lady gaga japan Lady Gaga's Met Gala stage fright? Or was she just f bomb ing with Anna WintourVogue editor Anna Wintour personally invited Lady Gaga to perform at the 2010 Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum.

So why did Gaga refuse to walk the red carpet (it couldn’t have been because she had nothing to wear) and  why did she refuse to come out of her room during the dinner?  According to the New York Post, friends tried to coax her out. So did Warner Music execs. Finally Oprah Winfrey persuaded her to come out.

]]>Anne Hathaway, a flashing Katy Perry, January Jones, Blake Lively, Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift, Jennifer Lopez, Kate Hudson and her new breasts, Kristen Stewart, Emma Watston and, whew, more.  “She called me and said, ‘I would like you to play at the Met gala, but I just want to make sure, because I’ve seen you perform before, that you won’t be swearing during the performance,’ ” Gaga explained. “So Anna, I will do my [bleep]-ing best!” And that’s why we all love her. Follow Zap2it’s Dish Rag on Twitter and on Facebook and Zap2itHanh on Twitter for the latest celebrity news and buzz. More Gaga dish: Lollapalooza 2010 includes Lady Gaga, Green Day, Soundgarden
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