By  on August 13, 2007

CHICAGO — While singer-songwriter Lady GaGa was in town here to play Lollapalooza, her itty-bitty black HotPants and high boots proved too much for one of Chicago’s finest. “You need to put your ass up against the fence,” the officer ordered. “There are children around here.” One citation for indecent exposure later, Lady GaGa remained amused. “There’s a huge festival with people doing cocaine and marijuana, and he’s busting me?” the 21-year-old New Yorker asked, adding jokingly, “I really wanted to get cuffed in a jumpsuit.”

Welcome to the wild, wacky world of Lady GaGa, an exhibitionistic performer who is turning heads, whether it be for her penchant for wearing underwear as outerwear or for her catchy, if somewhat recycled, Eighties-influenced synth pop songs. Although she has no qualms about lowering her keyboard to purposely bend over to reveal her cleavage, Lady GaGa prefers not to reveal her original name. “She’s not here anymore,” GaGa quipped about her alter ego. “She’s covered in sequins.”

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