Lady Gaga is feeling the weight of the world on her Alexander McQueen-clad shoulders. Not only did she just launch an anti-bullying organization with Harvard University, but over the weekend, she said that she’s always wearing veils because she’s mourning the world’s problems: “People ask me why I wear veils. I reply, I’m mourning. Mourning what? Well I figure something shitty must be going on somewhere.” This came about a week after her announcement that she’s taking a vow of media silence.
She took to Twitter to make another pointed statement yesterday when she tweeted out the above picture of herself without any makeup on in a bathroom, telling her little monsters to “Have a beautiful day!” The last time Gaga went all natural was for the October 2011 issue of Harper’s Bazaar, and she told the magazine:
Whether I’m wearing lots of makeup or no makeup, I’m always the same person inside . . . I think what has been lovely about my relationship with the public is that they expect something unexpected from me.
That said, let’s not forget that make-up and high-couture, when applied tastefully, can be things of beauty: