ke$Ha has penned an ode to her favourite TV character for the new issue of Rolling Stone magazine, revealing she'll miss Kenny Powers when U.S. comedy series Eastbound & Down ends after its current season. The Die Young singer admits she's "obsessed" with Danny McBride's irreverent former baseball star character, and she feels she can relate to the "all-American hillbilly white-trash hero" on a "really deep level" - and she's upset she never got the chance to make a cameo on the show, like Marilyn Manson, who agreed to appear without his ghoulish make-up on a recent episode. In her Rolling Stone essay, the pop star writes, "(Powers and I) are both oblivious, missing social cues about what's appropriate. We both have a really dark and obscene sense of humour, which my publicists tell me I have to tone down. "But Kenny doesn't tone it down. He owns that s**t. I am proud to be his female embodiment. "I always wanted to guest on Eastbound - just be some trashy girl on the Jet Ski with my shirt off."

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