September 14th, 2010
01:40 PM ET
So about Lady Gaga's meat dress...
Fashion is all about taste, and as Gaga proved on Sunday, her particular palate includes cuts of meat.
The 24-year-old star’s rep confirmed to CNN that yes, that was indeed real meat the singer was encased in as she accepted the Video of the Year VMA at the MTV awards show, and Gaga repeated the look when she appeared on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" on Monday.
DeGeneres pointed out that the “Bad Romance” singer has donned meat before, like when she was on the cover of Japanese Vogue.
“What’s the point of the meat?” DeGeneres, who’s vegan, asked.
“Well, it is certainly no disrespect to anyone that is vegan or vegetarian,” Gaga responded. “As you know, I am the most judgment free human being on the earth. However, it has many interpretations but for me... if we don’t stand up for what we believe in and if we don’t fight for our rights pretty soon we’re going to have as much rights as the meat on our bones.”
Oh and by the way, Gaga added, she's “not a piece of meat.”
PETA, on the other hand, wasn't thrilled with her sartorial proclamation, and said in a statement, "Meat is the decomposing flesh of an abused animal who didn't want to die, and after time spent under the TV lights, it would smell like the rotting flesh that it is and likely be crawling in maggots—not too attractive, really."
DeGeneres, ever the problem-solver, had a solution for Gaga: A bikini made out of veggies.
But DeGeneres also added on her website that Gaga's get-up did make her think twice about the other animal products one wears in the name of fashion.
"Now, I love Lady Gaga, but as someone who also loves animals, it was really difficult for me to sit next to Lady Gaga while she was wearing that outfit," she wrote. "But it did make me ask myself, what's the difference between her outfit and an outfit made of leather?"
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Actually it wasn't a waste, the meat was later used in dog food and I'm sure they cured it before she wore it.
Saying its disgusting and yet wearing leather is a bit hypocritical.
“Well, it is certainly no disrespect to anyone that is vegan or vegetarian,” Gaga responded. “As you know, I am the most judgment free human being on the earth." Oh my god... can someone please smack this woman?
A meat dress? Really? How F...ing ignorant and disrespectfull is that to animals. And what does it say about the HUMAN RACE as a group? It F- ing makes me sick and disgusted!!!!!! What a F.....ing B!! Lets make a dress out of her and put it on a COW or a PIG! She must think she's so cool and hip. I guess she got a rise out of people by doing that! How pathetic is that???
Where's rhe beef? ask Lady Gaga!!
Before everyone gets caught up in all the "originality" of Gaga's meat dress, know that she had a predecessor, a woman artist by the name of Jana Sterbak some 25 years ago. Here's a link: http://collections.walkerart.org/item/object/957
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go-ange yata loma tata sahasra vatsara
go-vadhi raurava-madhye pace nirantar
Cow killers and cow eaters are condemned to rot in hell for as many thousands of years as there are for each hair on the body of every cow they eat from.
‘chaitanya-mangala’ shune yadi pashandi, yavana
seha maha-vaishnava haya tatakshana
If even a great atheist hears Shri Chaitanya-mangala (previous name for Shri Chaitanya-bhagavata), he immediately becomes a great devotee.
leather isnt eadible...this is just a pure waste of food*
I love how PETA puts a spin on GaGa's dress: "Meat is the decomposing flesh of an abused animal who didn't want to die..." Who didn't want to die? Really? I could have seen PETA taking a better approach with their commentary, but this is just pure spinster talk here. Oh, and I thought she could have used more meat on her dress.
Vegans, how healthy are you? can you even produce a turd? probably you are one of those pale yellow looking suckers that go to the local organic market and price themselves for being better that all the other meat eating lower earthly humans.
If you are so against making a meal out of a living creature why don't you take it to another level and do not eat any vegetables... they are cabon based living creatures too. do you wear anything that is made out of cotton, that came from a living plant, do you drive? even your little gay green prius? where do you think the electricity come from? does it not come from fossil fuel, which is there thanks to the prehystoric living creatures that died sufering in a cataclysmic event millions of years ago... you hypocrate piece of crap, get over yourself and accept that we can eat, wear, burn, fart, even bullfight whatever the hell we want and we do not have to justify ourselves.
Meat dress! What was for dinner that night?
Esta hermosa cancion..
Lady Gaga's meat dress choice was disgusting. "Certainly no disrespect to anyone that is vegan or vegetarian?" -no, none at all. Ellen is right though, that there isn't a difference between meat and leather. I just hope this 'meat dress' put it into perspective for leather wearers. You look so hot Gaga, I bet you smell great with that dress too.
I swear that's my cousin hanging on to her left boob.
What kind of person puts meat on their body when there are so many children that are and will go to bed very hungry tonight. What point are you trying to make lady gaga. Lady Gaga why didn't you have a BBQ for some of the homeless children that are starving. All I have to say is how irresponsible and thoughtless could one person be.
Mad Gaga Disease her next trick at the VMAs she will cover herself with worms and magots
First off, who said she waisted the meat. Those who think meat somehow becomes inedible after a few hours outside a refrigerator needs to take a look around the world at what people eat. Maybe she dropped it at the local homeless shelter after the show and they had a big barbeque.
You have to applaud her brilliance in knowing how to market herself to generate a major blog buzz about a meat dress, because nobody else would have dared to – or even thought about – performing such a stunt in the public eye. Having said that, however, I do feel the waste of meat by such a stunt was a travesty in the light of publicly known disasters in Haiti, Pakistan and elsewhere with individuals in basic need of food and other necessities; seeing someone in a dress made of meat, more appropriately designed for consumption, would be even harder to watch for them than it would be for the condescending mob in this buzzing thread..
and yet people spend hundreds of dollars on ipads and iphones and Iwhateveritis, gas, clothes, fast food, fashionable clothes. is that money they spend on thngs they dont need REALLY worse then throwing away a chunk of meat? her dress was probably a tenth the cost of what other stars wore that night, and yet no one seems to care about THAT.
Lady Gaga is brilliant. She knows how to market herself, much like Madonna did back in the day. The more people talk about her & respond to her outfits or behavior, the more she becomes a household word. This is what makes her millions. You can like her or hate her-it doesn't really matter because in the end-she is the one cashing in the millions, not us. Any moron can see the "meat" dress was a statement, it was not meant to be fashionable. She meant to cause a stir & that is exactly what she did. The woman knows what she is doing & whether you personally like her music or not, she is popular. Those that have nothing but negative things to say are just showing their jealousy & ignorance at her success. I applaud anyone that can come up with a creative scheme to make money. What do most of you do for a living? Making millions of dollars? I didn't think so....
I think she got the idea from the movie Muffin Man – there was a "meat couch" in Jack Sprat's living room: http://www.MuffinManTheMovie.com
Lady Gaga is a man.
OK, the whole wearing a dress made out of meat is really gross, but all the people who are defending the animal that it came from are just stupid. It probably came from a cow, people eat cows every day. Cows are raised to be eated end of story. If you want to talk about preserving animals, well I'm pretty sure cows will never have to worry about becoming extinct; kinda like chickens. They're too valuable as a food source so PETA, think of it like this; we're actually SAVING A SPECIES! If we didn't eat cows, I'm pretty sure they'd become extict, what other purpose would humans have of raising them? We certainly aren't going to let an animal that big run around freely in the US so just get a grip!
