Lady Gaga - Lady Gaga: 'I'm Keeping Michael Jackson's Clothes Pristine'

Lady Gaga has assured fans of Michael Jackson she is caring for a collection of his tour clothes after purchasing them at auction last year (12).

The Applause hitmaker spent thousands of dollars on more than 50 pieces of the King of Pop's wardrobe, including one of Jackson's gloves, items from the Billie Jean video and the famous red jacket from Thriller.

During an interview with U.S. chat show host Ellen DeGeneres on Monday (25Nov13), Gaga opened up about her iconic collection, insisting she is keeping the wardrobe in perfect condition to honour her idol's legacy.

She explained, "I heard that they were auction off his tour clothes and they are my most prized possessions... (For me), the clothes that are my favourite are the ones I wear on stage with my fans. I imagine that he felt the same way.

"So I really wanted to preserve that for him. It really made me kind of crazy - the thought of a bunch of rich people each buying one piece and they get scattered to the winds. I thought well if I just buy them all, then I can put them somewhere nice."

While most of the sacred items are kept locked away, Gaga admits she can't help but don some of the apparel the music icon once wore.

She adds, "I would never wear the Thriller jacket. But there's this one letterman sweater that just says 'Mj' on it and a jacket that says 'Stop the filthy tabloid press' on the back. I don't go out in them, but when I'm in the studio or if I'm feeling down, I wear them because I feel like he would've been okay with that.

"I am taking care of his clothes. And for any Mj fan that's watching, that s**t is pristine and it's perfect."


Tags: Lady GaGa - Michael Jackson


More Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga - Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered Rehearsal from Cirque Royal Video

During a rehearsal at Cirque Royal, Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett recorded the process behind the performance of Gaga's solo performance, which appears on the...

Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett - But Beautiful [Studio Video] Video

'But Beautiful' is the tenth and penultimate track from Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett's duet album, 'Cheek to Cheek', and is seen here as part...

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga - Cheek To Cheek Album Review

One of the biggest trends in music today is that new rhythms, beats and backing vocals are sounding more and more like the old ones....

Tony Bennett Breaks His Own Record, As Lady Gaga Duets Album Debuts At Billboard Number One Spot

Tony Bennett will be celebrating hitting the top spot of the US billboard charts this weekend, beating his own record for the oldest living artist...


Lady Gaga And Tony Bennett Scores Number 1 Album With 'Cheek To Cheek'

One of the less likely musical match-ups in pop music history has caught the public’s imagination. Pop superstar Lady Gaga’s collaboration album Cheek To Cheek...

Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) Video

While on stage at Jazz at Lincoln Centre, Lady Gaga gave a live performance of her jazz-infused cover of Cher's 1966 single, 'Bang Bang (My...

Lady Gaga - Anything Goes (Live From Brussels) Video

While in Brussels, Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett gave a performance of the first single off their September 2014 collaborative album, 'Cheek to Cheek'. The...

Lady Gaga "Didn't Want To Sing Anymore" Until Tony Bennett "Saved" Her

Infamously eccentric Lady Gaga and smooth aged crooner Tony Bennett may appear to make unlikely friends, but in recent interviews the two have expressed their...



Lady GaGa Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Lady GaGa

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All