Lady Gaga admitted to Harper’s she tried to be a part of Hollywood when she initially became famous, but hated it.
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?…..I put my toe in that water, and it was a Kegel-exercise vaginal reaction where I clenched and had to retract immediately. 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…..’
On talking about her new look she goes on to add:
Other pop stars who have had plastic surgery are harmful and promote insecurity… but my horns are just artistic…’
On speaking about her friend Alexander McQueen, Gaga explains her belief that he [Alexander] is in fact living on through her music. Gaga claims evidence of this is seen as her label released the new single on the year anniversary of his death!
I think he planned the whole thing: Right after he died, I wrote Born This Way,’ the singer says. I think he’s up in heaven with fashion strings in his hands, marionetting away, planning this whole thing.’
Photographed by Terry Richardson, look out for the full feature in Harper’s Bazaar next month – this will be an interesting read!!