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Monster's Ball bankrupted Lady Gaga

March 16th, 2014 7:00pm EDT
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Lady Gaga stunned her dad when she revealed she was broke after pouring her millions into the stage set for her 2009 Monster's Ball world tour.

The Poker Face singer admits she put her $3 million (GBP1.9 million) savings into the design to give her fans the best live experience - and to impress a very important promoter.

In a new documentary, which debuts on U.S. TV this week (beg17Mar14), Gaga explains, "I was bankrupt during the show. I had $3 million in the bank to my name and I threw it all in to make my stage.

"I remember I went home and I was with my dad, and he said, 'I don't unde...

Lady Gaga defends vomiting on stage

March 16th, 2014 1:20pm EDT
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Lady Gaga has defended her South By South West Festival performance against bulimia claims.
The 27-year-old singer sparked outrage when performance artist Millie Brown vomited on her during her rendition of 'Swine' at the festival in Texas on Thursday night (13.03.14), but she insists the "strange" act is helping to change the art world.
During an hour-long keynote speech at the event, Gaga explained: "Sometimes things that are really strange and feel really wrong can change the world.
"I'm not saying vomit is going to change the world. What I'm saying is it's the idea of a moment where it...

Lady Gaga Addresses Charity Controversy

March 15th, 2014 8:36pm EDT
Lady Gaga Addresses Charity Controversy
Lady Gaga has spoken out in defence of her Born This Way Foundation after it emerged the charity's running costs far outweigh the money handed to good causes.

Tax records which emerged this week reveal most of the non-profit charity's $2.7 million revenue from 2012 was spent on lawyers, consultants, travel expenses and publicity.

Reports suggest the organisation, set up to stamp out bullying and empower youngsters, only dished out one $5,000 grant in the same period.

Gaga has now spoken out to defend her organisation, insisting very few grants are allocated because most of the charity's ...

Artist who vomited on Lady Gaga denies bulimia claims

March 15th, 2014 4:20pm EDT
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The woman who vomited on Lady Gaga has hit back at Demi Lovato's bulimia claims.
Millie Brown says there is a "clear difference" between her performance art and the eating disorder, and insists she didn't intend to offend anyone when she made herself regurgitate during the singer's performance of 'Swine' at the SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival festival in Texas on Thursday (13.03.14).
She told "There's a clear difference between using my body to create something beautiful, to express myself and feel powerful, rather than using it to punish myself and conform to society's st...

Demi Lovato Upset With Lady Gaga Over Vomit Art Gig

March 15th, 2014 4:06pm EDT
Demi Lovato Upset With Lady Gaga Over Vomit Art Gig
Pop star Demi Lovato has criticised Lady Gaga for her vomit-filled performance at the South by Southwest festival in Texas on Thursday, insisting it was insensitive.

Lovato, who has struggled with bulimia for years, claims the Poker Face singer's idea to allow a British artist to throw up all over her glamorises a disease that blights the lives of many young girls.

In an angry tweet on Friday, Lovato, who spent three months in rehab attempting to treat her self-harming issues, wrote, "Sad... As if we didn't have enough people glamorising eat (sic) disorders already.

"Putting the word ART...

Lady Gaga Posts Naked Bathtub Pic Following SXSW Vomit Painting Performance

March 15th, 2014 8:19am EDT
Lady Gaga Posts Naked Bathtub Pic Following SXSW Vomit Painting
Lady Gaga cleaned herself off by taking a bath after she was covered in green vomit during a controversial performance at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, on Thursday.

The singer performed at Stubb's BBQ restaurant and made headlines when a self-proclaimed "vomit artist" joined her on stage and upchucked on the singer.

The woman drank green and black liquid, which she threw up on the pop star, who was singing "Swine." The pair also bucked on a mechanical bull as Gaga played the keyboard.

Following the gig, the singer posted a photo of herself on her we...

