Lady Gaga seems to disagree with the old adage that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. I do too–Cartier jewelry is obviously a better form, but I digress. Gaga took to Twitter to throw some major shade at Katy Perry, who kicked off her Prismatic tour just this week, stepping out on stage with green hair atop a mechanical horse.
Gaga, as you’ll remember, turned up to the American Music Awards last year on a mechanical horse and is now peeved that Katy is stealing her move.
But IMO, Mother Monster needs to sit down. She isn’t exactly the queen of original ideas. Over the years she’s been accused of copying Madonna on “Born This Way,” (and in “Applause,” which sounds similar to Madge’s “Girl Gone Wild”) a band called The Deep on “Do What U Want,” her “Applause” cover art was, ahem, inspired, by an old David Bowie album, and Rolling Stone magazine pointed out that Gaga’s window displays at Barney’s look an awful lot like those of French artist Colette in the 70s.
So Gaga, maybe pause before you throw tweets from glass houses. Or do you think that LG was right to call out KP as a copycat?