'Raising Hope': Katy Perry plays ugly well

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As we've all learned from Charlize Theron ("Monster") and Mariah Carey ("Precious"), uglying up and rocking some female facial hair can get you awards season glory. Of course, that's probably not what Katy Perry was aiming for with her role as Rikki in Tuesday's "Raising Hope" episode, "Single White Female Role Model."Sabrina (Shannon Woodward) finds herself on the wrong side of the law after an Occupy Natesville protest (sure, they're a little late to the Occupy game, but what else do we expect from Natesville?). Rikki (Perry, donning an awesome orange afro-mullet of curls and the aforementioned facial hair) is Sabrina's guard in jail who claims to have been her pal from sixth grade Beaver scouts. Her role was a small one -- as was her role as Honey in "How I Met Your Mother" -- but Perry proved her comedy acting chops and that she's not afraid to ditch her typical hot-girl looks in...


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