Demi Lovato hits out at Lady Gaga for vomit stunt

March 14th, 2014 10:20pm EDT
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Demi Lovato has hit out at Lady Gaga for "glamorizing" eating disorders.
The 'Heart Attack' hitmaker, who has battled bulimia in the past, took to Twitter last night (03.14.14) to vent her frustration after the 27-year-old singer performed 'Swine' at the South by Southwest festival in Texas, which involved vomiting artist Millie Brown.
Demi tweeted: "Sad... As if we didn't have enough people glamorizing eat disorders already. Bottom line, it's not "cool" or "artsy" at all.
"Would you let someone bring a needle and shoot up on you? Addiction is addiction. (sic)".
However, the 21-year-old si...

Lady Gaga Appears On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' In A Coffee Filter Dress

March 14th, 2014 4:00pm EDT
Lady Gaga Appears On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' In A Coffee Filter Dres
Lady Gaga showed up for an interview on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Thursday night wearing a dress made out of coffee filters. It looked surprisingly soft.

"You can do anything with your crazy ideas if you just put your mind to it," she said of the outfit.

"You can, but I can't," Kimmel joked. "I can only imagine what this would look like if I tried to make it."

Kimmell asked the singer if she felt any pressure to come up with unique outfits for her various appearances. "It's got to be hard to top yourself all the time," he pointed out.

"Well, I just really wanted to be comfortable for the i...

Lady Gaga Gets Roasted On A Spit, Performs With 'Vomit Painter' At SXSW - See The Video

March 14th, 2014 12:00pm EDT
Lady Gaga Gets Roasted On A Spit, Performs With 'Vomit Painter'
Lady Gaga made quite an impression at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival in Austin, Texas, on Thursday night. The pop star roasted herself like a hog on a spit and subjected herself to a "vomit painter."

Prior to her performance, Gaga posted a photo on Twitter of herself holding on to a fake pig with the caption: "SNEAK PEAK PIC Backstage with my little friend."

About 2,000 fans attended her gig at Stubb's BBQ restaurant, which kicked off with a woman seductively eating barbecued sausages.

Dances slathered the singer, who was wearing a blonde wig and black bikini, with barbecue sauch...

Lady Gaga worries she's got 'really fat'

March 14th, 2014 7:20am EDT
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Lady Gaga thinks she's got "really fat".
The singer - who has admitted her weight fluctuates because of her love of Italian food - has been gorging on barbecue food and meat during her stay in Austin, Texas, and worries she has put on weight.
Explaining her floaty Gareth Pugh dress during an interview with Jimmy Kimmel at the South by Southwest festival, she confessed: "That's actually why I wore it because I am really fat right now because I have been eating BBQ. I had some at Stubb's because I am playing there and some Salt Lick too. Or any meat that I find on the street, I just eat."

Lady Gaga to deliver SXSW keynote speech

March 9th, 2014 9:30pm EDT
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Lady Gaga is set to deliver the keynote address at the music portion of the South By Southwest festival next week (beg10Mar14).

The Poker Face singer is already due to perform at the event in Austin, Texas on Thursday (13Mar14) and she will speak to Music and Platinum registrants at the festival at the Grand Ballroom of the Hilton Austin on Friday morning (14Mar14).

Gaga will perform at the Stubb's Doritos #BoldStage after being denied a permit to sing at the Doritos stage's original venue because organisers deemed her plan to play in a huge vending machine too dangerous for fans.

The p...

Sir Richard Branson can't wait for Lady Gaga's space outfit

March 7th, 2014 12:20pm EST
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Sir Richard Branson insists Lady Gaga will find a "pretty good" costume for her performance in space.
The 63-year-old businessman admitted the 'Born This Way' hitmaker -who is set to sing outside of the Earth's atmosphere following the launch of his Virgin Galactic commercial space flights next year - is yet to come to him with concept ideas but is looking forward to the forthcoming project, which will cost $250,000 per seat.
Quizzed about whether he's excited about sending Gaga into space, he said: "Of course, yeah. It is going to be most exciting thing I have done in my life - just the wh...

Lady Gaga's former creative director turns aspiring pop star

March 7th, 2014 3:10am EST
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Lady Gaga's former creative director Laurieann Gibson has stepped into the spotlight and launched a career as an aspiring pop star.

