Lady Gaga: ‘Being beautiful is not so fun when you’re in a business with all men’


Lady Gaga covers the December issue of Glamour mag (the Woman of the Year issue). The photoshoot is… meh. Not hideous but not really glamorous either. And I still can’t believe crimping is coming back into style. That needed to die in the 1980s, and I was sure that it had died back then. For the honor (of being “Woman of the Year”), Gaga got to sit down with Andy Cohen for the interview – you can read the full piece here. Some highlights:

On confidence: “It depends on what it is we’re talking about. I’m really confident about my music because I love it… I’m confident in who I am. I’ve come to a place in my life where I’ve accepted things that are me, as opposed to feeling pressure to explain myself to people around me. That’s just the way I’ve always tried to be. It didn’t change when I became a star.

Whether she considers herself beautiful: “Not conventionally beautiful. If there was some sort of mathematical equation for beauty, I don’t know if I would be the algorithm. I’ve always been OK with that. I’m not a supermodel. That’s not what I do. What I do is music. I want my fans to feel the way I do, to know what they have to offer is just as important, more important, than what’s happening on the outside.”

But she’s insecure: “I would say that I am. Maybe it’s from the things I experienced in my past, you know? Being beautiful is not so fun when you’re in a business with all men. Because it can actually get in the way. So in some ways, the outfits—these creations are because I don’t want to face the reality of what people want from a female pop star. Everybody always laughs because I feel so much more comfortable with, like, a giant paper bag on my whole body and paint on my face. Sometimes I try really hard to take it all off. But inevitably what’s underneath is still not a straight edge. And I don’t think it ever will be.”

Stefani versus Gaga: “I’m both all the time. Gaga and Stefani are my nicknames. I guess when people meet me for the first time and call me Stefani, it bothers me. Because it’s something that’s reserved for only the people who are closest to me. It’s not because I don’t like my given name; it’s that I became somebody else. I became somebody else for a reason, you know. This is part of what my message is—you can become whoever you want to be, to escape your past.”

The Born This Way Foundation: “The foundation is everything that I’ve ever believed in. My ambition was never to rule the world. It was always to change the world. And once I started to become more and more successful, this voice in the back of my mind was telling me to make sure that I staked my claim as a person. The Born This Way Foundation isn’t about money at all. It’s about communities, people coming together. It’s about kids telling their stories to one another, and finding a sense of home by breeding compassion, making it cool to be that kind of person. I truly believe that people can find a happier way, if they are aware of the stories of people around them—people who share similar challenges and similar fears.”

On the similarities between “Born This Way” and “Express Yourself”: “Truthfully, all of that stuff is nonsense. It did upset me when I saw a lot of young people fighting on the Internet [about it]. My desire is always to bring people together. I never care personally what people say about me. But is it inspiring a community to split down the center and go to war over who is the queen? The music, and the message—this will always be more important to me than people thinking I’m the best. And any sort of bantering about “am I going to have a career like hers”—who’s to say I’m anything like her at all? Who’s to say that my ambitions are even the same as hers? Who’s to say I’m not an entirely different person? Because I am. You have to understand, I was a waitress five years ago.”

On Pres. Obama calling her “intimidating”: “Oh, I think he was just being funny. He’s actually really funny. It means a lot to me that the President’s able to see through everything, straight to the center of who I am.”

[From Glamour]

I guess I don’t understand this argument: “Being beautiful is not so fun when you’re in a business with all men. Because it can actually get in the way. So in some ways, the outfits—these creations are because I don’t want to face the reality of what people want from a female pop star.” The way I read this is that “being beautiful” would have gotten her a lot of attention, which she claims would have been unwanted attention, attention that would have taken away from her music and her message. And so because she’s not beautiful, she has to dress up in bizarre costumes (not to mention taking off those costumes) to get attention and to get the men to pay attention to her and her music. Everything is about LOOK AT ME, and beauty isn’t really any part of it. Beautiful or not beautiful, it’s still LOOK AT ME.



