- Lady Gaga Facts – #100 Fun Facts
- Lady Gaga Family
- Lady Gaga Wonder Years
- Career of Lady Gaga
- Accolades and Appreciation: Lady Gaga
- Lady Gaga Social Work
- Personal Interests of Lady Gaga
- Personal Life of Lady Gaga
- An Influential Personality
- Lady Gaga Controversies
- 58) Baby-Gaga
- 59) Meat Dress
- 60) Blind Grandmother
- 61) Bankruptcy
- 62) Ex-Assistant Lawsuit
- 63) Lady Gaga and Kelly Osborne
- 64) Plastic Surgery
- 65) Lady Gaga on Adele
- 66) Lady Gaga and Madonna
- 67) Lady Gaga and Katy Perry
- 68) Fur in Russia
- 69) Amsterdam Concert
- 70) Lady Gaga and Kim Kardashian
- 71) Indonesian Lawsuit
- 72) Ordained Minister
- More Facts about Lady Gaga
- Personal Problems : Lady Gaga
- Inspirational: Lady Gaga
- Lady Gaga Facts
Lady Gaga Facts – #100 Fun Facts
Lady Gaga Family
1) Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta
On the 28th of March 1986, one of the most controversial and most talked about singer, songwriter and philanthropist, Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta is born, most commonly known as Lady Gaga.
She is born in Yonkers in New York, USA.
2) Germanotta Family
Lady Gaga comes from an Italian background, born as the older of two daughters, to Joseph and Cynthia Germanotta.
She has a younger sister, Natali, who is six years her junior.
Gaga is brought up in Manhattan and comes from a normal working class family who works hard all their life.
Lady Gaga Wonder Years
Stefi, as her parents sometimes call her, is raised as a roman catholic and goes to an all-girls Roman Catholic school; Convent of Sacred Heart.
She is a very good student and has a disciplined academic life.
However, she always feels like a misfit.
4) Young Pianist
Lady Gaga learn to play piano at the age of four and by the time she is13, she writes her first piano ballad.
Even though her mother introduces her to the piano, she admits that it is her favorite toy and one of the most prized possessions.
She also loves to sing and goes to the local open-mic nights.
5) Lady Gaga’s Piano Teacher
Lady Gaga’s father, Joe Germanotta, hires a piano teacher for his daughter when she is young.
Stefani always wonders and asks her why she keeps long nails but she does not know that the teacher her dad hires for her is actually a stripper.
6) First Job
At the age of 15, Stefani works as a waitress across the street from her parents’ house in New York.
This is her first job while she is still at school and discovering her love for music.
She spends all the money that she makes at the job, watching the Jazz shows in the hub of the city.
7) To Love Again
Lady Gaga starts writing songs at a very young age.
She writes her first song at the age of 13 in only about 15 minutes.
She says, “I wrote my first song in 15 minutes or the time it took my father to walk back home from the parking garage”.
The song is called To Love Again.
8) First Album Bought
The first CD she buys by using her own money is the Dookie by Green Day in 1994.
She is obsessed with it and she says, “I used to lick the booklet of Green Day’s Dookie”.
Once Lady Gaga graduates from high school, her mother encourages her to apply to Collaborative Art Project 21 at NYU.
She respects her mother’s wishes by doing so and at the tender age of 17, is selected as one of 20 youngest students at college.
10) Need to Concentrate on Music
Lady Gaga drops out of college at the age of 19 because she thinks she needs to put her entire concentration on music since she wants to make a career out of it.
Her family opposes the decision but finally give way on the condition that she will go back to college if she is not successful.
She moves out of her parents’ home into a very cheap apartment.
Career of Lady Gaga
11) Radio Gaga
Stefani’s stage name ‘Lady Gaga’ comes from Queen’s song ‘Radio Gaga’.
The name comes about due to an auto correction of ‘Radio Gaga’ when Fusari, the music producer, is suggesting stage names to Lady Gaga.