The acclaimed choreographer helped Gaga develop her unique style and also directed her concerts and music videos for years until they parted ways in 2011, and now Gibson is hoping to find some fame of her own.

Under the alias Harlee, Gibson has released a new track, called Dream Warriors, featuring rapper Akon.

In the accompanying music video, Gibson shows off her singing and dance skills in a post-apocalyptic setting.

Besides working with Gaga, she also as...

Cate Blanchett gets Oscars tattoo

March 5th, 2014 4:20am EST
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Cate Blanchett celebrated her Oscar win with a new tattoo.
The 44-year-old star - who picked up the Best Actress prize at Sunday's (03.02.14) Academy Awards for her role in 'Blue Jasmine' - was seen visiting Shamrock Social Club with husband Andrew Upton and their friends Amy Adams and her fiancé Darren LeGallo on Monday (03.03.14).
And, according to the New York Post newspaper, Cate was seen leaving the tattoo parlour - which has previously inked stars including Johnny Depp, Lady Gaga and Harry Styles - with a black bandage on her wrist, while Darren was sporting a similar dressing on top ...

Kelly Osbourne 'Chokes' Lady Gaga At Oscars Party To End Feud

March 3rd, 2014 9:03pm EST
Kelly Osbourne 'Chokes' Lady Gaga At Oscars Party To End Feud
It appears Kelly Osbourne and Lady Gaga have ended a years-long feud after the two playfully fought it out for an Instagram photo.

Osbourne and Lady Gaga both attended Elton John's Oscars party last night, and Osbourne posted a photo from the evening. In the snap, Kelly has her arms wrapped around Lady Gaga's neck with the caption, "#peace at last @ladygaga."

The Osbourne/Gaga feud was one of the worst celebrity feuds in 2013. The two sides accused the other of bullying, primarily through Twitter. It all came to a head when Lady Gaga sent Kelly a birthday cake - to her mother Sharon.


The Best & Worst Dressed At The 86th Annual Academy Awards

March 3rd, 2014 9:17am EST
The Best & Worst Dressed At The 86th Annual Academy Awards
Stars packed the Dolby Theater in Hollywood on Sunday night for the 86th Annual Academy Awards. Viewers tuned in to see the winners, but the red carpet fashion is always one of the highlights of the show.

Supporting Actress winner Lupita Nyong'o ("12 Years A Slave") stunned in a sky blue Prada gown, while Best Actress winner Cate Blanchett ("Blue Jasmine") dazzled in Armani Prive.

Although she didn't take home a trophy, Jennifer Lawrence ("American Hustle") was a winner in a crimson strapless Dior dress.

Angelina Jolie disappointed in a sheer, sparkly Elie Saab dress that would have been...

Kelly Osbourne and Lady Gaga make up

March 3rd, 2014 6:20am EST
Kelly Osbourne and Lady Gaga make up
Kelly Osbourne and Lady Gaga have officially ended their feud.

The 'Fashion Police' host and her mother Sharon had been engaged in a war of words for over a year, and though they agreed to call a truce late last year, they finally came face-to-face for the first time last night (03.02.14) at Sir Elton John's Annual AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party in Hollywood.

As the host looked on, Kelly, 29, and Gaga, 27, shared a joke before posing for a joke picture which saw the presenter put her hands around the 'Applause' singer's throat.

Posting the photo onto Instagram, Kelly added ...

Stars celebrate at Oscars after parties

March 3rd, 2014 6:20am EST
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The stars were out in force at the 86th annual Academy Awards after parties.
Hollywood heavyweights including Reese Witherspoon, Diane Kruger and Bruce Willis were among 160 guests who attended the prestigious Vanity Fair afterparty on Sunday night (03.02.13) in West Hollywood, following the glittering awards ceremony at the Dolby Digital Theatre.
Paula Patton put on a brave front as she made her first solo appearance on the red carpet since announcing her separation from Robin Thicke, her husband of eight years, while all eyes were on Adam Levine and his gorgeous fiancé Behati Prinsloo as ...