Lady GaGa is an idiot. She just wants to keep getting attention. She smells just in general. Everythime she puts on that costume she is putting on fresh meat. I am sure she is the one who killed the cow or whatever it is. The next thing you know she will start biting bats heads. She is a follower not a leader.
Meat is delicious and so is Gaga.
I think she could have gotten the point across in a speech instead of wearing a possible reservoir for E Coli all over herself.
I agree. I've never been into Gaga's "viewpoints." It comes off as forceful and just a cry for attention and distracts people from focusing on her talent and the music awards she's getting. There's just a time and place to be political, for some reason she has to make a parade everywhere she goes. She could make her point by making a speech, at least then people would talk more about what she is fighting for instead of just talking about what she's wearing. Nobody is talking about the "point" she is trying to make, everyone is just harping on on the fact that her dress was made of meat. I wish the woman could just allow people to focus on her voice and music for once, instead, she just opts for being seen as a freak show with a "message" to the world.
I think it's amusing that PETA would say that her dress was made of decomposing flesh of an animal "didn't want to die". I think we should take a good look at that statement...then go to the animal "kingdom" and ask the Lions (and all other predatory animals) to stop please turn vegitarian because the animals they hunt "don't want to die". We as a species have survived through the harsh climates of this world because we learned to use what the animals have to offer. If you think that we shouldn't value our lives over theirs...I tell you what...when you're ready to give up yours...then we'll talk.
Lady Gaga is her own person. if yall think its wrong for her to wear a meat dress, then dont listen to her. i believe she is a very strong and smart woman, she is her owm person and doesnt care what anybody thinks. and for that, she is a role model to me. she isnt like all the other celebs who want to look nice, and want to wear what the WORLD wants them to wear. im all for animal rights and everything, but she is a woman. a TRUE woman.
I don't see what the big deal is. At least she's helping to stimulate the economy by purchasing the meat from a local buisiness
As a vegetarian, I have to pose this question to everyone freaking out about this dress and how it's "nasty", "disqusting" or "Gross": If you eat meat you put that IN your body, so what's wrong with her putting it ON her body? You're the one ingesting it into your organs. And I don't want to hear the Raw excuse, because if people were grossed out by raw meat then sushi and steak tartare wouldn't be popular. I for one think she looks fabulous
It wasn't just a dress you idiots. It was a meat dress. And for anyone who has to wear a costume at every appearance is far from being authentic. Over her, Gaga is a youngster she will find her way one day.
woot for emotionally unstable females wearing sides of beef and then saying things like "im not a piece of meat". Such creative symbolism.../yawn
Apparently someone made off with all her mental health while they were stealing her creativity thru her taco
The fact that Gaga actually wore meat made much more of an impact as PETA does with their nude posings... "Leather is a dead animal, so is fur... Why not wear meat? What, did she have to cook it to have been okay?"
PETA PETA PETA...sheesh. Learn something about meat before you criticize it. First off, meat is not the flesh of an animal, it is the muscle and other internal tissues of said animal. Second, meat left out does not automatically grow maggots. Perhaps a trip back to 3rd grade science class is in order for all you PETA-peeps. Maggots are the larval offspring of flies. Meat that is untainted by feeding flies will never see any maggots form on it.
All in all, I love the dress and its controversy. Its a huge slap in the face to PETA which is the best part!
Meat dress, all this talk over a nasty meat dress?
I saw the steak dress and the bikini, also... All I thought was "omg, she nailed it!" When people wear fur or leather, is it not the same? You are wearing a dead animal for Christ sake! I thought PETA would have loved it! It makes people who where skins look... Ridiculous! [I'm not an activist by the way, just saying... Totally go Gaga!]
Lady Gagme still stinks.
ady gaga's interpretation fo the dress was that ' if we dont stand up for what we believe in and dont fight for our rights then pretty soon we are ging to have as much rights as the meat on our bones' essential she means we will have no rights if we dont stand up for ourselves. its a pretty good message to be sending out really !! admittedly the manner in which she portrays her mesage isnt PC but thats just lady gaga and you have got to love her for it !! and as she says she is not 'a piece of meat' lol
It's the only why she can attract a mate...
Okay, so what was up with the apperane of the dress like omg she's in her own fashion world it seems. But i must admit the shoes was FLAWLESS!!!
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Can't we all just get along?
i for one want to dress in fur, cover myself in pigs blood and eat her, lol. gaga, shes whats for dinner. get a life, all you veganese make me sick.
I love how people are complaining that her dress is a waste when I've personally seen my local grocery store throw several cartfuls of meat in the dumpster because it was past the expiration date.
All the while, Lady Gaga is laughing all the way to the bank...
Chew on that.
I want to start first by saying I see nothing wrong with eating meat. I love a good steak or piece of chicken. Having said that, this meat dress thing is just nasty. Raw, uncooked meat carries bateria, yuck and could you imagine the smell after a few hours? Just nasty to me.
Meat is murder. Good thing I only eat veal...
After campaigning for PETA all day; I get so hungry I could eat a horse. I don't.... I have a Big Mac instead.
What would Ted Nugent do?
She needs to be locked up in a padded room wearing a straight jacket! Insane!!!!
For those of you who doubt Lady Gaga's talent...YouTube Stefani Germanotta singing "Captivated," then come back and tell me how untalented she is.
WHERE'S THE BEEF?...Lol
sorry i missed it. please let me know what outfit she wears for genital warts. Or loose bowel syndrome. thanks in advance
Just the next generation of Marilyn Manson. It's the "LOOK AT MEEEE! PLLEEEEEEEEAASE LOOK AT ME!" effect. "PLEEEEEASE!" So boring and predictable.
Ga,ga nah, nah, let the DOG'S out this is 'discussing. selfish display of some one who only cares about them self and not what other people had to suffer through, Being subjected to the sight and smell during the show. Gaga wear's costumes and sky high shes that alway's dissrup's the show. The VMA'S are about the Music. Best dressed or classic dressed artist deserve to be mentioned Taylor Swift, Jaraed Leto 30 Seconds to Mars and so many other's KODU"S to all the artist that showed respect for them self and the industry.... These show's sicking me1
@caroline : "If you're going to eat the cow, why not use its skin for leather too? Not doing so would be a waste."
That's what the Nazi's said when they had millions of Jews to put in the oven. So they used the skin to make leather items such as lamp shades and the like. BTW, the Degeneres quote about meat – she must have read my statement on another CNN site. : )
wouldnt mind being the beef in her burito but did you see the camel toe she was sporting
wouldnt mind being the beef in her burito but did you the camel toe she was sporting
Gaga is just trying to be talked about but I'm puzzled though because she's on top of the world now, no need for gimmicks. Can someone remind her that a singer, SINGS, which she does so well so please can she just stick with it...?
Now on the meat dress, yeah it's gross, it's gross and it's oh sooooooo gross.
Being a vegan, pesto vegetarian, etc. is not making a statement, that's just a lifestyle; a diet. You love animals yeah right, but come to think of it, if you are stuck in a den with a lion, what would the lion do to you when it becomes hungry, it'll eat you, right? Because that's the instinct of an animal, feed on something that'll make you survive. WE, HUMANS ARE ANIMALS TOO, so we feed on something that can make us survive. So it's impossible not to make use of our nature, for us to be able to live each day here on earth, we will always depend on nature.