And since then, Lady Gaga sticks with the name and tells everyone to not call her Stefani again!
12) Debut Album
Lady Gaga’s debut album releases in 2008.
It is called ‘The Fame’ and this album gets her the fame that she is hungry for.
Some of the chart toppers from that album are ‘Poker Face’, ‘Just Dance’ and ‘Bad Romance’.
13) Musical Inspiration
Lady Gaga admits that her music inspiration comes from singers like Michael Jackson, Madonna, Queen and Michael Bowie.
However, her music is not entirely pop or entirely rock.
It is an amalgamation of both which is what makes it unique.
She is often compared to Christina Aguilera due to their similar quirky styles.
14) Amy Winehouse
When Lady Gaga is still on her way to success, she dyes her hair blonde.
She takes this step to stop people confusing her for the British singer Amy Winehouse.
In an interview she explains that it is not because she does not like Amy or her music but because a few times people mistake Gaga for Amy and start interviewing her/chatting with her.
15) Lady Gaga and Akon
Lady Gaga, Stefani at that time, is still working as a songwriter when she Akon spots her.
He is not only impressed by her song writing capabilities but also finds her voice captivating when he hears her sing a reference song for him.
It is then that he offers her to sign up for Kon Live (Akon’s record label).
Akon confesses that he makes ten times more money through Lady Gaga than he makes himself.
He also claims to be one of her biggest fans.
Accolades and Appreciation: Lady Gaga
16) Grammy Awards
‘The Fame’ sells nearly $15 million copies.
She has six Grammy nominations this year and also wins two.
And so far, her music is nominated 15 times in total, out of which she wins five times.
17) Forbes List
As of May 2012, Lady Gaga is worth $52 million.
She is number 14 on the Power Women’s list according to Forbes and number 5 on the Celebrity 100 list.
Her latest album’s platinum sales and the launch of her charity are the reasons that gets her up in this ranking on Forbes.
18) Lady Gaga and The Sociology of Fame
Since 2010, University of South Carolina,offers a course based on Lady Gaga, which is called ‘Lady Gaga and The Sociology of Fame’.
The university’s sociology professor, Professor Mathieu Deflem, who himself is a fan of Gaga teaches the course.
According to him, the course is not about Lady Gaga as a person but more of a ‘social event’ and how the societal impacts and changes.
19) Guinness Book of World Record
Lady Gaga is in the Guinness Book of World Record four times.
In 2011 she sets the record for staying top of the charts in UK for longest, beating Oasis.
She is also the most searched artist on the internet.
She is the only artist who has 4 chart toppers in a single album.
And as of 2012, her 4th Guinness World Record is for having the most Twitter followers.
20) Visionaire 61
Visionaire 61 publishes 250 copies of their standard magazine in such a large print that it is officially World’s Largest Magazine ever according to the Guinness Book of World Records in 2011.
What makes this huge magazine even bigger is a ‘larger than life’ sized Lady Gaga dressed as a mermaid on the magazine cover.
Lady Gaga Social Work
21) LGBT Rights
Lady Gaga admits that she is not just bisexual but also is a very active lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) supporter.
Before the US Presidential Campaign last year she comes out to promote LGBT rights.
She is even threatened for illegally promoting gays and lesbians in Russia.
Her song ‘poker face’ is about her bisexuality, she claims.
22) Most Charitable Celebrity 2012
Lady Gaga is ranked 4th on the list of Most Charitable Celebrities in 2012.
Her support for LGBT and anti-bullying stand through her newly founded charity ‘Born This Way’ which has her personal contribution of $1.2 million gets her this position .
She also makes a generous donation of $1 million for the victims of Hurricane Sandy.
She is top Most Charitable Celebrity in 2011 too.
23) Philanthropic Contribution
Apart from her own charity ‘Born This Way’, Lady Gaga supports about 15 other charities which are Alzheimer’s Association, American Foundation for AIDS Research, Artists for Peace and Justice, CLIC Sargent, GLSEN, GRAMMY Foundation, It Gets Better Project, Lupus Foundation of America, M•A•C AIDS Fund, MusiCares, Oxfam, Robin Hood, Stand Up To Cancer, The Trevor Project.