Here are some new pics of Gaga over the past 24 hours:



Photos courtesy of Glamour.

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  1. Jules says:

    How would she know?

  2. Francesca says:

    Or so she has heard.

  3. Kiddo says:

    I don’t know if she was necessarily saying that she thought she was beautiful. I think she was explaining the use of bizarre costuming as opposed to making herself up as “pretty”. That she was hiding behind the masks. I think you said as much Kaiser. I agree.

  4. bns says:

    I love the black coat and boots in the first candid, but it’s ruined by the shit sitting on her head.

    • Tapioca says:

      She looks like she’s channelling Isabella Blow today. It must be tough to be so avant garde when Google Images is out there, neatly illustrating that everything you do has been done before!

      • magda says:

        …and for me she is an insult to Isabella Blow. Isabella was extravagant woman with fashion in her veins. Gaga is just sooooo try-hard.

      • MonkSolo says:

        Sometimes she channels Nina Hagen, although she doesn’t have Nina’s unique vocal skills.

    • LadyMTL says:

      Me too! I wish I knew who designed the coat because I would buy it in half a heartbeat (even if I couldn’t afford it, hahahaha).

  5. JessSaysNo says:

    She may not be Natalie Portman or Miranda Kerr beautiful but she is a beautiful young pop star. Anyone calling her ugly… in a gossip site COMMENTS SECTION is obviously weirdly jealous and, I promise, not nearly as pretty. I’m not even a Gaga fan but seriously? Losers in a comment section are so much prettier? Ha.

    • Jayna says:

      She’s not beautiful. But Gaga can always be very striking and at times beautiful especially straight on shots like the cover. Other times Gaga is very average looking but in a nice way, and she has a weak chin in side shots. But she’s never homely or ugly or plain. When she did that Oprah interview last year on her new network Gaga looked plain. She had an awful wig on, way too much makeup on, and her mouth goes up sideways on one side when she talks and it was more noticeable in that interview and was the first and probably only time she ever looked homely to me. But Gaga has an interesting face which works for all her looks, not a plain face. She always says she likes herself the way she is, so I was stunned when she started blowing up her lips and even seemed obsessed with her lips, posting photos to her fans of them. I realized she can say a lot of things, but basically she critiques her looks like every other woman and falls prey to things at times.

    • Josephine says:

      I think she is beautiful as well. I would love to see a more broad standard for what we consider beautiful. To me, she looks quite Italian, and I think her nose precludes a designation as beautiful to many. I don’t know her music, but I do enjoy some her outfits (and kinda loathe others). But beauty is always going to be in the eye of the beholder, and folks are entitled to their opinion.

    • Bree bree says:

      I’m not jealous of her at all and I think she is quite unfortunate looking. Less now so since she got her nose done though. I actually checked out the Lady Gaga-Terry Richardson coffee table book and it was really interesting. It seems like she is AlWAYS in show-mode and that must be exhausting. Out of all of the dozens of pictures, the only one that SHE didn’t look ugly was when she was on the plane with no makeup, in a t-shirt and jeans. So maybe she purposely makes herself uglier? I don’t know.

    • maria says:

      Oh you’re so beautiful on the inside! And able to tell what we look like just by the fact that we read a gossip blog. Impressive! You probably look like a super model as well. Congrats!

    • MissMoody says:

      All of us who post of gossip sites may not be Miranda Kerr or Natalie Portman beautiful but anyone calling us ugly, in a gossip site COMMENTS SECTION, is obviously weirdly jealous.

