Say what you will about Lady Gaga‘s meat bikini or her always quotable interviews, you have to love her for being devoted to her fans and just wanting them to get along. Gaga even went so far as to cut the music during her show in D.C on Tuesday when she spotted two audience members hitting each other. After proclaiming that the only kind of fighting allowed in her presence was “fake monster fighting”, she made sure to turn all eyes back on her by asking the audience “Do you think I’m sexy?” If only all childish fights had such sexy referees who pose like a dominatrix while they yell at you.
All we have to offer are humble birthday wishes for one Miss Beyoncé Giselle Knowles, who turned 29 on Saturday. These wishes are paltry in comparison to some of the other gifts the singer was given. We’re sure Bey received loads of cool stuff but the top three gifts, in our opinion, are as follows:
3. Twitter wishes from Justin Bieber. You know you’re big time when the Biebs acknowledges you to his five million Twitter followers. He wrote “#happybdayBEYONCE – u know how i feel. haha. u r incredible. happy bday.” U know how i feel??? Better watch it, Bieber, or else Jay-Z is going to get upset!
2. A whip from Lady Gaga. And not just any whip, a diamond-encrusted one. Gaga reportedly gave Beyoncé the gift that keeps on flogging during Jay-Z’s show in Detroit last week. She also tossed in a matching bra and underwear set which, to Gaga, is actually formal wear. It’s nice to know that these two stayed friends after “Telephone.” A source said that, “The whip was made out of hundreds of diamonds and leather,” and that “when Beyoncé received it she squealed with excitement.”
1. A private island from Jay-Z. The old Hollywood saying goes, “You’re nobody until you own your own private island.” Actually, that’s not a saying at all, but it’s still true. And Jay-Z didn’t go halfway with his gift for his beloved. He reportedly shelled out $20 million for an island in the Florida Keys, according to MediaTakeOut.com. It sounds amazing and all, but it sure sets the bar high for her 30th.
Not a bad haul for the woman who, we thought, already had everything. Happy Birthday, B!
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As though her other rumored Vogue Hommes Japan cover shot, wherein Gaga appears in drag as “Jo Calderone,” wasn’t shocking enough, today a steak-laden Lady found its way to the blogosphere. Shot by the always-risque photographer Terry Richardson, the second maybe-cover of Japan’s September issue features a nude Gaga, covering her naughty bits with beef. Sure, her body looks fab, but the plethora of raw meat gives us the voms, and we’re hardly vegetarian. What do you think? Gaga-fab or just gross? [Source: ONTD]
Check out this amazing V Magazine cover with Marc Jacobs and Lady Gaga. This gorgeous piece was shot by who else but Mario Testino and the master photog has the Lady dressed as Lady Liberty, only Gagafied of course. Read: in her underwear.
This issue is called V67- The New York issue. We’re guessing the rest of the magazine is going to be filled with even crazier images and the buzz is that it’s also going to feature plenty of everybody’s favorite New Yorkers! We’re also guessing that a fair amount of peeps aren’t going to be too happy with that stripped-down cover.
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Well, it’s official. The world has turned into some kind of creepy, futuristic Terry Gilliam movie where people can morph into other people. At least, that’s what we’re getting from this story about Bulgarian Big Brother star Penio Daskalov, who wants to get a sex change and plastic surgery to look like his idol, Lady Gaga.
Daskalov wants a music career of his own (so why not look exactly like a pop star that already exists, right?), but he thinks this will give him an edge over the competition. He says “I really admire the way she has created herself, so when I’ve had my operations I won’t be quite a man or quite a woman.” Hey, if s/he’s any good they’ll have to create a genderless Grammy category for him/her/Prince symbol.
Daskalov also says that he doesn’t want to just look like Gaga, he wants to perform with her. “I’ve already contacted her management and told them what I am doing and how I’d like to record a duet with her.” Management has not yet responded. While Gaga is all about her fans (sorry, her little monsters), we wonder what she thinks of this particular form of imitation/flattery/insanity.
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Madonna is the Queen Bee of all pop stars and she basically has her pick of who she wants to work with – she’s collaborated with Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, Pharrell Williams and Christina Aguilera, among others. It’s a mutually beneficial arrangement – she gets youthful pop cred, and they get to work with one of the most legendary pop performers of all time. So it makes perfect sense that Madge is rumored to be “obsessed” with Lady Gaga and wants to tour with her.