The thing is, we shouldn't abuse it, because it's also us who will suffer in the end. I believe we just need balance, because to argue about animals not wanting to die to be a stupid dress or to be served as dinner is really ridiculous, how about the plants those vegetarians eat? Do you think that piece of carrot wants to be pulled out off the soil just to be munched by a vegan? A carrot also has a life, like a pig, like a cow so, should we protest against the ABUSIVE manners of vegans? >.<
PETA is an org that I don't get, it's as if they're just for business and not really standing up for anything.
how sad to c a beautiful woman get caught up in cameras at 24. She's a candle in the wind.
do you realy have to ask that question?
Am I really surrounded by all you idiots?
P.E.T.A STANDS FOR people eating tasty animals , here it goes celeb bashing time lady gaga your a loser her fan base is about what the back door boys used to be losers, an no i live just fine make enough money to provide for my five kids
I honestley think gaga should have not woren a meat dress. that just means more animals were killed to do stupit things like make a dress. have some concedoration people animals are living brething things like us. woud u like it if animals killed us and made us into dresses for themsalvs? dont think so!!
So let me understand: human being killing an animal to eat most of every part and wear its skin, no good. But another predator animal that will kill the animal with incredible suffering and only eat certain parts and leave the pelt to waste, that's great. Cooooooookoooooooo!!!
Alejandro is beyond madonna, even better than erotica.
All opinions aside. No one has mentioned her videos. Although racey, they are very intoxicating. I admit I think she is crazy but arent we all in some way? Her videos are very artistic and Madonna-ish. Captivating! Very forbiddin territory but you find yourself staring. Why does that feeling scare you. Above all she is artistic and doing what She can do to survive!
peta is a bloody load of bollocks , quit trying to turn us all into veggie loving hybrid driving nutters! if we want to eat meat we are bloody well going to, i love lady gaga's insane and mad ideas. so sod off!
Once for Halloween I dressed my son as a sandwich, a homemade costume I am very proud of. everyone loved it and wanted a bite but he hated it. He was one unhappy sandwich. hahaha!
After seeing that meat dress; it reminded me that I hadn't been to famous daves BBQ in a long time. Ummm ummm good.
There is nothing wrong with eating animals. Its part of the natural food chain. We'd have cows and chickens in our back yard if we didn't eat them. If she wants to wear it then who really cares.Go Gaga.
@Eddie...I'm not saying AIDS is a good thing. You don't do sarcasm very well do you?
I like the veggie bikini. It's very colorful.
How much did it cost??
$8.99 a pound.
OMG! I am a huge fan of every type of music! How is Lady Gaga not talented? Whoever says that is blind and deaf! Just because you don't like her doesn't mean she is not talented. I am an animal lover and a meat eater and saw nothing wrong with her dress. She's a unique human being in which I am sure that is something most of you envy! That's all I wanna know is do all of you make more money than her? Haha! Then she must be doing something right to top the charts and sing with Elton John and open for Michael Jackson!
I myself happen to be richer than the world.
What about the seat she was sitting on?? Ever press raw meat on fabric? I bet they had to reupholster the seat after she sat there.
I bet you Ellen really wanted to munch on Gaga's beef curtains – ha!
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I CANT BELIEVE ALL OF YOU PEOPLE. You all sit here and complain about how the animals were killed and blah blah. so what they are dead. People kill to eat, its natural. People are animals too, just a different species, You know plants are alive too right. Just because we haven't found a way to communicate with them doesnt mean that they cant. Eating meat or eating Vegies is a personal choice.
What we should be focused on is the blatant waste of food in this situation. The economy is in the crap now and the number of starving people around the world is rising and you got the nerve to parade around in food that people are struggling just to look at. And worst part is people are celebrating this. I wish there was a law against waste like this. People are dying because of empty stomachs and she is dancing around wearing the cure. Its like renting out hospitals for private parties. It is a direct and distasteful slap in the fast to people who are suffering. Ellen i think that you are great but the difference between this and a fur coat is obvious, most people dont eat fur. And you are equally guilty for making that swimsuit. People we need to start getting are priorities straight.
They actually figured out how plants communicate. They 'talk' through chemicals. Not to mention the fact that they like certain kinds of music and positive phrases. Plants are just as alive and 'feel' like any other living thing.
About the food thing: people starve because of the way the system is set up, not because there's not enough food and people are wasteful. There's more than enough food on this planet for every single person many times over. They starve because their 'leaders' f_ck them over.
It was her 'let them eat cake' moment!!
It would be nice if PETA would spend some of their resources going after the real problems and not coat-tailing everything just to get some PR.
WHY are yall hating on LADY GAGA..... aree you madd cuss she has more dress gamee denn YU?? her music has a point FOR THE DUMMIES who talk trsh i meann yu dnt say nothin abouut the MEN WEARING SKINNEY JEANS which is superr nasty andd gayy soo yea lady gaga rockss her swagg is sickk
Really, with so many hungry people out there- in the US and elsewhere- the best idea this woman got was to parade around in a dress made of meat ?! And it's considered art and self expression? sad, sad, sad....
Well, do you donate all your leftovers that you don't eat to the needy? Do you ever eat more than you need to? Do you spend time working in a soup kitchen? What charity do you do?
This isn't meant to be a personal attack. I just think that people are reaching when it comes to reasons to put her down. Gaga does TONS of charity work.
I loved her meat dress. I understand what she's trying to say. At least she's trying to say something, unlike the legions of vapid fame wh@res we are innundated with day in and day out.
And I'm sick of PETA with it's useless press releases. They should stick to exposing REAL animal rights abuse cases and stop squawking about what people are wearing. It's not like she's Pete Burns wearing a gorilla coat. This makes about as much sense as protesting in the meat aisle at the local supermarket.
Can someone please *Poke Her Goddam Face!*
She's gone past interesting and is now just a freak.
I know right. That's why I so want to take a dook in her mouth. Freaks are in to stuff like that.
ellen looks more and more like a 17 year old gay boy every day.
Her d!ck is bigger than yours, that's for sure.
She is. lol
I guess she's going for that 'fella girly' look.
I find it rather hilarious that people are saying its gross and a waste of an animal.
If you have ever worn leather, your opinion loses 100% of its value. I think Gaga made a fascinating point with this dress.
If you had bothered to read the article, you would've seen that she explained for people like you, smart one.
The point she mentioned in the article, but also how leather and this dress are not different at all (for the exception that leather is usually worn multiple times). As a vegetarian I can't say I'm ridiculously upset by the dress, anymore than I would be if she had worn a leather dress.
It makes me laugh when she says she is judgement free...She is only judgement free about those ideas in which it is popular to be that way...ultimatly do these people see how these decisions affect generations to come..In your pride do u think you r wiser than God himself?
Though I love Lady Gagas' music and creativity I'm still trying to figure out how she can handle wearing nasty dangling smelly meat on her body. That must have felt just gross, not to mention attracted flies. lol. I do like Ellen's version of the vegan bikini. I wonder if Lady Gaga will wear that. It looks to be her taste.
I think that yes it was weird wearing meat as a dress but i like it . I hate animal cruelty though but i dont think she killed the thing herself and thats her , i truly respect that seriously i do . I love her for being herself all the way :))
I would give Gaga more credit if she can be creative/shocking without having to always wear a weird outfit all the time. It just doesn't shock me. I give her major kudos though, but still, it's not really all that shocking considering that she does these fashion antics ALL THE TIME. I just find something also a bit self-indulgent that she wins all these music awards and yet lets all the focus and attention and her and whatever new freak show outfit she is wearing. And the fans wonder why people don't give her credit for her voice and her music. Obviously Gaga's agenda isn't to show people that she has a great voice, it is for her to basically show off how "weird" she is. No different than Manson.
Leather an cotton dont rot in a day there do any of us really not know that? Lady ga ca ca is just nusance crazy crazy crazy crazy crazy she makes me want 2 vomit she disgusting not a entertainer but a freak she is not a healthy mind crazy crazy a crazy crazy crazy i cant say it enough crazy!
glad she used a cow. weeeee weeeee weeeee
I think lions should be vegetarians. Yeah. And wolves too. Also, bacteria, maggots, and death as well. Maybe viri, too.
seriously people if ya eat meat good,if yo dont good who is anyone yo make choices for one another....for petes sake has the world really come to arguing over a meat dress? wow!!-!
That was my sweet young baby calf Rusty that tramp was wearing! booo hooo hoooo, why did they take him from our little pasture.
Cuz he was sh!ttin all over the place.
Vegetables are not food. Vegetables are what food eats.
After that comment, I'm pretty sure you're brain is a vegetable.
Disgusting!!! I don't eat red meat and I can't stand to cook it even for my husband. The smell is revolting enough on it's own, I couldn't imagine being in it for hours. After the meat is at room temperature the bacteria rapidly reproduce. It would be like dressing up in that steak on "poltergeist" all covered with maggots.. Eeew
But you like white and dark meat though? Probably both at the same time.
did you say steak????
W..T..F are you talking about? You're weird.
She is a mental patient and any1 making excuse 4 her is just as crazy or so ful of hate 4 any1 normal they would think a stinking rotting meat suit is cute
Hey, this isnt a text message. Use proper english skeeza.
Lady Gaga is a fairly competent entertainer. She will go down in history as.....no, I don't believe she will go down in history as anything.
Your commenting skills arent going down in history either.
She should have peeled her skin and showed her own meat. Moo!
PETA did comment on it, they hated it.
What is the obsession with this chick? She's ugly and her music sucks who gives a flying turd what the Paris Hilton (famous for no good reason) of music was wearing. She's the worst kind of idiot...one that thinks they are smart and above us normal people. You watch the backlash is coming, and in 2 years we will all laugh at the fad.
Speaking of turd, I want to drop one into her mouth. I think she'd like that.
I knew PETA would have something to say about her dress, Maybe they could have used it for a bad fashion ad or something. I get what she's doing there. I always enjoy her music it's happy and about expressing who you are as a person. I cannot wait for her new album!
I have it on very good authority that GaGa has recently had a v@ginaplasty and this is the excess that was removed.
If anything, she (Lady Gaga) got more out of this then anyone. Because all of you and the news keep discussing it. Why don't you all just put it to rest already? Honestly, how gives a rats ass what she or anyone where's...She just sold another 50,000 CD because everyone keeps discussing what she wore. Now people who don't know about her are buying her records. Enough already, go get
Jobs you lazy ass welfare recipients!
Sorry. I'm no PETA girl, but there is a big difference between (making full use of an animal) and wearing lunch meat (wearing an impractically repurposed food product for kitsch value...sorry no valid political message just kitsch). This is on par with idiots who waste turkeys to bowl them down grocery store aisles. I'm disappointed in Ellen after the crying dog fiasco that she would give such a lame justification.
And exactly what difference is that? Please tell us the difference between wearing alligator leather (which is NOT used for the WHOLE animal) or wearing raw meat (where typically the animal dies for food purposes, and not so some hick can wear a cow hide)?
Can't think of good reasons why they are so drastically different, or why raw meat is worse? Neither could I.
If all you are using the death of an animal for is to make clothes, than I would say that is wasteful. It's a waste of life. Most leather products are made from products with multi-use. But a cold cut dress is going to rot in days. You wear it, than it's trash. Your average leather product in the US is coming from cattle. The animal was also used for other purposes. And the leather products will last for years if not decades.
By the way, people eat alligator. If a whole alligator is being killed and all somebody is doing with it is making a purse, wasteful.
I'm no vegetarian. I just believe that you don't waste meat. My issue isn't with Lady Gaga. I think shes an over-rated dope. My issue is with Ellen who should no better than to make excuses for such disrespect to animals since she claims to love them so much.
@ agag yadl
Seriously, that made no sense
not to a dum azz, but everyone else go it
Meat: It's what's in my pants.
Your meat is so small when you go to the bathroom you p!ss on your nuts.
Joe.....you ARE an idiot! Do us a favor, have an accident cleaning your shotgun.
That was a waist of food.. that dress could have fed hungry children. Lady gaga is inconsiderate and trying too hard to be "out there"
and the hot air that comes from your mouth could heat the fire to cook the dress to feed the poor hungrey children so they could grow up to be criminals and rule countries as ruthless dictators
she got what she wanted from that meat dress – WE ARE TALKING AB0UT HER!
Lady GaGa is about as useful as AIDS. I really hope she does something stupid so she can be locked up for the rest of her life. It will make the world a better place. And while they're at it...Jersey Shore cast too. Just sayin.
Jon, you are an idiot. Aids and Lady Gaga? You don't like her music and her stupid meat dress. Fine. I think some people clearly find her entertaining, not so much for the millions of people that AIDS has killed.
Eddie, AIDS can be funny as well. For example:
What do you call a person with AIDS in a wheelchair? Roll aids. HaHa! Thats funnah.
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I don't know what it is but when I look at Gaga I just get the urge to pee on somebody.
I love Lady GaGa and think she is an awesome talented artist. If she wants to wear a meat outfit..great!! I think there are more things this world can tear into besides the meat on GaGa's dress! On the bright side..noone has to worry about,"Wheres the beef?" If you are wearing it!lol
That wasnt funny. Try harder.
I love Lady GaGa and think she is an awesome talented artist. If she wants to wear a meat outfit..great!! I think there are more things this work can tear into besides the meat on GaGa's dress! On the bright side..noone has to worry about,"Wheres the beef?" If you are wearing it!lol
I bet Ellen wanted to eat that vegan bikini off Gaga.
Lady Gaga a celebrity??? I'm puking. She doesn't have any talent. The only claim to "fame" she has is the outlandish clothes she wears. Cher has far better taste in fashion, and she wore some really outlandish clothes! She could sing, though!I can't say the same for Lady Gaga! People, we have starving people in this country! Why don't you all put your energies into more useful concerns of society instead of fussing about what somebody wears. Who cares what she wears?
100 meals for Ellen DeGeneres or 1 for Oprah!
Maybe she can wear the meat dress to a celebrity roast
It wasn't a dress....she was not wearing anything......it was her snapper lips that she pulled up over her shoulders.....
That's what Lady Gaga is all about; shock value. However, I love eating meat and I quite frankly don't give a F*** if an animal died so I can eat. It's called the circle of life, get over it people. You can chew on roots, lick slime off of rocks and peck at birdseeds if you want, but as for me...I'll take a slice of Lady Gaga's meat suite please. It looked pretty damn delicious! Oh and leather rocks and thees nothing lie the feeling of fur on your bare flesh.
This thread from here on is now about American Idol and Jennifer Lopez.
And how many hungry people could have been fed if the meat had been put to its intended use?
