Lipgloss Break: Lady Gaga on cover of Harper's Bazaar

Lady Gaga on cover of Harper's Bazaar

Lady Gaga graces Harper's Bazaar's May cover, and in the interview, the provocative pop star opens up about her body, fashion statements, her stand on plastic surgery, and more. Please see attached for the cover and inside photos and full story, and below for a few highlights from the interview.
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For the provocative pop star, all the world’s a stage. Why? Because she was born that way.

“I have never had plastic surgery, and there are many pop singers who have. I think that promoting insecurity in the form of plastic surgery is infinitely more harmful than an artistic expression related to body modification.”

“I am an artist, and I have the ability and the free will to choose the way the world will envision me.”

She says that once she had become a household name—after winning Grammys, after wrestling with Madonna on Saturday Night Live, after countless magazine covers—she felt pressured to move to the pop-culture mecca that is Los Angeles. “I had all these number-one records, and I had sold all these albums, and it was sort of this turning point: Am I going to try and embrace Hollywood and assimilate to that culture?” Suffice to say, it didn’t work out. “I put my toe in that water, and it was a Kegel-exercise vaginal reaction where I clenched and had to retract immediately,” she says in a very vivid metaphor. “I ran furiously back to New York, to my old apartment, and I hung out with my friends, and I went to the same bars.”

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