24) Haiti Disaster
Lady Gaga is a very active advocate for gays and lesbians, however, the other charity work she does is not something to ignore.
Lady Gaga donates all the money she earns from her show on the 24th January, 2011 to the victims of the Haiti Disaster.
Personal Interests of Lady Gaga
25) Favourite Designers
Lady Gaga is famous for her eccentric style and has her own styling team.
However, she has a few favorite designers like Alexander McQueen, Valentino, Armani, Prada and Jean-Paul Gaultier.
Her most favorite designer is Versace.
26) Loves to Cook
Lady Gaga comes from an Italian background, and she says that is one of the reasons she loves to cook.
She loves Italian food especially pasta.
In a recent interview she mentions that her 25lbs weight gain is because of her father and his amazing cooking.
Also, Lady Gaga prefers organic food.
27) My Little Pony
Lady Gaga obsesses with the ‘my little pony’ figurine which is quite evident when you see a lot of her photos and interviews as well.
She says ‘I was obsessed with the idea of a creature that was born with something magical that made them the misfits in the world of the stallion’.
28) Favorite Book
It is hard to imagine Lady Gaga as a reader.
But she does read when she has some spare time on her hands.
Her favorite book is ‘Letters to a Young Poet’ by R M Rilke.
She also loves the new Terry Richardson photo book about herself.
Lady Gaga holidays in Mexico with a few friends in 2011.
It was then that she learns to surf.
According to some people, she manages to stay on the surfing board on her legs for about ten minutes and rides the wave in full style and elegance.
30) Lady Gaga – The Gadget Freak
Like any other person her age, Lady Gaga, also loves technology and gadgets.
She loves the Blackberry phones.
She currently also has a white gold-plated iPad 2 in pink, needless to say the iPad is limited edition.
Stefani Germanotta also has a car obsession.
She has a silver-gray Audi R8 which she buys for herself as a present for her birthday in 2012.
The car is Audi’s most expensive production so far which is worth £144,000.
She also buys a brand new Rolls-Royce for her parents.
Lady Gaga is addicted to ‘ink’.
It means that Gaga loves tattoos.
So far she has eleven tattoos in total.
She gets her first tattoo when she was 17 and is called ‘treble cleff tattoo’.
Because she was under 18 at that time, she has to use a fake ID to get the tattoo.
33) Ghosts and Bad luck
Some people say Lady Gaga is a devil worshipper, some say she is a freemason and some stick by the fact that Lady Gaga is a true Roman Catholic.
However, not commenting on religion, Lady Gaga does admit that she is superstitious.
Gaga believes ghosts exist and also in good and bad luck.
34) Karen and Henry
Lady Gaga has been a big fan of Goodfellas.
Crazy enough to the point that when she is young, Gaga and a friend of hers name their bicycles Karen and Henry after Goodfellas’ characters.
35) Two Hearts
Lady Gaga claims that she has two hearts and that she is actually living for two.
Her father has a sister, Joanne, who dies at the age of 19, a few months before Gaga is born.
But Lady Gaga says that she feels connected to her aunt in some way and that is why she has one heart for herself and one for her late aunt.
36) Visit to India
Lady Gaga makes her first trip to India last year for a show and met Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan and Arjun Rampal.
She loves the culture, the music and the scenery and says that it is a very inspiring country.
37) Bollywood Dream
After her visit to India, Lady Gaga is so inspired by the country that she now wishes to work in a Bollywood movie.
She recently watch a Bollywood movie and admits how fascinating the outfits and music is.
She later posts on Twitter ‘Screw Hollywood – it’s all about Bollywood.’
38) Purple Tea-Cup
Lady Gaga often takes a purple teacup and a saucer with her when she is travelling.
According to her, the cup gives her a homely feeling.
