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Lady Gaga Dishes Up Raw Meat for Animal Rights Activists

Lady Gaga wore dress made out of Kermit the Frog puppets in 2009.

Lady Gaga is the new poster girl for anti-fur activists. Move over Kim Kardashian. The 26-year-old singer, who professes to be a humanitarian, apparently draws the line at skinning animals alive.

Gaga, real name Stefani Germanotta,, scolded animal rights activists, calling them “childish” and even gave a shout out to Kardashian.

The reality star has been the target of repeated protests for wearing fur and selling it in her clothing boutiques. In a dramatic gesture, widely condemned for its radical nature, she was flour bombed on the red carpet during a promotion of one of her fragrances.

Apparently Gaga is taken aback not so much by the issue of animal rights, but the tactics employed by PETA, also known as People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.

“I want you to know that I care deeply about your feelings and views, and I will always support your philosophies about life. “I do not however support violent, abusive, and childish campaigns for ANY CAUSE,” she wrote on her Web site. “Save your flour to make bread for the children who are hungry. And Kim Kardashian is fabulous.”

Gaga’s support of animal rights only goes so far, however. “I would think it hypercritical not to acknowledge the python, ostrich, cow hide, leather, lamb, alligator, ‘Kermit’ and not to mention meat, that I have already worn,” she declared.

The “Kermit” remark referred to her 2009 appearance at the MTV Video Music Awards dressed like Sesame Street’s Kermit the Frog, who was her date.

“This should already put me in a category as one who appreciates and adores the beauty of animals in fashion,” she said. “But this does not mean my morals are rigid, and that I won’t bend at the sight of an absolute art piece of a coat. I have no chains about this.

“You see a carcass, I see a museum pièce de résistance.”

Many of her fans, however, saw disappointment and disgust.

“The Little Monster is turning out to be you, Lady Gaga. You wear fur as if it were a statement of superiority. It’s not.”

  • Pat

    Sir Paul McCartney says:

    “Fashion is an important industry. It can be creative and beautiful but it also has an ugly side. Those designers and retailers that use and sell real fur have the blood of the animals killed for that fur on their hands. It is the demand for fur, created by the fur industry, that causes so much animal cruelty and it’s all so unnecessary. No one needs to wear fur and no one would suffer or die if the commercial fur trade was to disappear. There are alternatives to fur and fashion designers can and should use their artistry to come up with designs that do not use this cruel product. I am so proud that my daughter Stella – who is a great designer – has shown the way and uses no fur in her collections. Remember, as Respect for Animals says: ‘fur is worn by beautiful animals and ugly people’!”

  • Pey

    Gaga has no substance. She stands for nothing.

  • maria

    Very sad how misguided she is – I thought she was intelligent. but this is one of the most ridiculous responses to a backlash she should have seen coming.



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