Lady Gaga Shuns Riches
'Bad Romance' Lady Gaga doesn't want to be rich and spends all the profits she makes from her music on her elaborate stage shows.
Lady Gaga doesn't want to be rich.
The 'Bad Romance' hitmaker - who has overspent by more than £2 million on the North American leg of her 'Monster Ball' tour - says she is not in the industry for the money.
She said: "I spent every dollar I made on my music, my art. Every dollar. I don't wait to get budgets from the label. I do it on my own. I don't give a f**k about money. Unless it's on the stage, I don't want it in my hand."
The eccentric star says she doesn't understand why some people disregard pop music.
She explained: "Pop music is commercial art the way Andy Warhol's Campbell's soup cans were commercial art. I don't know why everyone is so against pop music. I love a good chorus - sue me. It's that f***ing simple."
The 24-year-old singer - real name Stefani Germanotta - said her ultimate ambition is to show people the creative power of pop music with her own exhibition at the Louvre Museum in France.
She said: "My ultimate goal besides making music forever and touring the world over and over and becoming the greatest pop performance art show on the planet? I want a Lady Gaga exhibit at the Louvre."