It reminds her of the time when she drinks tea with her mother in their New York apartment.
This also shows how close Gaga is to her home and family.
39) Lady Gaga and Oprah Winfrey
Lady Gaga considers Oprah Winfrey as her very dear friend, as well as a mentor.
Oprah was also invited by Gaga to the launch of her Born This Way Foundation.
Lady Gaga is so fond of Oprah that for the first time ever, she let cameras come into her apartment for an interview, only because the interview is being done by Oprah Winfrey herself.
40) Haus of Gaga
Lady Gaga has her own creative team who deals with her wardrobe, makeup, hair, props, stage, and in short everything to do with her eccentric style.
They create everything from making them to putting it all together.
This team is known as the ‘Haus of Gaga’ and is created in 2008.
Personal Life of Lady Gaga
41) Relationship with Family
Lady Gaga has a very close relationship with her family.
Becoming a worldwide superstar usually drives people away from family and makes them distant.
But this is not the case with Lady Gaga.
Her family still calls her Stefani, she still goes home and cuddles her parents, cooks for and with them.
She involves them in her business and career, and she still does not have a place of her own.
For Stefani, their family home is a home.
42) Daddy’s Little Girl
Lady Gaga is ‘daddy’s little girl’.
She is very close with her father, Joe Germanotta.
According to her he is the one who makes her ‘sexy queen’ and without him she will not be where she is now.
‘He is my hero’, she says.
The most unusual aspect of their relationship is that, Joe takes half her earnings as they have a 50/50 deal.
Whatever Gaga earns, 50% goes to Joe Germanotta.
43) Sister’s Graduation
Lady Gaga does not like her school, Convent of Sacred Heart, and when her sister graduates from high school, she turns up in one of the weirdest costumes.
She tells her sister not to worry as Natali is concerned about the way Gaga may dress.
When Gaga shows up at the graduation, she is wearing more clothes than ever before, with a hat as well, however her pants are see-through.
Lady Gaga is in a relationship with Taylor Kinney since 2011.
Kinney, a Hollywood actor, is known for his show Vampire Diaries.
The couple is very close and rumors recently spring up about the couple getting married sometime this year.
Taylor is spending a lot of time with Gaga these days while she is recovering from her hip surgery.
45) Pet – Fozzi
Probably the most normal thing that Lady Gaga can be expected to do is, having a pet.
Lady Gaga has a Pooch which she calls Fozzi.
She takes Fozzi to Austria just a week after she dons her Meat Outfit.
46) Lindsay Lohan
Who better to be friends with them, if not more, equally notorious Lindsay Lohan.
In 2012, Lady Gaga and Lindsay Lohan have several lunches and dinners together.
The duo also has a sleepover in West Hollywood and play board games and watch movies.
An Influential Personality
47) Twitter and Facebook
Lady Gaga, like the first to do a lot of other things, is also the first superstar to ever cross 10 million followers on Facebook.
She is one the top most liked page on Facebook, leaving behind Justin Bieber and US President Obama.
She has more than 30 million followers on Facebook and 10 million plus followers on Twitter.
48) Little Monsters
Lady Gaga’s fans are referred to as ‘Little Monsters’.
She also has a tattoo on her arm so when she holds the mike in concerts and shows, the tattoo is visible.
Little Monsters also have a blog that reads ‘Share your passion and creativity in a community full of art, acceptance, monsters and Gaga’.
All Lady Gaga’s fans call her ‘mother monster’.
49) New Gaga Ferns
In 2012, a whole new genus of ferns is named after Lady Gaga.
This is after Lady Gaga’s stage design.
Because ferns have a bisexual reproductive stage, and Lady Gaga promotes LGBT rights, biologists decided to merge the two together.
The genus has 19 species of ferns.
50) Harper’s Bazaar
As the singer who continues to shock and amaze people with her style, makeup and hair once again manages to catch attention when one of her photo shoot photos is published.
It reveals that she did a photo shoot for Harper’s Bazaar without any makeup, props or wigs.