    • themummy says:

      So…by your logic, ANYONE here who says they think she is unattractive is jealous? You honestly think that, statistically speaking, it is impossible for anyone to find her unattractive? That’s pretty much impossible. I think she’s quite beautiful post-surgery, but in her original form I do think she’s homely/ugly, and yes, I DO think I am more attractive than she is (and that’s probably not saying much…I resemble a cross between Jodie Foster, Leelee Sobieski, and Helen Hunt, so make what you will of that…I do not claim to be a great beauty…and I don’t care if I am or not!), and no I am not jealous. I don’t think it’s important enough to be jealous over. Why does thinking you are the more attractive person (which I never even thought about until I read this post) mean you’re jealous? Maybe a person can honestly think that. It doesn’t bother me that people are more attractive than I am. If that is what I worried about in life, that would just be really pathetic.

      Bottom line, your comment about ANYONE saying she’s ugly just means they’re jealous is pretty silly and unrealistic. In her original form, with her original face, she isn’t a great beauty. That doesn’t take away from her talent (I do recognize her immense talent, although I find her music to be generally annoying and her to be quite pretentious), her heart, her mind, her worth, or any of the things that actually matter. I do think that she dislikes her looks and is very insecure. She spends a great deal of time and energy telling people to accept themselves as they are, etc. etc., but when it came down to it, she caved and got surgery, etc., to be one of the “beautiful people.” And yet she acts like she never did, and that beautiful Gaga is still poor homely Gaga and keeps on with the “I’m not pretty and you should all love yourselves they way you are not cave to society’s pressures to be beautiful!”

      • JessSaysNo says:

        It’s not that I think anyone who says she’s “ugly” is jealous, its the fact that women on this site are like rabid dogs, foaming at the mouth to shit all over Gaga. It is obvious that she is not at the super model level of manufactured beauty, but I’m sure that straight men find her more than “do-able” which is her entire point.

      • Eve says:

        @ Jess:

        “It’s not that I think anyone who says she’s “ugly” is jealous”

        You’re contradicting yourself then, because those were your exact words:

        “Anyone calling her ugly… in a gossip site COMMENTS SECTION is obviously weirdly jealous and, I promise, not nearly as pretty.”

        I don’t agree with, but I understand your second statement (your reply to Themummy) — I understand the sentiment.

        But a sweeping generalization like “anyone who does this is that” is bound to bring criticism. And rightfully so.

      • Leila in Wunderland says:

        “its the fact that women on this site are like rabid dogs, foaming at the mouth to shit all over Gaga”.

        True, sometimes based on comments it does seem like there’s some truth to that stereotype (which I hate) about women being a bunch of unsatisfied mean girls toward each other, (look at the Rashida Jones section of this site, click on the first article, read the comments, and you’ll see an example), but it’s not just Lady Gaga.
        Also, this sort of thing happens in Hollywood too. It’s just the society that we live in.

        Also, even if Lady Gaga had described herself as beautiful- which I don’t think she did- what’s so wrong about a woman feeling that she’s beautiful and admitting it?

    • Jay says:

      I’m the girl in my gravatar, so…

    • Francesca says:

      Not everyone is “beautiful”. And when people act like that it is somehow unspeakable to be less than “beautiful”, it negates the value of all the other wonderful qualities human beings possess.

    • paranormalgirl says:

      And yet here you are commenting on other people not being beautiful. Funny. I am not a Gaga fan by a long shot, and I think that she is unconventionally beautiful. But if I didn’t think that, it wouldn’t be coming from some “weird jealousy” angle. I am beautiful in a tall, athletic, ginger way and I am whip smart. I am not a “loser” because I comment on a gossip blog. JessSaysNo, please don’t judge others unless you are willing to judge yourself by your own standards because quite frankly, you’ve painted yourself in quite a bad manner.

    • KC says:

      Call me jealous but Gaga is average at best. And thats with the advantage of make up and lighting. God knows what she looks like first thing in the morning.

      None of that should matter though. We cant all have Beyonces face, unfortunately. Sadly Gaga is ugly on the inside too! No redeemable qualities in that one.