A source at News Of The World says “[Madonna] thinks she is the most cutting-edge star to come out of pop in ages and desperately wants to work with her, ” and that “Basically Gaga can name her price.” It’s obvious that Gaga has followed the path Madonna paved, but we go back and forth between thinking this is an amazing idea and worrying that this tour will create a mega-storm of diva attitude that not even one Jennifer Lopez tour rider can rival. Either way, it would be awesome to behold.
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Sorry, Britney Spears, but Lady Gaga has you beat once again. Gaga now holds the title of most-followed person on Twitter with over 5.7 million fans following her. Gaga usurped the title from Britney this weekend – guess even an appearance on Glee couldn’t boost her Twitter love. Gaga posted a hilarious “inaugural message” to her account on Saturday night addressing all her little monster-followers from her dressing room and wishing us well as she waved a magic Twitter-wand.
Remember the days when Ashton Kutcher was the most famous Twitter user? Back then, Gaga was barely a glimmer in anyone’s eye. Amazing how two years can change everything. Congratulations, Queen Gaga, on getting one step closer to being the next Oprah and making Ashton more obsolete than ever!
It seems Katy Perry developed a habit this summer of bashing her fellow female pop artists, but now she’s taking aim at ex-boyfriend Travie McCoy. In a recent Billboard interview, she explains that the song “Circle the Drain” from her new album Teenage Dream is “kind of like my ‘You Oughta Know,’ Alanis Morissette moment.” Here’s the brutal lyrics:
“You could have been the greatest/ But you’d rather get wasted/ You fall asleep during foreplay/ ‘Cause the pills you take are more your forte/ I’m not sticking around to watch you go down/ Wanna be your lover/ Not your f*cking mother.”
Ouch! And if that wasn’t painful enough, Katy digs the knife even deeper: “You think you’re so rock and roll/ But you’re really just a joke/ Had the world in the palm of your hand/ But you f*cking choked.” While Travie may have had this diss track coming, we’re still in mourning that Katy is no longer the cutesy “I Kissed A Girl And I Liked It” singer we once adored. Now she’s a catty “I Diss Them All Because I Feel Like It” singer.
Before trashing Travie, Katy dissed Lady Gaga on Twitter for her alleged blasphemous “Alejandro” music video and soon after dissed Miley Cyrus because she thought the “Can’t Be Tamed” pop star was being a skank. Warning to all celebrities: Katy Perry is ready to pounce.
[Photo: Katy Perry wearing Diesel jeans in her video for "Teenage Dream."]
Lady Gaga performed at Lollapalooza in Chicago’s Grant Park this weekend. Remember the last time Grant Park was in the news? It was where Obama accepted the presidency on election night and Oprah and millions of others wept and cheered and the tone was regal and celebratory because it was history in the making? This scene uh, not so much. It was just a girl and her unsupported boobs rolling on top of a lot of sweaty people.
Gaga took the stage with Semi Precious Weapons and then flung her fishnet-covered, free-boobin’ self into the crowd where, contrary to how we might react when gravity pulls someone else’s breasts into our facial region, the crowd (and that one guy in particular) loved it. For a closer look at her star-covered nipples, check out our gallerypalooza below.
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In a surprising response to requests that she boycott performing in Arizona to protest the stateÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s new immigration law, Lady Gaga lashed out against the artists asking her to take part. In an interview Gaga proclaimed, “‘I got a phone call from a couple of really big rock ‘n’ rollers, big pop stars, big rappers. They said, ‘We’d like you to boycott Arizona because of SB 1070. And I said, ‘Do you really think that us dumb f***ing pop stars are going to collapse the economy of Arizona?’” Gaga then stomped off in a huff, went home, and took a quick dip in her swimming pool filled with diamonds and gold doubloons.
Despite GagaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s rant, many recording artists have signed up with the organization Sound Strike in solidarity against the law, which many say legalizes racial profiling. However, the boycott would probably have a bigger impact if it featured more artists that people would sell their own mothers to see in concert, of which Gaga is definitely one. In lieu of changing her tour schedule, Gaga declared, “I will not cancel my show. I will yell and I will scream louder and I will hold you, and we will hold each other, and we will protest this state.’” While that doesnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t seem like the best way to combat unconstitutional legislation, we understand her perspective. People come to this nation so that they can wear their Kermit the Frog coats or dance with Beyonce in a womenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s prison, if they so chose. And by god, who are we to take that away from them?