51) L.A. Reid
X Factor’s judge LA Reid says that he regrets rejecting Lady Gaga.
This was when Gaga was still a struggling singer and Reid drops her and refuses to take her into Def Jam.
He tells Gaga that her music is disgusting.
Reid later on admits that ‘It was the biggest mistake I ever made in my life’.
52) Donatella Versace
Donatella Versace, apart from being Lady Gaga’s favorite fashion designer also holds a special place in the Gaga’s heart and vice versa.
Donatella says of Gaga that if Gianni Versace, her brother, was alive, he would have loved Lady Gaga as well.
Donatella says Gaga knows what she wants.
They work in collaboration for ‘The Edge of Glory’ video.
53) Lady Gaga x Terry Richardson
On 22nd November 2011, photographer Terry Richardson releases his photo book of Lady Gaga.
In this book he captures Lady Gaga’s life in the ten months that he spent with her.
This includes backstage and other shots as well.
The book is called ‘Lady Gaga x Terry Richardson’ and comprises of more than 350 pages.
54) Donald Trump on Gaga
Donald Trump, as of 2011, thinks Lady Gaga is where she is now because of him.
Lady Gaga performs her first song ‘Just Dance’ in 2008 in the Miss Universe Pageant.
Donald Trump says that he is the one to give Gaga the chance to make an international debut and open the gates to stardom for her.
55) Shahrukh Khan on Gaga
King of Bollywood, Shahrukh Khan says that he loves Lady Gaga’s views about life.
He interviews her and Shahrukh explain afterwards, she usually travels with 50-odds suitcases and her entourage of six to eight people.
All of them live with her at the best hotels in New York, Angeles, London or wherever their work takes them.
They party together and work together 24/7.
In fact Gaga who writes her own songs is constantly seeking inspiration from her staff and likes to have them around as her bouncing board’.
56) Rihanna on Lady Gaga
A lot of people compare Rihanna and Lady Gaga as both the singers are thought to be eccentric.
However, Rihanna believes that her style is very different from Gaga’s.
In an interview Rihanna says that she loves Gaga and her music and she admires Gaga’s guts for coming out in such costumes.
One thing that Rihanna says she will not do is ‘product placement’ as she will rather not promote certain products.
57) Play Boy Magazine
No matter how minimal Lady Gaga’s attire is, she still will not bear it all for a men’s magazine, claims the star.
Play Boy offers her to pose nude for the men’s magazine.
But she turns it down and refuses to pose nude because she wants to concentrate on her music.
Lady Gaga Controversies
An ice-cream shop in London developa new take on ice cream and used breast milk combined with vanilla pods and lemon zest to create the new flavor.
They name this new flavor ‘baby gaga’, which is served by a waitress who dresses like Lady Gaga.
When Lady Gaga finds out about this, she threatens to sue the company but the ice-cream is taken off the shelves the next day anyway because of hygiene issues.
59) Meat Dress
At the MTV Video Music Awards 2010, Lady Gaga turns up in a dress made of meat.
The dress is actually raw beef and is designed by Franc Fernandez.
Like a lot of things Gaga does, this dress also gives birth to a number of controversies however, it becomes the ‘top fashion statement 2010’ according to Time.
In 2012, the dress was also shown at the National Museum of Women In The Arts in Washington, after it dries and preserves.
60) Blind Grandmother
According to an interview Lady Gaga gives to Rolling Stone, she comes ‘pants-less’ on television and real life because her grandmother is blind and can only see someone’s lighter body parts.
Gaga claims that she will continue to wear ‘no-pants’ so her grandmother can see her.
Some think this is just another one of her quirky style statement as she says that bare legs are ‘sexy’.
Lady Gaga reports to be bankrupt four times.
She becomes bankrupt after spending a lot of money on her costumes during the Monster Ball.
According to her, whatever she earns from her tours and concerts go straight into the show.
62) Ex-Assistant Lawsuit
Lady Gaga’s ex-personal assistant sues the controversial star in 2011.
