Lady Gaga and PETA on the outs
PETA vice president Dan Mathews thinks Lady Gaga is a monster — and not the good, Gaga-approved kind.
For years, the animal rights watchdog group has been firmly in Gaga’s corner. It applauded the pop star in 2009 for wearing a coat made out of Kermit the Frog carcasses rather than real animals, proudly citing her rationale for the outfit: “I really loved this one in particular because I thought it was commentary on not wearing fur, ’cause I hate fur and I don’t wear fur,” she said.
But lately, Gaga’s been photographed wearing apparel that looks suspiciously like dead animals — both on the street and in a poster for Robert Rodriguez’s upcoming Machete Kills. And naturally, her old boosters aren’t too stoked about this development. As Mathews writes, in typically understated PETA fashion:
Though Gaga must have been impressed by the topicality of Mathews’ letter — references to Chick-fil-A and a Kardashian? — she hasn’t yet responded directly to his accusations. Instead, the poker-faced singer simply tweeted a coy retort:
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