March 13, 2023 | 15:37
He left his “head and heart on the dance floor” … as well as, apparently, his stick.
During Lady Gaga’s surprise performance at the 2023 Academy Awards on Sunday, fans took to Twitter not to praise the singer, but to express concern over her chapped lips.
Gaga’s 2022 single “Hold My Hand,” from the Top Gun: Maverick soundtrack, was nominated for Best Original Song — but some audience members were more concerned with her dryness when she sang on stage at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. , chapped lips.
For the performance, the singer left her glamorous dress and opted for a dressy look in a comfortable shirt and a bare face.
Later in the evening, she walked the red carpet wearing a bold, red lip – so what some mistook for blood could have been remnants of her make-up. Nevertheless, his seemingly dry rant got viewers talking.
“Lady Gaga, didn’t you think to put on lip balm before you went on stage??? 😒 😭#oscars#Oscars2023,” a Twitter user criticized.
Another agreed“There is no excuse for Lady Gaga’s chapped lips at the Oscars,” he wrote.
“Lady Gaga, you could use some lip balm at the #Oscars” someone else wroteadded a GIF of former “America’s Next Top Model” judge J. Alexander, looking wide-eyed and shocked.
Others thought the chapped lips were more familiar to the multi-platinum record-selling pop star and complimented her low-key looks.
“Lady Gaga gives us a normal person for once” The Oscar watcher took notice. “To chapped lips and growing roots. When. #Oscar.”
Another seconded, “I felt so humanized by Lady Gaga today! And I need to moisturize my lips! Thanks for the reminder.
Gaga’s performance at the 2023 Academy Awards came as a shock to many. Just days before the prestigious ceremony, Oscar producer Glenn Weiss confirmed during a press conference that the “Born This Way” singer no According to Variety, he will perform at the live event.
However, hours before the start of the ceremony, a source close to the production confirmed it Associated Press that he would, in fact, perform on the show – and he did.
The Post has reached out to Gaga’s rep for comment.
This year’s Oscars was one for the history books as actress Michelle Yeoh became the first Asian woman to win in the Best Actress category for her performance in All At Once. The film swept the nominations as co-stars Jamie Lee Curtis and Ke Huy Quan also won top honors in their respective categories. The film itself won the best film award.
Meanwhile, Brendan Fraser won Best Actor for his role in The Whale.
As for the best original song, Lady Gaga lost to Indian composers MM Keeravani and Chandrabose for ‘Naatu Naatu’ from the Bollywood epic ‘RRR’.