August 29th, 2011
02:39 PM ET
From her red lace mask and hat in 2009, to her meat dress in 2010 – it’s no wonder #Whatwillgagawear was trending on Twitter before the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards kicked-off on Sunday night.
This time around, Lady Gaga didn’t shock viewers with blood-spattered lingerie, or a hat that wouldn’t make it past airport security. Instead, Gaga donned a pair of black slacks and a white T-Shirt as her musical alter ego, Joe Calderone.
Ironically, it was the most street-friendly outfit we’ve seen her sport. But, not to worry, these celebs dressed crazy enough to make up for Gaga’s tamer look:
Katy Perry’s many costume changes – some more eccentric than others – filled the void left by Gaga’s more typical look. Perry arrived on the black carpet wearing a kimono-like dress and toting an umbrella to match her new pink ‘do.
Later on in the evening, Perry changed into a geometric skirt and stop, complete with a yellow cube on her head. Perry would have fit in better at a Green Bay Packers’ game with that cheesehead-like hat. She also donned a sparkly black number with broken records making up the neckline. Her royal wedding-worthy record fascinator completed the look.
LMFAO “Party Rockers,” Redfoo and SkyBlu, sparkled at the VMAs. Redfoo (right) donned a two-piece silver getup, complete with wings and a handprint over the crotch. SkyBlue (left) wore tight red pants, a velvet blazer and personalized bling around his neck.
The most eccentric look of the evening belonged to Nicki Minaj, who dressed like a toddler playing dress up. A printed mask covered her mouth. She wore socks, stuffed animals and bows in place of shoes. And she toted what could be a chew toy for a really large animal. Not to mention the ice cream cone necklace hanging around her neck.
Justin Bieber channeled Britney Spears, who donned a snake during her 2001 VMA performance. Biebs had a smaller version of Spears’ slithery friend wrapped around his hand as he walked the black carpet.
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