2,000 etheopians or 3 americans
LOL EPIC COMMENT
I'm going to open a lemonaide stand and sell cookies from it instead.
I have to wonder how some of you inbred cretins say things like "she is auto-tuned, can't sing, digitalized" when the woman sings accapella and nails every note, beautifully, sometimes playing instruments at the same time. It's astonishing how far some of you will shove your oversized heads (for having such small brains, thereby boggling my mind as to why the excessive mass) up your rears just to ignore the obvious and be down-right unabashed haters.
It must suck being so unsuccessful at everything else in your life. HAHA!
you know what else sucks, Your Mamma! I gave her a new pearl necklace last night.
Why do you waste your time mentioning, let alone reading, the comments of people who don't know what they are talking about? I mean seriously dude, relax. What's astonishing is that you would think that your opinion of them will actually change the fact that thousands of other people will diss Gaga for anything. The haters aren't going to read this and change their minds. Get over it.
I don't really think I was attempting to change anyone's minds. I was bored for a minute and felt like sharing the love with all of the same people who troll Lady Gaga posts on CNN.com who hate her guts... but still... follow... her.... threads....
.......cuz that makes sense.
So how is that any different than you following every "hater's" negative comment? I mean, I could understand being irritated that some people don't see Gaga's talent, but it sounds pretty hypocritical and somewhat a waste of time to knock people for following gaga's threads and bashing her while you are going around being a hater stalker. You are basically doing the exact same thing.
@ oh yea, dont back off your comments, own them. Just becuase someone gives you a little flack you respond like a whipped puppy. BTW, your mamma does suck.
Actually I didn't back off, I wrote a reply that apparently got lost in CNN cyberspace that I don't care to really re-write.
In summation, I don't think it's hypocritical. I like Lady Gaga. This is a Lady Gaga thread. Haters ironically are wasting their time and shouldn't be here. I'm responding to them. I'd say i'm more in the right place than they are.
And to reitterate – it's not exactly intelligent to say the girl is 'untalented' when she proves she is, over and over again, live, accapella, and dominates the awards in her profession. Saying that.. mmm.. kinda doesn't make a whole lot of sense.
why are you even replying to these people? You made 100% sense and it is ***pointless*** to come to a Lady GaGa post and hate on her if you hate her ... unless you ain't got nothin better to do. Id say that pretty dumb. She has plenty of talent... but loup was right, you are wasting your time which is evident even with these replies.
Oh yeah, you are extremely amusing. Who said that Gaga haters aren't supposed to be here? They are MEANT to be here. Famous celebrities have their haters, and yes, believe it or not, they do stalk the threads, because, well, it is what they do, and you know what, it's allowed. If it weren't then their comments would be deleted. If everyone said only nice things about Lady Gaga then what's the fun in that? Take it for what it is for goodness sakes. We are all "haters" (depending on the celebrity). I can bet that you hate on a few celebrities yourself, but when it's Lady Gaga, it's off limits, right? Sorry buddy, real world doesn't work like that, not even in cyberspace.
Oh, I am more than well aware that you 'can' be here. I guess, just as I don't troll threads about American Idol, Justin Bieber, Jersey Shore, etc (things i hate or think lack talent), I find it a bit wasteful to see others come and do the same for someone they reportedly thing is talentless trash.
So yes, while you are correct that I do "hate other celebrities", you won't find me reading their stories or trashing them in comments below. You really can't claim you have no interest in a celebrity if you are reading every cnn story about them.
and by thing, I mean think.
@oh year, why dont you knock it off, your so far behind you can't even see what is happening. There is very little difference between justin bieber and lady gaga other than the execution of their strategies.
i dont really care for her ,just because that s not my style of music,although i kinda dig bad romance,but id have to agree that she is talented.
I agree the most attention goes to the celebrity that loud, obnoxious and rude. Music awards are suppose to be about honoring talent. Lady Gaga doesn't surprise me. I also agree a few years from now she won't be remembered for her music. The whole idea of wasting meat as a attire to a music award to get attention is unfortunate and sad. God bless Lady Gaga and all the ways she wants to be remembered.
Did Gaga have to wait in the refrigerator before she took the stage so her dress wouldn't spoil?
No, she was giving me a BJ before she went on.
Lady Gaga is only as interesting as the outfits she's wearing, her music is rubbish, hence is why people talk more about her fashion antics than her actual music. I'm not saying that she isn't talented, that she is, but it sure is a shame that she has to rely so desperately on trying to "shock" people through her clothing. As for this dress, honestly, why did she have to explain why she wore it? I could respect her wearing whatever outrageous outfit she wants, but why then explain it? If it's art, it shouldn't have to be explained. She needs to seriously learn to SHUT UP and just let the outfit speak for itself. She brings no mystery or sense of humor to what she wears...it's always "LOOK AT ME! LOOK AT ME!" and then "Oh by the way, i wore this because...." It's just...anti-climactic. If she were as ballzy as people make her out to be, she would just stop talking, all she does is preach and feed her overloaded ego.
God you are SO RIGHT! She is all about her looks! She isn't even a musical artist!!!!
Oh wait, thats right – she won 8 awards for her music at a Video Music Awards show. So yea, I guess you are just stupid then. Please come back when you make a little more sense (and by that, I mean never).
@ Oh Yeah- Sorry, I don't really care about what you have to say. I prefer to talk/debate with somebody on an intellectual level, you obviously don't hit that mark and you are amusingly defensive. It's cute, esp. because you think you are "offending" people by your comments. Good job cutie, keep on with the cuteness.
"So yea, I guess you are just stupid then."
Couldn't you have sounded any more 12? Seriously man. If you are going to try and insult people, come up with something more creative than "you are stupid." You also took x's comment out of context. It's just an opinion. He or she acknowledges that Lady Gaga is talented, but obviously doesn't like her music. That's OKAY. That happens. And X's opinion makes complete sense and at least was written with intelligence. But I guess you have to knock down anybody who has one negative thing to say about Gaga? Whatever makes you feel better about your self-esteem, I suppose.
Loup – why are you being such a 'hater stalker'? Isn't that hypocritical?
Wow...you are extremely uncreative with your comebacks kid. I predicted that you would take my comment and say exactly that to derail the conversation on yourself. It's cute, but not original or effective. You try too hard.
Aw, how cute – another person who can't take what they dish. Please, continue to give me more of the 'do what i say, not what i do'!
Although, I admit – the fact that you think I'm going to have some kind of "comeback war" with you is rather entertaining. You are welcome to whatever opinion of me you like, no matter how small. =)
I take what I dish just fine, I just don't sound like a 12 year old who is having a temper tantrum. You don't take what you dish because you completely derail the conversation and try to put it on the other commenter. It's just unoriginal. By responding back to me (twice!), you are making a comeback war, kid. Seriously, think before you type. You aren't as intelligent or clever as you try to make yourself out to be. Your lack of intelligence and lame comebacks are starting to show. Now that's not cute.
Loup.. thought id chime in and tell ya.. you don't sound much better. In fact, you seem to be a bit more invested and on the offense than Oh Ya and you could probably use your own little nap time. Probably shouldn't call someone a kid when you are acting like a brat urself.
@ Not Really- you could probably use an english dictionary and brush up on your grammar before "chiming in" as if you are better than me and oh yeah put together. Just sayin.
Haha, listen to the guy harp on people's diction and be so quick to throw back insults. What a hypocrite.
