Forget the Gowns! Lady Gaga Steals the Spotlight at Met Gala in Crystal Catsuit

05/04/2010 at 05:10 PM ET

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While all eyes were on the glamorous gowns on the red carpet outside of the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday night, inside the Costume Institute Gala, it was all about Lady Gaga who stole the show in sheer crystal catsuit. Skipping the red carpet so she could prepare for her mini-concert, Gaga performed four songs in front of a New York City-themed backdrop–while clad in a crystal-encrusted catsuit by Giorgio Armani (who notably designed her Grammys ensembles). The ensemble and the show had the star-studded audience tweeting away: “GaGa singing beautifully at Met Ball. (she’s not the lamp post – underneath on the piano),” joked Jimmy Fallon, while Cash Warren, there with wife Jessica Alba raved about her performance. “Jess and I are front row center. Insane! She’s amazing,” Warren Tweeted, adding, “haven’t heard a voice that wonderful in person in a long time.” Katy Perry joined in on the Gaga lovefest, Tweeting, “I love @ladygaga She’s still cool.” Meanwhile, a Michael Kors-clad Brooke Shields told PEOPLE that the performance was one of the highlights of the night, “I love whenever I can see Lady Gaga.” —Cara Lynn Shultz


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Peaches on

Didn’t Britney wear the same thing in an old video?

Peaches on

Didn’t Britney wear the same thing in an old music video?

megan on

yeah, Britney wore something like that in her “Toxic” video.

Beth on

Can’t we be done with her yet? She’s just a revamped Madonna whom I also got sick of quite quickly!!!!

Becky on

She is definitely not seeking attention in the outfits she wears. I wear those type of outfits everyday, especially when I’m grocery shopping.

Jon on

That’s all nice to hear!

Steve on

I just want to know where Becky does her grocery shopping!

Jon on

I’m glad Demi Lovato is ok after a little car accident!

Sue on

Sorry but not so cutting edge…Britney did it first!

Jason on

What is up with all of your bitter Britney fans? Gaga is amazing, Britney is amazing, Madonna is amazing. Get over yourselves.

Lisa on

Unlike Madonna, Gaga is an accomplished songwriter and has an excellent live voice, though…

Kane on

Britney Spears is cutting edge? Pfsh. Next you’re gonna tell me she didn’t rip off The Beatles’ “Mr. Kite” for her cutting-edge “Womanizer” song. Oh wait, she didn’t write that song anyway (shocker).

Krissy on

I bet her performance was amazing! It isn’t just the costumes, it is what she does in them! She sings live 100% of the time, something Britney couldn’t do if her life depended on it.

Pamela on

Agree with Becky, I too wear those type of outfits everyday, especially when I’m grocery shopping.

Victoria on

oh my gosh

Boricua on

Lady Gaga,Madonna Britney are all good singers in their own right. Lady Gaga por siempre!!!!!!!!

Steven on

Yeah, Britney did it first in a music video. However, I don’t remember Britney having the guts to show up in that during a glamorous night when all the other women are in Gucci and Dior. Just saying. And Gaga sang live. The verdict: Gaga wins!

Lacey on

VERY well put Jason! GaGa is absolutely amazing…i saw her LIVE and yes, I say live in New Orleans in December. She actually SINGS, and does it beautifully. Her costumes are how she expresses herself. It’s art. And she actually writes her music! Which is just a plus! How many people can you say in Hollywood stay the same, and never change? GaGa is true to what she started out as, unlike everyone else who just follows the trend at the time. I love Britney, I love Madonna, and I love X-tina. They are all talented, BUT GaGa is a one-woman team, a force. Hate her or love her, she is going to be around for a long time, and I am very happy about that. Now get over yourselves. I guarantee you all the haters are guilty of singing her songs in the car or in the club. Thanks.

-Little Monster :) <3

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erilynne on

Britney also wore a nude crystal outfit to an awards show (think MTV?) in early 2000 singing “Opps I Did It Again”

hater on

lol. she copied britney’s costume. guess what? she wore it better. you look like a candle stick. not sexy.

Candace on

Gaga is the best artist to appear on the music scene since Madonna in 1982! Both women are very smiliar (I’m a huge Madge fan of course), both write and produce their own material, their musical roots are in New York, both are of Italian descent, and both are creative, empowering to women, and positive role models for girtls and women. Women slam Gaga out of jealously and men fear her because she threatens their precious egos with her strength and independence. Get over it people, Gaga is here to stay! I remember Madonna’s appearance on the music scene back in 1982, people said she wouldn’t be around long. Here were are in 2010 and she’s still making great music so all her doubters and haters are now eating crow. This is a repeat performance. Years down the road, doubters and haters of Gaga will be doing the same, eating crow.

rene on

no u fools gaga is original
its not similar britneys was more of like scattered diaMonds all over her body gagas is moreof like chunks in diff places omg so no not similar ??

gaga fan on

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Emanuel on

Britney fans need to effing chill out! Just because Ms. Spears is losing her relevance fast, that is no reason to take your frustration out on GaGa. Yeah, Britney wore a similar outfit in “Toxic” but, was it custom made for her by Giorgio Armani himself? Probably not. That alone makes the outfit unique. A lot of designers have found a new muse and her name is Lady GaGa. She’s here to stay people. Period.

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Erica on

LMAO…Becky..I do the same thing…OMG!! I have the same outfit for grocery shopping too!

PurrlGurrl on

Reality check. Cher did it first (long before any of you were born) and often. All the rest of them are clones.

Hope on

Wow, a glittery body suit. How original.

knowledge on

Actually, Britney did not wear a crystal encrusted catsuit- she just had crystals applied to her bare body- even better- this shown in the making of her toxic video.

Melinda on

She and her peeps are always complaining and saying Christina Aguilera is a copy cat of Gaga’s..
But ya..Britney did this first…so we could say the same for Gaga.
Don’t get me wrong, I love Gaga. But I love Christina too, and get annoyed when her people say she’s being a copy


I suppose almost every celebrity has to go through that. To me it just reminds me of wt Marilyn wore back then and this is more like a “Evolution”~

Jordan on

I think we have this established that both Lady Gaga and Britney both wore cat suits. Obviously there is something else there in order for Giorgio Armani to desgin the suit specificly for Gaga as well as the dress’ she wore at the Grammys that were amazing. I <3 Lady Gaga she rocks.

Seriously? on

Agree with PurrlGurrl. All these women are just Cher wannabes. Sad.

Kay on

Love her. Wish I could see her performance.

Ashley on

Cher was the first person to wear that actually so get over yourself Brittany didnt come up with anything.

Emma on

Never mind the catsuit (though she does look amazing, what a great figure!)I want to know where she got those GORGEOUS boots!!

Jenn C. on


Kel on

Forever trying to compare, forever trying to say who’s the most original. None of them really are when they all cite Madonna as an influence.

How about you ALL get over yourselves. There was life before Britney, life before Madonna, and life before Lady Gaga, and there will be when thet’re gone. So please, get real. It’s entertainment. It’s pop music. You all are taking this WAY too seriously.

Li on

Copiar a Roupa da Britney; depois ela que é paga pau, me chupa;

Israel Júnior on

and Britney Spears in toxic? kkkkkkkk

Sicily on

Wow this woman must have been really neglected as a child for she is severely starved for attention. I am so over her. I’m so ready for her to fade off the scene.

Carol Praes on

Britney wore this in a presentation at MTV music awards, in 2000…

jogh on

who cares of britney? where is she? is she alive? i don’t know.

Jamie on



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