The singer’s fans, known affectionately as her Little Monsters, are used to an ever-changing appearance of dyed hair, red lipstick and heavy eye make-up.
But in a bare faced picture posted on fan site LittleMonsters.com, Gaga – real name Stefani Germanotta – looks a world away from her usual flamboyant self.
In the selfie the Born This Way star has pulled her jet black hair over one shoulder and her pale skin is void of any foundation. She later posted another snap of herself sporting a newly pierced septum (ouch!)
After being off radar for a year and cancelling part of her tour due to hip surgery there’s no doubt that Gaga’s PR machine is operating on full steam.
Earlier this week snaps of the slimmed-down singer emerged showing her fully naked and perched on a stool, craftily covering her modesty with both hands. The shoot – taken by photographers Inez and Vinoodh for the September issue of US fashion magazine V – are to promote her new album ARTPOP, due for release on November 11 and available to preorder from September 1.
Even the latest au naturel self portrait came with a cryptic message about her new single, which is out on 19 August. Gaga wrote: “ARTPOP as they pry the single from my bleeding fingers. its a scary thing to revisit those things underneath, the pain in your past. but all I found was raw passion. I thought I was destroyed inside. im just ready to fight. start the music.”
This week the 27-year-old was named the richest celebrity under 30 by Forbes with an estimated wealth of £52 million.
Well, now she’s cutting back on make-up Gaga will be saving an even bigger fortune!
By Gemma Calvert
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