PICTURE SPECIAL: Lady Gaga's most outrageous outfits
What’s On teams up with Hype to profile Lady Gaga, with her best quotes and Lady Gaga’s most outrageous outfits with Lady Gaga in Dubai for her Meydan show.
The pop superforce that is Lady Gaga is never shy to speak her mind. These quotes reveal the strength and depth of character that lies behind Lady Gaga and her outlandish costumes….
“I’m sort of a pop musical misfit. I always say that if all the pop singers were at a high school party together, I would not be at the cool kids’ table.”
“I had a boyfriend who told me I’d never succeed, never be nominated for a Grammy, never have a hit song, and that he hoped I’d fail. I said to him, ‘Someday, when we’re not together, you won’t be able to order a cup of coffee at the deli without hearing or seeing me.’”
“I have such an appreciation for where I am in my life because I’ve struggled and because I couldn’t get signed. There are times when it can be a lot to deal with but I try to find that joyful place that reminds me that I would die if someone took it all away.”
“If there was some sort of mathematical equation for beauty, I don’t know if I would be the algorithm. I’m not a supermodel. That’s not what I do. What I do is music. I want my fans to feel the way I do, to know what they have to offer is just as important, more important, than what’s happening on the outside.”
“I always think it’s funny when I meet people and they’re like, ‘Oh my, it’s amazing! You sing!’ I’m like, aren’t we suppose to sing? It’s part of the gig, isn’t it?”
“Pop is the medium that I’m good at. But art was always the thing that drove me forward in challenging and painful circumstances. I would always have the wings of high art, lifting me up, and I could feel no pain, because I could feel the adrenaline of the future, of my artistic experience, and that was more important.”
“I’m already crazy. I’m a fearless person. I think it creeps up on you. I don’t think it can be stopped. If my destiny is to lose my mind because of fame, then that’s my destiny.”
“Every bit of me is devoted to love and art. And I aspire to try to be a teacher to my young fans who feel just like I felt when I was younger. I just felt like a freak. I’m trying to liberate them; I want to free them of their fears and make them feel that they can make their own space in the world.”
“If you only believe that you’re an artist when you have a big advance in your pocket and a single coming out, I would say that’s quite soulless. You have to have a sense of your own greatness and your own ability from a very deep place inside you.”
“Some people are just born stars – you either have it or you haven’t, and I was definitely born one.”