Lady Gaga wore a bulletproof dress to Joe Biden’s inauguration


The singer tells Stephen Colbert that with the ceremony coming so soon after the Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol, she had a bulletproof vest sewn into her Schiaparelli gown.

Lady Gaga had a bulletproof vest sewn into the dress she wore to President Joe Biden’s January inauguration, the singer revealed on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert on Tuesday night. The singer sang the national anthem that day while wearing a striking outfit with an enormous red skirt and a huge gold dove pin. The pin earned plenty of online buzz, but the bulletproof aspect of the dress wasn’t visible to onlookers at the event, which took place just weeks after the Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol.

“It was a scary time in this country,” Gaga told Colbert. “I care a lot about my family, and as a performer I understand that I put myself in all types of dangerous situations in order to do what I love, and so, I did that for myself but for my family as well so that my mom and my dad and my sister would feel confident.”

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