Katy Perry, who married the British comedian in India last year, is the daughter of Christian ministers Keith and Mary Hudson and says her spouse is now respectful of her faith in his humor.
She said: “Russell has made very blasphemous jokes in the past, but he’s making fewer all the time because he knows that I am very sensitive about this subject.”
Katy, 26, also criticised Madonna for staging a mock crucifixion on stage for her ‘Confessions’ world tour in 2006 and admitted she can’t understand why it seems to be acceptable to poke fun at Christianity.
She added: “You can be frivolous and fun without needing to get involved in that. And I don’t know why that only happens to the Christian religion. I don’t see people simulating sex with statues of Buddha, for example.
“For me, spirituality is something very important and I don’t like it when people take it lightly. At times, I don’t understand why there are artists who play that card, like when Madonna gets up on a cross to sing.”