Weird Celebrity News: Goldfish Pees In Jonah Hill's Mouth, Spider Lands Jennifer Lawrence A Role

March 1st, 2014 11:00am EST
Weird Celebrity News: Goldfish Pees In Jonah Hill's Mouth, Spide
Weird and unusual things sometimes happen in the lives of celebrities. Here's a roundup of this week's strangest stories...

While filming "The Wolf Of Wall Street," Jonah Hill had to put a goldfish in his mouth for three seconds, and it wasted no time, ahem, expelling its waste.

The actor revealed earlier this week, "This is not exaggerated for storytelling purposes... I put the goldfish in my mouth the first take and it relieves itself in my mouth."

Hill also admitted he didn't enjoy filming the airplane orgy scene in the movie.

"It was the most unhygienic scenario I've ever been in......

Lady Gaga refused performance in Dorito machine

February 27th, 2014 12:20pm EST
Lady Gaga refused performance in Dorito machine
Lady Gaga has been refused a permit to perform in a giant vending machine.

The 'Do What You Want' hitmaker was hoping to entertain fans at the annual South by Southwest festival (SXSW) held in Austin, Texas between March 7 - 16 on the Doritos Stage, which has been designed to look like a huge snack machine, but due to concerns over health and safety she's had to reconsider.

According to, Don Pitts of Austin's Music And Entertainment division said: "Our conclusion was based primarily on public safety concerns ... We look at the size and capacity of the location covered by the...

Lady Gaga denied permit to play at South By Southwest

February 27th, 2014 3:00am EST
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Lady Gaga has been denied a permit from the City of Austin Music & Entertainment division to play an upcoming gig at the popular South By Southwest music festival in Texas next month (Mar14).

The Applause hitmaker was slated to perform at an event sponsored by snack brand Doritos, in which she was due to play on a stage built as a giant vending machine in the parking lot of a restaurant.

Last year (13), hip-hop stars LL Cool J, Ice Cube and Public Enemy graced the one-of-a-kind stage, but this year local officials have decided that due to Gaga's popularity and loyal fan base, they could n...

Jonah Hill's Quiet Escape At Hearst Castle Ruined By Lady Gaga

February 22nd, 2014 7:30pm EST
Jonah Hill's Quiet Escape At Hearst Castle Ruined By Lady Gaga
Actor Jonah Hill had his plans for a quiet break at California's famous Hearst Castle ruined recently after Lady Gaga took over the estate to film a new music video.

The Wolf of Wall Street star wanted to enjoy a low-key getaway before the Academy Awards next month by visiting the former home of media mogul William Randolph Hearst, which is now a state park, last week, but he reveals the trip was far from relaxing.

The Oscar nominee tells talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, "I wanted to take a trip just to clear my head and get away from all this Hollywood stuff and just go somewhere pretty and ...

Lorde: Prince is 'a big deal'

February 20th, 2014 2:20am EST
Lorde thinks Prince is "a big deal".
The 17-year-old singer triumphed at the BRIT Awards last night (02.19.14) after being crowd the Best International Female, and she admits she was frozen on the spot when the 'Purple Rain' hitmaker and his new band 3RDEYEGIRL walked past her backstage.
Speaking exclusively to BANG Showbiz, she said : "Prince walked past me in the corridor that was the craziest moment ever, sheer surprise, he's a big deal."
The 'Royals' hitmaker fought off stiff competition from Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Pink and Janelle Monae, but she insists she never expected to win being ...

Lady Gaga's cover shoot clothes up for auction

February 19th, 2014 3:00am EST
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Lady Gaga's designer clothes from her upcoming Harper's Bazaar cover shoot are going up for auction.

The Applause hitmaker will grace the cover of the March, 2014 issue of the fashion magazine and soon devotees will be able to own the very same pieces as seen in the pages of the publication.

Partnering with Harper's Bazaar editors and her own design team at the Haus of Gaga, fans can bid on her wardrobe via auction site from 18 February to 28 February (14).