I concur – what a brat.
how am i a hypocrite? if both of you were smart, you would say that we are all being brats, but of course, being that you have low self-esteem and nothing else better to do, you have to constantly come back with your lame comments (i still find it "hypocritical" that you say that you aren't doing "come backs" on me but yet again you respond to every comment i'm saying...lol.). I've come to the conclusion that oh yeah, you are just not all that smart or clever. End of story ;).
@ loup, oh yeah, and not really- ALL OF YOU ARE BRATS. Agree to disagree why don't ya. Get a life, get laid, do something other than wasting so much time and energy on one person's opinion on a freaking blog. If Gaga haters upset you so much, go on a Lady Gaga fan page where everyone will be happy and positive about her. That's what it is meant for.
I want to drop a deuce in GaGa's mouth. I think she'd dig it.
If you don't like meat don't eat it. Simple as that really.
I think you're pretty simple.
Let's face it, its all about the publicity. Who is everyone still talking about today. Unfortunately, its not about the awards she won.
whats up gaga yeahhh........ : )
I am a vegetarian who really tries to avoid leather clothing/shoes... hoping I don't own any without being aware of it. Let me tell you- kinda difficult to find belts! So, Ellen is right- no huge difference between nasty decomposing meat and a leather jacket. Other than the fact that Lady Ga Ga's outfit is blatantly gross. And an obvious grasp for attention. Yes, it worked- she has all the attention she could ever dream of. But, certainly not the respect.
Her goal: get attention
Your response: give her attention
I think it is hilarious that there are so many people who feel so passionate about someone they don't personally know. However, I am surprised that there are only 71 responses so far. I figured a post about Lady Gaga would generate a few hundred replies. Since the argument of vegetarian vs. carnivore is also involved, I figured there would be a lot more replies about that. Personally, I think Lady Gaga is a freak but some of her music is pretty good. Ellen DeGeneres seems to be a very nice and caring person. Her comment about how shoes and clothes made of leather (animal skin) is almost the same as eating meat. It is a hypocritical to be a vegetarian but wear leather or alligator skin.
How can Ellen be a vegan, she eats fish every night!!!
Oh, no. You didn't just make that comment. LOL.
I don't like, nor do I listen to Lady GaGa's music. However, I will not stand in judgement of her when I have my own backyard to maintain. All you haters should save the guilt trips and mind your own backyards
Ridiculous ! How is this sanitary ?
Hey Barbara...do you drive a car, own a home, enjoy a movie or a meal out? If you're so concerned with the hungry, feed them, educate them to feed themselves. Stop pointing your bony, hypocritical finger and do something. Judge not lest ye be judged fool
To all the judgemental haters: Gaga is a pop genius. If she doesn't die from a drug overdose we will get more and more examples of her cultural astuteness. If she does she will become an instant legend. Print it...
Sad to waste meat on a political statement when many people are starving & hungry...
Hey joe......you ARE an idiot. Go play in traffic dummy!
How could you not see a difference in raw meat hanging off her vs. leather!!! It would have been a funny skit if a pack of wild dogs had gotten wind of her and chased her into the studio!!! and Ellen, this is over the top even for you. How could you actually touch her!! Ugh!!!!
OK dear, why don't you educate us the difference between an item butchered for numerous purposes (most notably and one of which – to be cooked) versus an item (leather) that is manufactured at the expense of the animal for vanity purposes?
Sounds to me like wearing raw meat, while not the most appetizing idea (and i suspect was probably more like jerky than "raw meat" since that would be kinda moist) is less barbaric. Leather is made purely for vanity.
I think if you try to draw distinctions between the two and make it like raw meat is WORSE, then you are really debating a losing argument, and clearly lack any cohesive sense of reality.
Well lets hope it wasnt veal, or lamb.
For Ellen to say she's a vegan but then makes that statement about wearing leather.....proves she's a hypocrite and celebrity a–kisser!!
Ellen prefers female celebrity asses! You know when women like Faith Hill come on the show, Ellen's mind is elsewhere.
This was gross! I am totally sick of her and her stupid outfits but this one was the worst. She had to stink....well, kind of like she stinks anyway!!
I think that is animial abuse and probably child or anyone abuse. Look at all that wasted food taken from someone that might go to bed hungry and any night. How can you wear raw meat? I sure would not have my cats skinned just to shock the world with a new style. And Ellen I am so dissapointed, I don't care how much you or anyone else loves this woman but to have her on your show wearing some animinal, that could of fed some hungry people. I sure hope it wasn't one of your animials that you support. Having her on your show and explaining why she did what she did would of been enfough but to actually wear this outfit with you standing next to her with your arm around her all decked out with raw meat just makes me sick.............
Gaga is such a non sense lass.
Let's be honest here: Stefani Germanotta (Gaga's real name) is doing this to promote Lady Gaga, the stage act. She bringing a gimmick to a persona that is an exaggeration of her own personality. Whatever outragous thing Gaga does, its grabs headlines and draws attention, clearly something Germanotta and her record label want.
Freaks show up on Ellen all the time. It's part of the gay lifestyle.
Why does anyone care? She wants to wear a T-bone, big deal. Still looks just as stupid on her as it would on anyone else. I miss the days when people were honored for their talent, their contribution to humanity, not their idiotic antics! It's basically whoever can be the most annoying, outrageous, most controversial person, we'll give THEM the spotlight. It's sad what's considered important these days.
I appriciate Lady Gaga's music, talent, and abilty to take it to the next level. It is her shock value, and not caring what others think what I like. I really love that she had some of the DADT soldiers as her escort.
Why is the media furthering the disgusting antics of our celebs? Can anyone imagine what starving people in poorer counties think of our "roll models" who wear meat to promote themselves and get attention? Is their any mystery why so many counties, cultures, and yes, even religions, hate us so? Bear in mind that we are judged worldwide by what we present on tv about our values.
WHO CARES LETS TACKLE THE MORE IMPORTANT ISSUES THAT AFFECT HUMAN BEINGS INSTEAD OF FOCUSING ON MEAT THAT WHEN BREAKS DOWN AND COMES OUT IN THE CRAPPER LET'S PUT OUR MINDS ON THE IMPORTANT ISSUES NOT CRAP
Actually, cotton comes from the plant named that way.Sheeps get trimmed to use their wool. Love Gaga and Ellen. There just different points of view.
Lady Gaga is a lunatic.... and this has nothing to do with animal rights.
I was there. I tried to get her to back up to a spotlight so's I could cook that t-bone steak on her a**.
It's meatacular. If she wears it for another week , we can call het Lady StinkStink
I'm pretty sure you can call her that already.
I wonder if Adam Carolla will talk about this in his podcast...I hope not
I'd like to shove that Adam Carolla crap right up your hole, stuff my 12 gauge in there and pull the trigger. Moron!
What a waste for ggod meat though; there are people dying, in this world of hunger. Only this would happen in America.
This is totally gross, does ms. gaga need attention that much that she will make totally stupid remarks and wear meat?? Come on folks this is just plain stupid!!!! Ms GAGA needs to get help as she is in need of either meds or professional help as she has issues and needs attention...help!!
