You can tell Lady Gaga is in hot pursuit of awards glory because she’s either really toning down her look, or amping it up in an uber-glamarous way, totally dispensing with her old shenanigans. It’s almost like she needs a new persona. Lady Gaga was for music, Stefani Germanotta is her behind-closed-doors self, and her actress side is… hmm… I mean, I’m partial to Cheron Stone.

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