Among the one-of-a kind items are a Versace jumpsuit covered in crystals, a Phillip Treacy neon green plexiglass headpiece,...

Jimmy Fallon makes Tonight show debut

February 18th, 2014 6:20am EST
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Robert DeNiro, Lady Gaga, Lindsay Lohan and Mariah Carey were among the surprise guests on Jimmy Fallon's debut 'Tonight Show' last night (02.17.14).
The former 'Saturday Night Live' star anchored his first show from New York and took the time to mock a "buddy" who bet him he would never land the job, prompting a host of famous faces to come out and honur the bet.
Jimmy said: "To my buddy who said that I'd never be the host of The Tonight Show - and you know who you are - you owe me a hundred bucks, buddy."
DeNiro then walked through the curtains and handed the host a $100 bill, and was qui...

Will Smith, Robert De Niro, U2 and Lady Gaga join Jimmy Fallon for new era of The Tonight Show

February 18th, 2014 3:10am EST
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Will Smith, Robert De Niro, Lady Gaga, Lindsay Lohan and U2 were among the stars who turned out on Monday (17Feb14) to help TV presenter Jimmy Fallon launch a new era of America's The Tonight Show series.

The comedian took the long-running talk show back to New York for the first time since iconic host Johnny Carson moved it to California in 1972, and a slew of celebrities stopped by the NBC studios to celebrate the big move.

Fallon opened his first Tonight Show by thanking his predecessors, including Jay Leno, who stepped down from the programme after 22 years earlier this month (Feb14),...

Lady Gaga bitten by slow loris

February 15th, 2014 6:20pm EST
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Lady Gaga was bitten by a slow loris on the set of her new music video.
The eccentric singer was filming the clip for 'G.U.Y. (Girl Under You)' in California when the cute creature - a small primate from Asia, which is an endangered species - sunk its teeth into her.
A source told the New York Post Newspaper: "The slow loris is the cutest creature on the planet, and Lady Gaga wanted to use it in one scene, but it nipped her. They put it back in its box and took it away in disgrace."
Gaga, 27, was unhurt, with the source saying "she just laughed about it," but had a lucky escape, as th...

Slow Loris Bites Lady Gaga During Music Video Shoot

February 15th, 2014 4:00pm EST
Slow Loris Bites Lady Gaga During Music Video Shoot
Lady Gaga was given a nasty shock while filming her new music video when she was reportedly bitten by an animal on the set.

The pop superstar has been filming the promo for her latest single, "G.U.Y. (Girl Under You)," at California's Hearst Castle and is said to have brought in a number of exotic creatures to take part in the filming.

The trainer on the set reportedly provided a slow loris, a baby kangaroo and an exotic goat, but none of the creatures were used in the shoot after Gaga was bitten.

The singer was nipped by the slow loris as she handled the animal, according to New York Po...

Sandra Bullock immortalised as wax model

February 14th, 2014 10:20am EST
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Sandra Bullock has been immortalized as a wax model.
The 49-year-old actress' likeness has been made into a figure and her doppelganger will be unveiled at Hollywood's Madame Tussauds museum in two weeks time.
Madame Tussauds state the figure is "red carpet ready" as she can be seen wearing a flattering red dress, a beautiful clutch bag in her hand, black high-heels on her feet and her straight long locks combed over to one side.
A likeness of Oscar winner Sandra is already on display at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas.
The statue of Sandra joins the likes of Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, ...

Shia LaBeouf launches new silent art show

February 11th, 2014 9:20pm EST
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Shia LaBeouf is starring in a new silent art installation in Los Angeles.
The 27-year-old actor, who stormed out of a press conference and wore a brown paper bag, printed with the words "I Am Not Famous Anymore,' over his head to the premiere of 'Nymphomaniac' in Berlin on Sunday night (02.09.14), after announcing he was retiring from "all public life" last month, launched his free week-long show titled '#IAmSorry' at the Cohen Gallery on Beverly Boulevard on Tuesday (02.11.14).
A collaboration between the 'Transformers' star and artists Nastja Sade Ronkko and Luke Turner, the show invites ...

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