A week after Lady Gaga raised eyebrows (and the ire of animal rights activists) by posing for Japanese Vogue magazine in a raw meat bikini
, she's stepped up her beefy game and accepted an MTV video music award wearing a dress constructed from raw meat. I'm less shocked by the ensemble and more surprised that Mariah Carey didn't devour her.
Here's the meat bikini from the magazine cover:
Kind of gives a whole new meaning to "meat curtains"
And here's the "dress" she donned at the VMAs:
I hope it's grass-fed. Corn-fed would be tacky.
I can't imagine it was much fun attending an awards show smelling like a butcher shop, but Lady Gaga has never been one to go about things conventionally. Unsurprisingly, animal rights activists and vegetarians are pretty angry with the pop star, saying her attire is offensive and cruel to animals. She rationalized her dress with the most absurd explanation ever:
"Gaga explained in [an interview with Ellen DeGeneres] that the meat dress was tied to her protest against
the military's 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy and was a statement
against the governmental restrictions placed on the rights of gay
She then said:
"It's certainly no disrespect to anyone that's vegan or vegetarian. As you know, I'm the
most judgment-free human being on the Earth. It has many
interpretations, but for me this evening it's [saying], 'If we don't
stand up for what we believe in, if we don't fight for our rights,
pretty soon we're going to have as much rights as the meat on our
Uh, what? What did you think of Lady Gaga's recent choice of protein-rich wardrobe?
What do you think of Lady Gaga's outfits made from raw meat?
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