As part of her acceptance speech, Gaga laughed: "I can't believe I'm allowed in here. As an anecdote I thought I might tell this story, I wasn't sure. But when I was told I won this award, Anna Wintour sent me a text message . . . She text messages." The crowd cheered as she continued: "So she sent me a text message, and it said, 'We're so excited to tell you you won the CFDA Fashion Icon Award. And I actually thought it was Anna Treblin, who was one of my very close friends and [my stylist] Nicola [Formichetti]'s assistant, who I go out and have drinks with all the time. So I have a couple Annas in my phone, so my reply was, 'Yes, bitch, we did it.' So quite quickly I got a reply that said, 'How lovely, and we will all be waiting to see what you will wear.' And then I thought, 'Well won't you be helping me choose what I will wear?' And then I said, 'Oh! it's Anna Wintour.'"
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