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Madonna and Lady Gaga fighting over who gets to perform at the Berlin Wall anniversary

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If you want to give your guys some good exercise by having them roll all the way to the back of your head, where they’re likely to get stuck, then you’re in luck and this story’s for you. Apparently Lady Gaga and Madonna are in a feud again, of sorts, as they fight over who gets to perform at a concert honouring the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall to be held this November. They could both play, of course, but apparently they refuse to support one another, so it’s an all-out bullshit war.

From The Daily Star:

A German mole told us: “Madonna and Gaga are equally desperate for the honour of performing. They both like to think of themselves as very political, and will also have new albums to promote by then. It could reignite their long-running feud as the date draws nearer because neither are used to being told no.

“However it’s highly likely organisers would choose the Queen of Pop over Gaga, if push came to shove.”

What the hell is wrong with these two? This may or may not be true – I’m guessing it’s true but to a less dramatic extent. I just think they both need to get a grip. Madonna is too old for this bullshit and needs to sit confident in her status as an absolute legend. Gaga needs to realize she’s a Madonna carbon copy, only not nearly as good, and chillax and show some respect.

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Lady Gaga covers Harper’s Bazaar

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For some reason, Harper’s Bazaar seems to have an eternal hard on for Lady Gaga and I’m not quite sure why. Here she is in the September issue, which is some big portfolio for the magazine of 19 well-known women ,all shot by Caroline Roitfeld.

From WWD:

Shot by Sebastian Faena, with creative direction by Stephen Gan, the portfolio, which will appear in all 30 editions of Harper’s Bazaar, includes Lady Gaga, Penélope Cruz, Linda Evangelista, Lara Stone, Cindy Crawford, Claudia Schiffer, Mariacarla Boscono, Joan Smalls, Stephanie Seymour, Isabeli Fontana, Laetitia Casta, Carolyn Murphy, Monica Bellucci, Gigi Hadid, Brooke Shields, Eva Herzigova, Iman, Stacy Martin and Lauren Hutton.

“This is a portfolio I’ve been dreaming of wanting to do even over my 30 years in the business,” said Roitfeld, who noted that she began the project in March and finished in May. “You need a magazine that has big shoulders for such a project.”

September’s issue in particular, which she refers to as “Icons,” marks the first time Roitfeld’s shoot has been featured on the newsstand cover of Bazaar U.S. (Images from her past portfolios were featured on the U.S. flip covers in November 2013 and May 2014, however).

Well, that sounds lovely. She apparently used fishnets in some way in each photo to link the women and make the series more cohesive. And she did an okay job with Gaga – she actually looks vaguely human, though the Cara Delevingne-esque eyebrows are not really her, I don’t think.

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What the hell is Lady Gaga wearing?

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Lady Gaga likes dressing up as every nationality of the world, and her most recent foray into international waters was the outfit seen above, which she wore in New York City where she was out promoting Cheek to Cheek. I don’t even really know where to begin with this one. I suppose the nose ring is a creative touch compared to just a bindi, which is the more popular cultural appropriation accessory.

In addition to being ridiculous, this outfit just looks ugly (on her). Not feeling it.

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Lady Gaga is “curvy and proud”

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Lady Gaga posted the above photo of herself on Instagram this week, which apparently prompted a bunch of “fans” to leave comments calling her fat and putting her down. Here’s the comment in question: “Gaga is over, she is fat, Katy is better than her.”

Of course, Gaga is an angel on earth, so she fought back by posting this next photo with the caption “Curvy and proud”.

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Uh, okay… first of all, this photo does not show Gaga as “curvy”. It shows her as conventionally thin and in no way overweight. That being said, I do think it’s stupid that people are calling her fat. Gaga has always had fluctuating weight, and has never been what any normal person would consider “fat”. But if you’re gonna say you’re “curvy and proud”, at least look somewhat curvy, and I don’t mean your shoes.

What do you think?

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Lady Gaga’s former assistant is writing a tell-all book

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You may or may not remember that back in 2011, Lady Gaga got sued by a her former assistant, Jennifer O’Neill, for a whole lot of unpaid overtime. That lawsuit brought a lot of bizarre claims to the forefront, like how O’Neill had to sleep in the same bed as Gaga because she couldn’t bear to sleep alone and how she had to be on call 24/7 to stand outside the shower and hand Gaga her towel when she got out.

Well, O’Neill is back and badder than ever, and this time she’s writing a tell-all book about her two years working with Mama Monster. Spoiler: It was awful!

Here’s the scoop from The Guardian:

Atria Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, have told the Hollywood Reporter and New York Post that O’Neill has inked a contract with them. It’s a deal worth “up to $1 million”, according to the Post, though they have yet to announce a publication date.

O’Neill’s history with Gaga first came to light in 2011, when she sued the singer for hundreds of thousands of dollars in overtime pay. Between 2009 and 2011, O’Neill claimed, she was expected “to be working and available 24/7″ – handling Gaga’s luggage, administering her “medicine”, waking her up, and even “ensuring the promptness of a towel following a shower”. As part of her testimony, O’Neill alleged that she was “required” to sleep in Gaga’s bed, “because [the star] didn’t sleep alone”.

Gaga was not pleased with O’Neill’s allegations. “This whole case is bullshit and you know it,” she said during a recorded deposition. “[Jennifer] thinks she’s just like the queen of the universe … [but] in my work and what I do, I’m the queen of the universe every day … She knew there was no overtime … [She's a] fucking hood-rat who is suing me for money that she didn’t earn.”

Right, so there are some bigtime issues I have here with this whole thing. Sure, O’Neill’s claims about “running errands” are bullshit because uh, what do you think you were hired to do? That being said, Gaga’s the queen of the universe every day? She doesn’t pay overtime when she’s a fucking millionaire? She’s going on the record to call her former assistant a “hood-rat”? Even if you think that privately, have some class and dignity when it comes to legal cases.  If there’s one “hood-rat” here, it’s Gaga.

I can’t wait to read this book. I hope O’Neill trashes Gaga good and lets out some seriously juicy stuff. If there was no overtime, I hope there was no NDA, either.

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Lady Gaga wears a kimono in New York City

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Nothing to see here, just Lady Gaga dressed in a full kimono and traditionally-styled hair while walking around New York City, as you do. It seems like she only leaves her apartment in order to be photographed in whatever combination of ridiculous outfits she can pull out of her closet, and perhaps that’s the case. But here we are talking about it, so I suppose she got her wish.

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Lady Gaga tries to drag Madonna to save her own reputation

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I don’t know how many of you frequent Oh No They Didn’t, but it’s a great place for celeb news and absolute fucking mayhem when it comes to the big stars and their hardcore stans. It often devolves into gif wars and total nonsense, but sometimes some absolute gold comes out of it.

Take, for instance, the fact that ONTD posted a story on the fact that Lady Gaga posted a photo online claiming it was from one of her concerts, when actually it was from a big music festival. They were calling her out for doing it and they posted the story – as most sites do to promote traffic – on their Twitter account. Gaga, however, was too pressed to just keep quiet and for some reason brought Madonna‘s name into it, implying that it was Madonna stans who had posted the story to begin with to bring Gaga down.


I mean… why? I find it interesting that Madonna’s name was even mentioned. Clearly she’s that obsessed with the fact that she’s a cheap rip-off of Madonna who will never come close to her career longevity and legendary status, but like… okay. She just looks bitter and rather sad. Sorry your career is ending so quickly into it, Stefani, but please sit down.

After all…

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LOL.

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