The ex-PA sues Gaga for $400,000 of unpaid overtime wages.
She said that Lady Gaga even asked her to sleep in the same bed as she has trouble sleeping on her own.
Lady Gaga is furious at this because she is friends with the plaintiff since she was 19.
The case still has not been solved.
63) Lady Gaga and Kelly Osborne
When Lady Gaga first starts her Body Revolution campaign it is reported that she writes an open letter to Kelly Osborne about her work on the EChannel telling her that her work ‘breeds negativity’.
After this, Gaga fans start bullying and throwing taunts at Kelly Osborne, calling her fat.
Later on, Kelly’s mother Sharon Osborne writes an open letter for Gaga telling her to stop bullying her daughter.
64) Plastic Surgery
There is a lot of speculation over how many plastic surgeries Lady Gaga has undergone so far.
However, Gaga keeps denying the rumors and promotes that she has been ‘Born This Way’ and will continue to stay like this until maybe she has given birth to a few ‘little Gagas’.
News continues to revolve around how Gaga’s nose is considerably different from what it used to be when she first rises to stardom.
65) Lady Gaga on Adele
After Gaga puts on weight last year, she becomes the talk of the town as everyone is coming up with their own versions of why’s and what’s.
Lady Gaga lashes out over this and says that Adele, the British singer is ‘bigger’ than her yet nobody seems to have a problem with her size.
So why talk about Lady Gaga?
66) Lady Gaga and Madonna
Madonna accuses Lady Gaga for plagiarizing.
After Gaga’s ‘Born This Way’ is released, Madonna says that the song is very similar to her own song ‘Express Yourself’.
Madonna claims that she can recognize how her son is modified to create ‘Born This Way’.
However, Lady Gaga denies the allegation and says the only thing that is similar is the chord progression which is not plagiarism.
67) Lady Gaga and Katy Perry
Lady Gaga and Katy Perry are friends since both of them are fairly new.
They both can understand each other’s style.
However, recently they have had a feud and apparently do not even want to see each other’s face.
It is made sure that they were seated as far from each other at the Grammy Award Ceremony this year.
Perry is criticizing Gaga for using blasphemy in her music, which she thinks is a cheap trick.
68) Fur in Russia
Lady Gaga often stays in the news for aggravating PETA, animal rights organization.
Her most recent act is buying a fur coat in Moscow, worth $210,000.
PETA is outraged by this and said, ‘Out of place, out of time, and possibly out of her mind: While the country focuses on rejecting violence and we are deep into the season of peace, giving, and kindness, Gaga is busy decking herself out in a coat made of at least 30 slaughtered animals’ skins.’
69) Amsterdam Concert
In September 2012, Lady Gaga smokes weed on stage in front of millions of fans.
Not that she cares about what people say but Staten Island Borough President said of her, ‘There’s Gaga.
Here’s this … this … I would call her a slut.
This slut is influencing many, many children … and it’s right to do. It’s fine, it’s part of it.’
70) Lady Gaga and Kim Kardashian
In the past, Lady Gaga used to say ‘Kim Kardashian is fabulous’.
However, recently she is seething over the fact that apparently pregnant Kardashian has stolen Gaga’s personal clothing designer, Nicola Formichetti.
Wonder what Nicola can create for Kim, if she does accept her offer while Lady Gaga recovers from her surgery!
71) Indonesian Lawsuit
In June 2012, Lady Gaga is forced to cancel her concert in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, as the Islamic Fundamentalists are protesting against her.
Due to the cancelling, the show organizers sue Gaga to claim their $75,000 back as the insurance company does not reimburse their money.
72) Ordained Minister
In 2011, Lady Gaga announces that she wishes to be an ‘ordained minister’ because then she will be able to do wedding ceremonies for people close to her.
In an interview with Perez Hilton, she explains, ‘That would be fabulous.
I like that idea – we can pay for the reception! Maybe we’ll have Gaultier make me a priest outfit, so it can be official.