      • Eve says:

        “Call me jealous but Gaga is average at best. And thats with the advantage of make up and lighting. God knows what she looks like first thing in the morning.”

        “Sadly Gaga is ugly on the inside too! No redeemable qualities in that one.”

        My thoughts exactly!

      • GiGi says:

        And you know GaGa personally? how? And not everyone thinks Beyonce is remarkable. She is entering Michael Jackson territory with all of her plastic surgery.

      • KC says:


        Love the Beyonce shade ……very smooth. Lol. (I do still think she is a stunning beauty though, so lets agree to disagree)

      • Eve says:

        @ KC:

        Actually, that was kind of unintentional… 🙂

        I do think Beyonce is pretty. Not the most beautiful out there but beautiful nonetheless (I dislike her for unrelated reasons).

      • Leila in Wunderland says:

        Oooh, this is interesting. Please tell us how you know that Stefani Germanotta is a bad person on the inside, and that she has no redeeming qualities? Are you a telepath…. or maybe something more? Do you know her?

    • Babalon says:


    • Stacey says:

      I think she’s beautiful and ugly mixed up together. She goes both ways.

    • bns says:

      I wouldn’t call everyone jealous, but I do agree that she’s definitely not ugly.

    • NeNe says:

      @JessSaysNo says:

      It is not jealousy, it is our personal opinions, and no one can say if they are right or wrong. That’s the thing with personal opinions. I have no problem saying when a woman is pretty, and I certainly have no problems saying someone is ugly, and in my opinion she is FUGLY!!!!!

    • NeNe says:

      @JessSaysNo says:

      It is not jealousy, it is our personal opinions, and no one can say if they are right or wrong. That’s the thing with personal opinions. I have no problem saying when a woman is pretty, and I certainly have no problems saying someone is ugly, and in my opinion she is FUGLY!!!!!

  6. ldub says:

    this b*tch is DESERT thirsty. damn

  7. Christin says:

    She and Miley think they are so cutting edge. They just recycle trends that went away for good reason. Much like their 15 minutes of fame.

  8. Jayna says:

    Gaga always gives conflicting statements. Even her fans say she does. She says she doesn’t care what people think about her, blah, blah, in this interview. Why then is she on her preshow black-and-white Truth-or-Dare-like brief documentary getting ready at the makeup table for the Monster Ball crying, yes, real tears, actually boo-hooing about how the world is trying to take her down, is against her, and how some days she just can’t get up but she does for her Little Monsters,. They give her the strength. LOL

    But i love her crimped wig in the photo. She looks pretty and very bohemian with the hair actually.

    • Stacey says:

      I think she reads critisism about her and actually changes herself. I noticed that in her recent performances and pictures that she’s trying to smile more because people were saying she took herself too seriously. Can’t say she doesn’t try.

    • Leila in Wunderland says:

      Whenever I hear someone say, “I don’t care what people think of me,” I think that there’s no way they can mean that literally. We all have feelings, and I think we all have things that we would or wouldn’t want people to think of us. That’s why it’s more real to say something like, “I care to an extent what people think of me, but not enough for it to stop me from making my own decisions and being who I am.”

  9. T.Fanty says:

    Urgh. Anything this woman says about inner/outer beauty is completely negated by her association with the predator Terry Richardson. She has no right to say anything about insecurity while failing to speak out against that abusive scum.

    • Kiddo says:

      Yeah, but none of the big stars say a word about it. Her insecurity would actually explain her collaboration with him. Someone like Madonna, not so much.

      • Virgilia Coriolanus says:

        How many big stars does he actually photograph though? I can think of a lot of up and comers–but the big ones I remember are Beyonce, Lady Gaga, and Madonna. Other than that, it’s Miley and those Glee kids, and Lena Dunham, that guy off of The Walking Dead….

      • connie says:

        & President Obama…

      • Kiddo says:

        Enough, based on your list alone. The three you named are serious power-players.
        I don’t intend to research his portfolio, for others. I don’t want to ruin the day, if you know what I mean.

