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Friday
Jun172011

Lady Gaga's Meat Dress Arrives at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Kevin Winter/Getty Images(CLEVELAND) -- Not long ago, it was announced that one of the attractions at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's new Women Who Rock exhibit would be Lady Gaga's famed meat dress, but the garment didn't actually arrive at the Hall in Cleveland until Thursday, according to MTV.

The meat dress, which Gaga wore to the MTV Video Music Awards last year, will join her childhood piano, song lyrics and other memorabilia in the exhibit, where it will be on display until February of 2012.

Jim Henke, the chief curator of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, spoke to MTV about the precautions the museum is taking to keep the dress from rotting while it's on display.

"It's going to be in a case, and we are putting some canisters in there to control the humidity," he explained.  He added that they have a canister in the case that "soaks up glutens," as well as "gels to control the environment."  The dress has also been treated with a special chemical solution.

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Thursday
Dec162010

Lady Gaga's Meat Dress Named Biggest Fashion Statement by 'Time'

Photo Courtesy - Kevin Winter/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- It made headlines all over the world, and now Lady Gaga's infamous meat dress has made it to the pages of Time magazine.  The dress, which she wore to the MTV Video Music Awards, has been named Time's number one Fashion Statement of 2010.

The magazine wrote, "If making fashion statements is your [thing], it's easy to get bored.  Exploding bra?  Flamed out.  Dress made of bubbles?  Please.  Using your hair as a bow?  Not again.  But a dress made of meat -- with shoes, hat and purse to match -- well, that's fresh."

Gaga also made Time's list of People Who Mattered in 2010, along with the likes of Pope Benedict, Steve Jobs, Barack Obama, Sarah Palin, Nancy Pelosi, LeBron James, the cast of Glee, Sandra Bullock, Betty White and Justin Bieber.

Writing about Gaga, Time said, "Her ability to weave fashion, choreography, visual art and a wide variety of pop-based musical styles into one...made her not only a household name but a pop icon."

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Wednesday
Sep292010

PETA President Invites Lady Gaga to Dinner 

(Ingrid Newkirk) Photo Courtesy - PETA(NORFOLK, Va.) -- A spokesperson for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals confirms to ABC News Radio that the president of the organization, Ingrid Newkirk, has decided to have a heart-to-heart with pop star Lady Gaga about the infamous meat dress she wore to the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards.  Newkirk has sent Gaga a private letter inviting her to a vegan dinner.  The spokesperson added, "We know her to be a kind person from her previous anti-fur statements, and we hope that she takes Ms. Newkirk up on the offer."  Last year, Gaga wore an outfit made entirely of stuffed Kermit the Frog dolls, and explained it by saying, "I thought it was a commentary on not wearing fur, 'cause I hate fur and I don't wear fur."

Thursday
Sep232010

Lady Gaga’s Meat Dress To Become Jerky

Image Courtesy: ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Franc Fernandez, the designer of the meat dress that pop star Lady Gaga wore at the MTV Video Music Awards, says the outfit will live on as jerky.  Fernandez tells E! Online, “The dress will go through a process where it becomes a sort of jerky and will be archived.”  He says the dress was a single-use outfit and he has no plans to design any carcass couture for other stars, telling E!, “There’s not going to be meat dresses in the future.  This was made for a specific purpose. It’s what it is.”

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