Im surprised 20 braid-dead drones havent dropped the dopey line of "well you obviously cared enough to comment..." yet
Looks like your brain is dead.... "braid-dead" lol... the "d" key isn't even close to the "n"
I appreciate Lady Gaga's music, but I am not a fan of her outfit. Whether or not the animal was slaughtered for the purpose of absurd fashion doesn't change the fact that the animal likely lived on a deplorable factory farm and then slaughtered for its flesh. I think we as a society are often not conscious of what we eat and where our food originates. The meat wrapped in cellophane at the supermarket didn’t magically appear there. It had great impact on our environment and the life of the animal. And Ellen DeGeneres – love you!
I never been a fan of Lady Gaga simply because I saw through all he outrageous outfits and such. If she is truly artistic in her craft, why do she give us the kermit the frog dress, the bra and panties outfits, and now the dead flesh hot mess dress. I say she is not original because Tyra Banks came under fire in 2008 for having her contestants on ANTM pose in a meat factory dressed in meat for a photo shoot. I think Gaga does these outrageous things just to try and shock people. At this point I am desensitized by anything she does. I just recognize that most is in poor taste considering that she is a A-list pop star. She will not be remember for her songs 10 years from now. She will be remember for wearing meat, wearing Jim Henson's Kermit the Frog puppets, and various other stupid outfits. She really does the most as far as trying to be noticed and all that extra is really shadowing any talent that she may have.
And all you animal lovers on here. Yes I love animals too. I also am firm believer in God made animals for us to eat. And the vegetables in the ground and the natural fruits. Killing animal like deers and cows and pigs is so we can eat and stay alive.
Hi Texas Mom! I respect your opinion and your dietary choices. However, I don't think God sanctions animal abuse, waste and disrespect for our environment. Industrial farming is a far cry from the days when humans hunted to stay alive.
I think that it was a total waste of perfectly good meat and for what? Plublicity come on. It just shows she has no talent and has to do outragous things to get her attention.
the dress was provocative in that it stirred a discussionm what i would feel embarrased by is the fact that the very fashion forward lady gaga stole this idea from tyra banks americas next top model photo shoot from two years ago!
gaga needs to slow down. sheneeds to have a watermelon on the vine[be a pregger]
The people who bash Gaga for seeking attention really baffle me. Of course she seeks attention! She is a celebrity. It's in her job description. Publicity is a must. She's simply more creative than most in getting that publicity. At least she finds ways to gain publicity while simultaneously generating discussion about social and political issues. It's a refreshing change from the celebrities who stick to the typical publicity stunts of public dating and dramatic "escapes" from the paparrazi.
Lady Gaga is disgusting. This woman craves attention, and it's obvious what lengths she will go, to get it.
I eat meat. I also love and rescue animals. But a dress made of raw meat is a waste. Either eat it or don't use it.
You may think she's crazy, but Lady Gaga is making more money than most of us and she's getting exactly what she wants – people to talk. Ellen disappoints me – she's only recently a vegan and I'm surprised at low judgmental she is. People are missing Lady Gaga's point – we are not pieces of meat...do not treat each other as such. Sadly, it looks like this point is ignored by the people posting here.
Lady Gaga has no point. She is a gimmick. That's it.
@zbt....I totally agree. Gaga reminds me of a young Cher wanna-be or a Madonna wanna-be, so she's not an original. The only difference is that Cher and Madonna had talent. When people talked about them, it was about their songs, not their outfits!!
She'll be a "flash in the pan" until the next wanna-be comes along, no staying power.
I think she's a poser. Ive heard some of her songs and it sounds more like studio miracles than actual talent to me.
But whatever, she'll have millions in the bank and still be damaged goods when the world forgets about her in a year or 2. I may be envious of the money but thats it and who wouldnt be...
"Cher and Madonna had talent"..
Hilarious statement considering history proves you wrong. 20 years ago they were saying how "untalented and unoriginal" Madonna was when compared to Cher; 10 years before that people were shocked and horrified by Cher's near-nothing outfit and complaining about her "lack of talent" in comparison with other shockers like Janis Joplin or Mama Cass, who themselves were vilified and compared with earlier singers..
Understand the cycle? If not, just you wait about another 10 – 15 years when someone even more shocking than Lady Gaga comes along and you will see comments such as "at least Lady Gaga had talent.."
Didn't it smell? Sounds like something that madonna would do to get attention or imply that she is a piece of meat!
that was stupid wearing a meat outfit
Lady Gaga is an idiot. That's all there is too it.
You spelled to wrong. Now who's the idiot?
Anyway, I hope she doesn't wear it every day. 🙂
I love the dude's response. Gaga totally looks like my tranny friend. I think they might be the same person.
@ Ryan Maybe that's conscious. She is a great advocate for LGBT rights. Perhaps she takes her fashion sense from the drag queens to even the score for all the years they've spent emulating the women.
"Gaga totally looks like my tranny friend."
I doubt you have a transgendered friend if you're calling her that. It's like saying that you have a 'n!gger friend'.
Regardless of what people think about the dress, we can all agree on one thing: She gives the term "bringing home the bacon" a whole new meaning.
Hell Yeah 🙂
More like she's suffering with "Mad Cow" disease . . .
I think the meat dress is some sort of penis envy. Ellen has penis envy as well. Gaga is mad because she has a penis and Eleen is mad because she doesn't.
What a thoughtful opinion.
No one is 'mad'! Where are you getting this?
Oh....from your 'imagination'.
Gosh, I wish I had a penis so I could be smart like you.
There is absolutely NO instance where it is appropriate to wear meat. The skins, maybe, (though not now that we have immitation animal skins). If you have to kill an animal to eat, fine. But not for clothing. Let them live.
Then her work here is done.
Billie, I hope you do not own any leather products, that would make your statement a bit contradictory.
I personally think her outfit was brilliant, and made a very shocking statement about fashion. What lengths are acceptable for fashion? If a meat outfit is inappropriate then leather obviously is a no go either, nor is fur.
I'm suprised PETA is crying foul, I would've thought they would've jumped on this and used it as a springboard for their cause. Though I have to agree on the statement regarding the smell... I myself would've wigged out and not touched her, let alone hugged her or held her purse.
people really need to get a life. Fighting over a stupid dress? Come on its not like she killed the animal herself. Leave her alone and talk about something more imporant than a dress!
This. Billie McElroy, this is Lady Gaga the singer. She is supposed to do such things.
Who gave lady GaGa the idea of wearing raw meat? This is just gross and plain stupid.
I completely agree
i agree also, and she was wearing part of it on her head! she is so stupid!
Tony, you are an ignoramous. You don't threaten to kill someone online by offering to pay to have them killed. There is now a record that you said that. Now, if something was to happen to Lady Gaga (gawd i hope not!) they will come lookin for you bud!
Suck it, TomN. If it happens then I'll be wearing HER on the Ellen show.
They weren't killed FOR the dress, that's what I'm talkin' about. It's not like big bad Lady Gaga came to the farm and killed the cow.
Demand dictates the supply. By purchasing something, the source of that item replaces it - in this case by more slaughtering. Think a bit.
She bought it, therefore that animal died so it could be a dress, which is incredibly wasteful and sad.
Like Ellen said, is that any different than leather or fur?
So Alex, how do you know the animals weren't killed for the dress and how do you know that Lady Gaga didn't kill the cow herself. Maybe it wasn't even a cow becaue it could have been pregnant and she would be a baby killer. Most probably a Bull and Gaga bullfought with it before killing it and making clothes from it. How do you know that didn't happen dumb a$$. Are you her?