  10. annaloo. says:

    I would say it’s difficult being beautiful around straight men, as they always seem to want something and you can never really trust the angle they are working from.

    Being beautiful around gay men? FUN FUN FUN.

  11. Cosmo says:

    Let’s be honest. She is ugly. That’s the right word. End of the story. Stefani stop making up all these lame theories and stop looking for excuses.

    • Leila in Wunderland says:

      That’s fine, as long as you don’t have a problem with plastic surgery or people who wear a lot of make-up and stuff. I’ll never get people who will be like, “Celebrity A is ugly and Celebrity B is fat. Put it away,” one minute, and then the next minute they’ll be like, “Celebrity C wears too much make-up and Celebrity D has obviously had some work done. God, they’re so fake and insecure and weak. Why can’t they be Natural Women?”

  12. Naomi says:

    I agree that Lady Gaga is not conventionally beautiful. She is always ‘on’ and it is wearying to see.

  13. bammer says:

    “I never care personally what people say about me.”

    Every tweet, stunt, and interview says otherwise. Try again Gaga.

  14. Meggie says:

    She’s as avant-garde as a happy meal.

  15. KinChicago says:

    If she does not feel pressure to conform to pre-existing cliched beauty standards- why is she surgically reconstructing her face? Convinced that a lot of the costumes and paint is to conceal the processes.

  16. Itwillrain says:

    What a hypocrite. She’s had tons of plastic surgery on her face recently just to look passable.

  17. mj says:

    I think I get what she’s saying and I actually agree. In mainstream industries, beauty ideals are often defined by the male gaze. People might not even realize it, but our standards are shaped by heteronormative, male-defined perspectives. Of course we’re capable of recognizing different kinds of beauty, but they usually still fit within a box. I can see where it’d be uncomfortable to be valued for your beauty, to have your worth and stock all tied up in your physical appearance, and to have that appearance be prized because, ultimately, you are considered to be beautiful based on standards set by powerful men in the industry. I’m not into Gaga and I think half her schtick is bs, but I like her self-awareness when it comes to industry standards of beauty. Sure, she’s delusional in myriad other ways, and I’ll grant anyone that. Also, I guess someone could argue that she’s perpetuating the binary of attractive/unattractive (and those parameters) by declaring herself to be not “conventionally” beautiful, but I dunno. Interesting topic to me (if you uh couldn’t tell).

    • Jayna says:

      Except half of the time Gaga is in panties and bras and bustiers and see- through clothes, ass hanging out. that’s how you see her shopping on streets. You see her dressed like that in airports. She gave an interview with Matt Lauer or some guy for one of those nighttime Dateline or such shows, and she’s walking around in her panties as clothes and tells him she likes no clothes on. She isn’t exactly covered up in baggy stuff most of the time when dealing with men. She’s an exhibitionist regarding her body.

      • mj says:

        That doesn’t mean she lacks self-awareness when it comes to this. I didn’t say that she doesn’t conform–I said that she commented on it and called it what it is.

      • Leila in Wunderland says:

        A person can be a nudist, like costumes/clothes that are revealing, or even use fashion for attention at times and still have a problem with society’s beauty standards and attitudes about female physical appearance.

  18. MeowuiRose says:

    Since when did she have blue eyes?! Her eyes are bright blue in the cover shot.

  19. themummy says:

    The thing is,, is that before she had her “hip surgery” (aka lots of facial plastic surgery) she was quite homely (not that being homely is important AT ALL), but now, she actually is conventionally beautiful. In many photos she looks quite stunning. So for all of her posturing and crap, she cut up and restitched her face so it was a picture of conventional beauty…all the while spouting this crap about not being beautiful, etc. Sure, she can still do GagaUgly, like when she wears her costumes that make her look like some dead thing (like the “living statue” one from the other day where her eyebrows were basically gone, etc.), but she seriously thinks the world is stupid. Even her best photo from a year or two ago would never be called “beautiful,” but now? Please. Bitch is delusional if she thinks we are buying this mess. And even if there are some who would say her new plastic face (which doesn’t look plastic, to her credit–it just looks very different) isn’t beautiful, it is at least striking in a way her old face could only have been when she turned it into part of one of her grandiose, unusual, and unearthly costumes.