More Facts about Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga is initially hired to write songs for singers when she starts trying to make her way into the music industry.
Her hit song ‘Telephone’, she originally writes for Britney Spears who reject it.
When it is launched, videos are leaked of Britney Spears trying her take on the song.
Lady Gaga loves food and her dad.
This is the reason she buys her dad’s favorite restaurant in partnership with him in New York.
It is an Italian eatery, as the family is from Italy, and names the restaurant after Gaga’s late aunt Joanne (Joe Germanotta’s sister).
75) ‘The Fame’
Lady Gaga launches her perfume ‘The Fame’ into the market.
She explains that she wants the perfume to smell like herself on your skin when you put it on.
Apparently it is meant to smell like blood but it smells rather floral and is black in color.
76) Lady Gaga Height
Lady Gaga is not the tallest of stars but may seem taller than she is in most of her videos.
She is approximately 5 feet 1 inch tall.
In her videos, she uses a special technique to make her body look elongated.
Many other stars also use the same technique.
77) Celebrity Hackers
Lady Gaga is one of the most recent stars to become a victim of celebrity hacking.
As of earlier this month, Gaga’s and Angelina Jolie’s US social security numbers and bank account details are stolen.
78) Mitt Romney
No matter how controversial, Gaga might be, people are still willing to use her music and entertainment to up their own fame.
For last year’s US Presidential Campaign, Mitt Romney asks Gaga to perform in his support at the Republican National Convention, but Lady Gaga refuses the offer.
Lady Gaga is an Obama fan.
Personal Problems : Lady Gaga
Gaga has her own foundation ‘Born This Way’ that targets bullying.
As a child she is bullied feels like a misfit.
Once, her school fellows dump her in a trash can outside a local pizza place.
Gaga becomes so embarrassed of the incident that she does not even tell her parents about it.
80) Ballerina Gaga
Lady Gaga reveals in an interview that she wants to be a ballerina but is too curvy for that.
She says, ‘I used to throw up all the time in high school.
So, I am not that confident.
I wanted to be a skinny little ballerina but I was a voluptuous little Italian girl whose dad had meatballs on the table every night’.
81) She Has a Screw Loose
Lady Gaga’s parents admit in an interview that they are shocked when they see their daughter’s show.
Cynthia Germanotta said, ‘Her father and I were like….he said, I think she has a screw loose’.
She was so crazy in the first show that she set a hairspray can on fire.
82) The Bullying Boyfriend
Lady Gaga says of one of her ex-boyfriends, ‘I had a boyfriend who told me I’d never succeed, never be nominated for a Grammy, never have a hit song, and that he hoped I’d fail.
I said to him, ‘Someday, when we’re not together, you won’t be able to order a cup of coffee at the fucking deli without hearing or seeing me’.
83) Eating Disorders
Lady Gaga has always been the talk of the town, whether it is because of her music or her costumes.
In September 2012, like a few times earlier, her fluctuating weight catches attention.
She gains 25 pounds and then come out and admit that she has an eating disorders (anorexia and bulimia) since she was 15.
She also starts A Body Revolution 2013 on her Little Monsters website where fans can share their own feelings and expressions and support her too.
84) Lady Gaga on Drugs
In 2011, Lady Gaga confesses that she takes drugs like cocaine and ecstasy to help her write songs.
She tells Howard Stern in an interview that ‘Yeah.
I think that I was lonely and there was something about the drugs that made me feel like I had a friend…I didn’t do it with other people.
I did it alone.
I did it all alone in my apartment and I wrote the music and you know what, I regret every line I ever did.
So to any of the little sweethearts that are listening, don’t touch it, it’s the devil’.
Inspirational: Lady Gaga
85) Brazilian Nightclub Fire
Lady Gaga continues to show her support for victims of calamities and discrimination.
Earlier this year, a fire breaks out in one of Brazil’s night clubs and over 230 people die and many are injured.
Gaga makes sure she reaches out to the family and friends of the victims and also dedicates a post on her blog for them.
