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Lady Gaga wore bulletproof dress during performance at Joe Biden’s inauguration

She performed the US national anthem at the ceremony in January

By Will Richards

Lady Gaga singing into a gold microphone at the US Capitol building
Lady Gaga performing 'The Star Spangled Banner' at President Joe Biden's inauguration in January 2021. (Photo: YouTube).

Lady Gaga has revealed that she was wearing a bulletproof dress when she performed at Joe Biden’s inauguration ceremony back in January.

Gaga sang ‘The Star Spangled Banner’ at the new President’s swearing in ceremony, after heavily campaigning for the Democrat ahead of his election victory against Donald Trump.

Reflecting on the experience in a new interview with Vogue, Gaga said that singing at the inauguration was “one of the proudest days of my whole life”.

She added: “Like many people in America, I felt a deep fear when Trump was president, and ushering 45 out and 46 in is something I’ll be able to tell my children all about.”

Gaga then revealed that she was “singing in a Schiaparelli bulletproof dress,” adding: “I don’t know if people know this about me, but if I weren’t who I am today, I would have been a combat journalist. That was one of my dreams.

“When I was at the Capitol, the day before the inauguration, I remember walking around and looking for evidence of the insurrection,” she added, referencing the riots that took place at the US Capitol building on January 6, just two weeks before the inauguration on January 20.

Elsewhere, Gaga recently revealed that she “spoke with an accent for nine months” while filming for her new movie ‘House Of Gucci’.

In the upcoming Ridley Scott film, the singer plays Patrizia Reggiani, ex-wife of fashion house owner Maurizio Gucci.

“I lived as her [Reggiani] for a year and a half,” Gaga told Vogue. “And I spoke with an accent for nine months of that.”

She insisted that she “never broke”, even off camera. “I stayed with her,” she said.

“It was nearly impossible for me to speak in the accent as a blonde,” she continued. “I instantly had to dye my hair, and I started to live in a way whereby anything that I looked at, anything that I touched, I started to take notice of where and when I could see money.”