  20. chops 116 says:

    I thought her comment about her ‘ambition was never to rule the world’ was interesting…..mostly b/c of the many comparisons to her and Madonna…. it seemed a deliberate attempt on her part to contrast the Madonna comment of ‘wanting to rule the world’ from the ’80s…. she’s saying in this way I am different, our goals ate not the same

  21. Kelly says:

    She’s really average looking, but it’s irrelevant because she seems more self-obsessed and more vain than any Victoria’s Secret model. Let it go girl, the world doesn’t revolve around you, no matter how unusual you think you are, in any way, good or bad.

  22. GiGi says:

    Some of you need to brush up on your read comprehension skills. She is NOT saying she IS beautiful…. and I am willing to bet none of you are either.

  23. T.Fanty says:

    To be honest, the fact that so many people on here are trying to justify whether she is beautiful or ugly kind of proves her point (dammit, I hate writing that). The fact that we have to evaluate her looks at all reinforces her idea that she has to dress up as a twat to negotiate that kind of discussion because she is not, according to our current definiton, “beautiful.” In that, the costumes, combined with the obvious plastic surgery and attempt to fit into these paradigms of aesthetic beauty are reinforced by the fact that we’re all trying to put her in a pretty/ugly box.

    • Eve says:

      Off topic: did you see the gif I sent you?

      • T.Fanty says:

        I did. I tried to send you a better one back. I hate twitter DMs.

      • Eve says:

        Better????? Better than a CumberKhan profile? Try opening the picture (just the image) in a new tab — click right button, open image in a new tab.

        EDIT: Got it, got it!!! Funny thing…I had seen that one but didn’t think you’d find it all that great. It’s really sexy, he looks great in that interview, but I still prefer CumberKhan. Khan does…things to me, you know?

    • Kelly says:

      But that’s the business she’s in. It’s not like we’re discussing the looks of our neighbor down the street. This is a woman who has built a financial empire on image alone, don’t tell me she’s super famous because of her below-average pop music. She’s no musical prodigy, she’s a smart media-savvy person who’s made it because she’s created a weird/unique physical appearance for herself. She’s no different than any model, pop princess, CW actress. They all sell their appearance first and foremost. Stefi here isn’t Hollywood material so she morphed herself into an ugly gothic postmodern parody of emo culture, thereby still succeeding in what every celeb does all the time- sell your appearance.

      • T.Fanty says:

        I guess that’s where her douchiness becomes a problem to this point. With above-average talent, we can make the argument that looks don’t/shouldn’t matter, but she’s continually obfuscating the fact that her music is unimaginative with gimmicks. Her capacity to say anything meaningful is undermined by the fact that she’s a twat.

      • Eve says:

        T. Fanty…I love you.

      • T.Fanty says:

        I know.

      • Eve says:


        I’d side eye you now if I wasn’t laughing so hard.

  24. Hakura says:

    I think it’s funny how, when presented w/the question regarding copying ‘express yourself’, she completely skirted the actual question, & tried to BS that she was concerned about the effect it caused online, never truly denying or explaining regarding copying Madonna’s song. Totally mastering the avoiding ‘spin tactics’ to a question she didn’t want to answer. ‘Ridiculous’ is right. I agree w/everyone talking about her being a hypocrit.