86) Free Counselling Sessions
Mother Monster is ready to do anything for her Little Monsters even if it means counselling them.
She announces on Twitter that she is willing to provide ‘free counselling and mental health services’ to the Little Monsters in 2013.
She also sees this as an attempt to bring her fans together.
87) Holiday for a Fan
It is quite a known fact that Lady Gaga loves her fans.
The love is so strong that Gaga sends a special surprise to one of her Little Monsters last Christmas.
Daniel, who has Down’s syndrome, receives an autographed personal message from Gaga and tickets to her concert as a Christmas present.
88) Gaga Shaves Head
Terry Richardson, a photographer, is also a very close friend of Gaga’s.
Last year when Terry’s mother passed away, Lady Gaga also shaves the back of her head in a tribute to the deceased.
She later expresses ‘I did it for you Terry’.
89) Auckland Concussion
In the summer of 2012, Lady Gaga goes on tour to Auckland, the capital of New Zealand.
It is there that she suffers a concussion when during the performance one of the backup dancers drops a pole that was being moved backstage.
But even after the incident, Lady Gaga finishes the show, just for her fans.
90) I’m Already Crazy
“I’m already crazy. I’m a fearless person.
I think it creeps up on you.
I don’t think it can be stopped.
If my destiny is to lose my mind because of fame, then that’s my destiny.
But my passion still means more than anything.”
91) On Having a Family
In 2011, when Lady Gaga appears on the Jonathan Ross show in Britain, when asked about having a family, she said she does want to have kids but not as of yet.
She explains how she has still got a long way to go.
The star says she is ‘planning to release 10 more albums’ before she thinks about her personal life.
92) Lisa Goes Gaga
Last year, The Simpsons 23rd Season Finale, features Lady Gaga’s animated version in the episode called ‘Lisa Goes Gaga’.
Gaga says about her role, ‘I play a bit of a slut.
The apple doesn’t fall far from my artistic tree’.
93) Follow Your Career
“Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams.
If you’re wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn’t love you anymore.”
Lady Gaga Facts
94) Hip Surgery
Lady Gaga has a hip surgery due to a labral tear on the right side.
She is now taking a few months off from tours and shows to rest and recover.
She is still making appearances, however, not doing any concerts because of restricted mobility.
95) Gold-plated Wheelchair Donation
One of Lady Gaga’s fans is having a similar kind of surgery for her hip.
And when Gaga finds out she decides to pay for the operation and all the costs in connection to the surgery.
She even ask for the doctors who treated her for the dedicated fan.
Gaga donates her gold-plated wheelchair so her fan can use it once the surgery completes.
96) Top Gear
Lady Gaga is currently recovering from her hip surgery and has taken some time off to rest.
What is amusing is that the pop superstar is spending her time watching Top Gear, the British car show.
She is apparently ‘gaga’ over the show.
Her boyfriend says that she is not a TV person but loves to watch Top Gear.
Lady Gaga is taking a break from tours and concerts because of her surgery but she definitely does not want to lose touch from music.
Simon Cowell, the music mogul, announces that he is seeking Lady Gaga to be a judge on his reality show X-factor.
98) Hollywood Career
Lady Gaga might make her Hollywood debut soon.
The director Robert Rodriguez announces that Gaga is to star in the next series of Machete Kills.
It is not yet revealed what Gaga’s role will be but Little Monsters are already excited to see what is in store for them.
99) Men in Black III
During a ‘Men in Black’ promo tour, Will Smith blurts out that Lady Gaga will be staring in the next Men in Black movie.
They say that there might be other cameo appearances but it is quite sure that Lady Gaga will definitely be a guest star in Men in Black III.
100) Tony Bennet on Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga is teaming up with Tony Bennet for an album which they are due to start recording in June.
Bennet says of Gaga, ‘She’s phenomenal.
I get along great with her.
She’s looking forward to it and so am I.
She is one of the best jazz singers that anyone has ever heard.’