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Lady Gaga at 2011 MTV VMAs 2011-08-28 18:55:11

VMAs: Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga made history with her gender-bending opening performance at the VMAs — dressed in greaser gear as her "You and I" video alter ego Jo Calderone, Gaga recited a monologue before launching into the song. She wore a loose-fitting white t-shirt, black pants, and black shoes — as well as a black jacket that she ceremoniously removed once things got going. Gaga's hair and makeup were subdued, to say the least; she wore a jet black, slicked-back wig, bold brows, and some artfully applied scruff. What do you think of Lady Gaga/Jo Calderone's onstage look?

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CalidaA CalidaA 4 years
An amazing transformation. I really admire her love and dedication for the art~
GummiBears GummiBears 4 years
She looks like a hot version of Ray Romano. Yeah I said it.
pebbles2077 pebbles2077 4 years
Did anybody else notice how Gaga didnt give Britney her moment to shine during her acceptance speech? Super selfish and overrated. Go away.
Jaime-Richards Jaime-Richards 4 years
I am loving all the comparisons here. James Dean, maybe, too?
nikkisoda nikkisoda 4 years
1984 called, it wants it's Grammys performance by the Eurythmics back. Google it.
nikkisoda nikkisoda 4 years
1984 called, it wants it's Grammys performance by the Eurythmics back. Google it.
SomyMachine SomyMachine 4 years
I loved it - she is amazing.
SomyMachine SomyMachine 4 years
I loved it - she is amazing.
ItsGlisten17 ItsGlisten17 4 years
I thought she looked INSANELY AWESOME! Every time I saw her I would smile. She COMMITS and that is worth applauding. Plus, she was dressed down and scruffy and so damn cute. Go her! :D Break down those barriers, Gaga.
miss-leanne miss-leanne 4 years
It's Squiggy!
miss-leanne miss-leanne 4 years
It's Squiggy!
Claire-Underwear Claire-Underwear 4 years
the only time she broke character was when they cut away from her and Britney.
maverickgd maverickgd 4 years
Seems like I'm the odd one out here, because I loved it! I like a good gender-bender, and if anyone could pull it off, it's Gaga.
Burkina Burkina 4 years
Creepy, and her little speechs were horrible.
couture-yourself couture-yourself 4 years
I hated it.
couture-yourself couture-yourself 4 years
I hated it.
joymmart joymmart 4 years
Let mid-60s Bob Dylan keep his style, please
nbca nbca 4 years
Awful.
nbca nbca 4 years
Awful.
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