    I dont judge her for getting plastic surgery. I judge her for acting like the world, including her fans, are idiots, w/all that ‘hip surgery’ BS. I judge her for not listening to her own spouted advice & *owning* her choices (including the cosmetic surgeries) bad & good. Admitting to low self esteem is not bad, having surgery is a personal choice. But trying to make yourself the mascot for loving yourself no matter what you look like or what others think, lying about the surgery, IS wrong, & I think of lot of her fans are tired of being treated like they’re blind, deaf, & stupid.

    • Stacey says:

      I wish she would just admit that the melody is practically the same. Even if she didn’t do it on purpose, the fact that she keeps denying the obvious is what bothers me. If she just said “I didn’t do it on purpose but you’re right, it does sound similar” there would never had been any controversy.

  25. EscapedConvent says:

    Well it’s a good thing she doesn’t have to worry about that, then!

  26. Nancy says:

    Lucky for you Gaga you don’t have that problem.

  27. Emily C. says:

    It’s not about being beautiful. It’s about being a woman. Being a woman is not so fun when the business is controlled by men. That’s the point: we cannot win. And pitting “beautiful” women against “not-beautiful” women plays in to the patriarchy’s power, based on never letting women win. Except for the occasional female Quisling, like Miley Cyrus or Gaga herself, and that’s still not winning; that’s being really highly paid for humiliating yourself in a fashion approved by patriarchal society.

  28. moo says:

    she must not have too many problems then.

  29. Greg says:

    Beauty has little to do with looks, but rather personality. Stefani’s homely persona makes her look homely. Even after surgery she appears homely due to the vile soul underneath, which at least she doesn’t hide. She will become beautiful when her personality improves vastly.

  30. Jag says:

    She completely side-stepped the question comparing her knock-off of Madonna’s “Express Yourself.” She knows it’s a blatant copy, so she refuses to discuss it.

  31. Vera says:

    I think Gaga dresses the way she does because she isn’t conventionally beautiful, although I find her quite striking. I adore the coat and boots she’s sporting too.

  32. Naddie says:

    Her male version was good-looking.

  33. Lia says:

    She’s pitifully ridiculous. How anyone can get to that point is a mystery to me, but I just have to look away when she’s onscreen. What a waste of a life, to hide behind such nonsense all the time.

  34. shellybean says:

    I get what she’s saying here. I like this interview with her. Like the cover, too.

    • Jenn says:

      Same. She starts out by owning the fact she isn’t “conventionally beautiful.” And she follows up by saying that’s never really been a priority for her. (I do agree with her, too, that there’s kind of a “halo effect” “valley” — it’s easy to think really, really, really good looking people are, in whatever way, somehow incompetent.)

      I also feel her on strangers calling her Stefani. If someone ever calls me “Jenny” (happens!) they better either be my best childhood friend or my late mother.

  35. Jessica says:

    Her black coat is AMAZING! Anyone know where it’s from???

  36. Clara Anne says:

    I just have to say that I’m sick of all this bs that its hard to be a beautiful woman in today’s society that celebs keep spouting off. It’s hard being a woman period. It doesn’t matter if you’re fat, skinny, ugly, pretty, cute, sexy or whatever. It’s all difficult. We live in a world where a woman’s worth is based on her appearance because according to the patriarchal society we live in women are decoration and nothing more. So if we’re beautiful we get men’s attention as decorative objects or possessions and our talents aren’t taken seriously because all we are is a pretty face. If we’re ugly or plain no matter how talented or wonderful you are all society will focus on is how unappealing we are to men. No matter what we can’t win. But at the same time being someone who’s been on both sides of the spectrum you get treated a hell of a lot better if you’re better looking . Rant over.

  37. NeNe says:

    She doesn’t have to worry. I think she is far from being beautiful. FAR!!!!

  38. carol says:

    but she isn’t beautiful

  39. Lauraq says:

    I do think she’s beautiful without all that slap on her face. And I think her voice is amazing when she doesn’t spoil it with autotune.
    Nothing to do about her crappy attitude and annoying personality, though.