Oh, and Cows aren't killed on farms for meat cows are raised on famrs for milking. Ranches are where REAL cattle is raised for slaughtering for meat. Hmmm, a fat juicy steak sounds good about now. No bird food for me.
I like how we are trying to liken wearing a meat dress to 'Lady Gaga personally went out and slaughtered some farm animal'. I know, right? I mean, logic dictates that she couldn't get that meat ANYWHERE else (like say, a supermarket, where people regularly go to buy butchered meat for cooking – ABSURD!) and she clearly is a leading cause in animal cruelty these days.
Hypocrite. Eat it . . . or wear it . . . it's still dead meat. She had it on her body - DEAD COW MEAT!! DEAD. Not living. DEAD. What's the statement she was trying to make?? The statement is: she's a moron, and wore dead cow meat on her body.
The animal that supplied the meat was specifically raised for slaughter. If that animal wound up only on the stoves and grills of American consumers, NOBODY WOULD BE TALKING ABOUT IT. That was her point: to provoke people to think about their reactions to the dress and her reasons for wearing it. EVERYONE wears what they eat on their bodies, in the skin, hair, teeth, bones, blood and fat.
It's also a continuation of last year's performance of "Paparazzi", taking aim once again at the vultures who serve up the meat of young performers, talented or not, to the ravening hunger of a celebrity-addicted culture. Anyone who buys a product featured in an advertisement on TV, in the newspaper, in a magazine, or online, is consuming the meat of the models in those ads. Anyone who watches 'Reality TV' is consuming the meat of particularly telegenic but "ordinary" and mostly untalented people. Anyone who is a consumer of pop culture in any form is consuming the meat of the people used to create/sell it. Being vegan does not absolve you of it so please spare me your moral indignation.
The meat dress wasn't the best fashion choice, but I like Ellen'd phrase about leather. Really, is there any difference? At least that Lady Gaga outfit was bought in a supermarket, no animals were slaughtered b/c of it.
your response.' At least that Lady Gaga outfit was bought in a supermarket, no animals were slaughtered b/c of it." is absurd the animals were most definitely slaughtered before they arrived at the super market hello!!!!
Not specifically to make the dress, that was Alex's point.
If you're going to eat the cow, why not use its skin for leather too? Not doing so would be a waste.
As for Lady Gaga's comment, to be the "most judgment free human being on the earth," I don't believe it and find the statement highly narcissistic.
Bad Romace, Lousy Taste, Nauseating News, My GAG[a] reflexes are acting up!
leather lasts years and doesnt stink, meat dresses last a few hours and stink
Yeah, and cotton comes from sheep.
Lady Gaga is nothing but a wanna be. she has no talent and shouldn't be in the industry. all she is looking for is attention and everyone is giving her just what she wants. and if you spell the last part of her name backwards....it spells "agag"...just what she is.
Uhh... Tbar... cotton comes from plants! It's wool that comes from sheep. And they don't need to be killed for it, they are just sheared. (I have nothing against using animals for food and clothing, just pointing out the error).
So Ellen doesn't know the difference between meat (usually muscle and organs found inside and animal) and leather (the SKIN of the animal) She doesn't know much about animals just like Peta. How can PETA make a statement like "the animal didn't want to be killed". How can they presume to know what an animal wants (except eating, sleeping and crapping), hmm sounds like PETA members and animals have something in common!
Lady Gaga is a trashy, purposely over-the-top, digitized signing knockoff that wouldn't know originality if it were a Kobe steak stuffed in her nodoubtedly stained underwear. Go away already.
Lady Gaga has no talent? Oh? I guess the 8 of 14 categories that she won is a clear indicator of complete and utter lack of talent.
That you are just an incompetent turd who (a) can't read English (may not even know what I'm saying either for that matter and (b) should stick to the 'facts'. It's not that she doesn't 'have talent', it's that 'you don't like her' which doesn't really carry as much weight since you seem to be SUCH an intelligent character.
Oh. and that was sarcasm.
You have got to be the dumbest person out there.......no animals slaughtered....LOL Lady Gaga should really give it up.....between her meat dress and what is between her legs I guess you could call it "Surf and Turf"....
I would really love to see what every single worker for PETA eats throughout the day. I can't imagine they'd find that many self-evident vegetarians who don't wear any animal products on their body. I, for one, am sick and tired of hearing the same organization run their mouth about GaGa that put out offensive ads about autism.
PETA makes me sick.
Dear Ellen, the vegans I know don't wear leather. Perhaps you missed the memo. Being vegan doesn't mean cutting all animal products from your diet, it means not using animals for anything. Lady Gaga is disgusting.
Great dress! But it makes her look FAT! Har! You get it??
This goes to show that Americans' fashion sense has finally influenced of Lady Gaga's odd fashion statement.Scary!The trend is going down-down.AMERICANS' FASHION TASTE HAS BECOME TRASHY BECAUSE OF HER, I'M NOT AN AMERICAN ANYWAYS!
"it means not using animals for anything"
Which is technically impossible. There's no such thing as a 100% vegan.
"between her meat dress and what is between her legs I guess you could call it "Surf and Turf"..."
Oh, so now we're insulting female genitalia? I bet you're a winner in life.
Just curious were you frightened by a vegetable as a child?
Yes, I think there is a difference between leather and raw meat. Leather has at least been cured, there will be no spread of bacteria or disease from leather. Who was in charge of disinfecting the seat she sat in? If I was the theater owner I would be sending her a bill for a replacement. I hope I would have more sense than to allow someone to talk me into wearing meat. I believe Valerie Bertinelli made a TV movie about someone who was mentally ill – that character also "wore" meat. Lady Gaga may be considered a fashion icon, but this time she stepped over the line. Where are the fashion police when you need them?
#1 – skin is an organ
#2 – animals do not want to be eaten. hence the instinct to run from predators
Makes me want to pour Cheese Whiz and grilled onions all over her. http://www.scoreface.com
Ellen has had in the area of 7 dogs in the past 10 years(look it up)... and gives every one of them away. She is the worst possible person to have be involved in a discussion on animals...
No, really, the animals weren't slaughtered. They all volunteered for this duty.
The folks at "Charbroil an Outfit for Women" (C.O.W.) wouldn't have it any other way!!
So, the meat magically appeared out of thin air at the grocery store? Hmmm. Interesting. So, if not for human consumption, what are these animals here for?
Of course there's a difference: Leather is durable and strong, will last for years, and is perfectly suited for many kinds of clothing. Meat is none of those things.
I get where the whole "hyuck! meat clothes are the same as leather!" is coming from, but it's kind of silly.
Actually, yes, her wearing that outfit is different then leather. Animal meat is for nutrients, it is just being efficient to use the leather as clothing so that you are using all parts of the animal. She just wore an outfit and will throw it out without really getting anything out of the life of that animal.
And Lady Gaga judges everyone who doesn't think the way she does.
Alex, I totally agree with what you are saying!
Deanne- The animals used in this ensamble were not slaughtered for the purpose of the outfit. They were slaughtered for the purpose of being sold in a supermarket for consumers to purchase, bring home, and eat. Do you eat meat? If so, then this is no different or more 'cruel' in any way to what you do. Think about it...
Caroline – I used to think leather was a harmless byproduct of the meat industry, but that's not true. The sale of leather keeps slaughterhouses profitable. It's not harmless, it is part of the revenue of the industry. So supporting leather in turn supports the slaughter of the cows.