Lady Gaga posted a nearly-500 word entry on her blog (via MTV), saying her upcoming Terry Richardson-directed video for “Do What U Want“, featuring piss king R. Kelly, will be late and crappy just like her “Applause” video.
GooGoo didn’t name names, but said she was betrayed and that her time and health were “gravely mismanaged”. Maybe she kicked Terry to the curb after he attempted to out-weird her by suggesting she dress up in a costume made from used condoms, pipe cleaners and fresh kelp while she fondles llamas. It’s Gaga, so who the fuck knows? She also said she is devastated because she devotes so much of her life to creating fantasies for her fans and apologized for
not being Beyonce cranking out steaming piles in a week she’s passing off as videos.
I have to confess I don’t get her visual art shit at all, so the delay of “Do What U Want” just means a little more time for blissful ignorance. I watched the video for “Applause” from start to finish and had this look on my face, even though I desperately wanted to check out at the 0:22 mark where she looks like she’s dressed up as a dingle berry caught in Kim Kardashian’s ass cheeks. If she wanted to create fantasies that appealed to me, she’d make videos where she’s home alone in her house with a good book or about winning the lottery and not having to cook or clean for a family of five anymore.
You can read her blog post in it’s entirety after the jump if you’re interested in an explanation longer and more tedious than her 14-minute video for “Marry the Night“, along with a thinly veiled threat that the ARTPOP fuckery is just beginning.
It is late because, just like with the Applause video unfortunately, I was given a week to plan and execute it. It is very devastating for someone like me, I devote every moment of my life to creating fantasies for you.
All my my most successful videos were planned over a period of time when I was rested and my creativity was honored.
Those who have betrayed me gravely mismanaged my time and health and left me on my own to damage control any problems that ensued as a result.
Millions of dollars are not enough for some people. They want billions. Then they need trillions. I was not enough for some people. They wanted more.
I am very grateful to the photographers and designers who have always stood by me to make sure my fans are never aware of the things that happen behind the scenes, but unfortunately after my surgery I was too sick, too tired, and too sad to control the damage on my own. My label was not aware that this was going on.
The next few months of ARTPOP will truly be its beginning. Because those who did not care about ARTPOP’s success are now gone, and the dreams I have been planning can now come to fruition.
Please forgive me that I did not foresee this coming, I never thought after all the years of hard work that those I called friends and partners would ever care so little at a time I needed them the most. Give me a chance to show you the meaning of seeing art all around you.
Open your hearts to me again that I may show you the joy of us coming together through our talents, that we are stronger as a unit than when we are alone. Let me be for you the Goddess that I know I truly am, let me show you the visions that have been in my mind for two years.
I love you. Forgive me monsters. Forgive me ARTPOP. You are my whole world.
You are so beautiful , and your message to me is so powerful. In fact it is much more than the media, the media has also supported me in the past.
There are always ups and downs. my heart breaks from the people i have trusted and loved who i’ve worked so closely with, who have used me, lied to me, worked me into the ground for the personal gain.
When i woke up in the hospital after my surgery there were many people that were not there. my health did not matter. I did not matter unless i could perform.
This is a very hard lesson. I have lost love ones to the greed of money. It is not Interscope. They in fact love me very much and will see ARTPOP to the end.