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'A Very Gaga Thanksgiving': 5 Things We Want to See

by Maggie Furlong, posted Nov 23rd 2011 11:00AM
A Very Gaga ThanksgivingIt's Thanksgiving! The leaves are changing in certain parts of the country that still have seasons, the smell of butane from turkey fryers is filling the air and ABC is celebrating with ... Lady Gaga?

Because nothing says making the holidays "hip" like Gaga!

'A Very Gaga Thanksgiving' (Thurs., Nov. 24, 9:30PM ET on ABC) is a 90-minute TV special conceived and directed by Gaga herself that finds the queen of shock performing eight songs for a small audience that includes her friends and family. The songs range from her biggest hits to holiday classic 'White Christmas,' and she's even doing a duet of 'The Lady Is a Tramp' with Tony Bennett.

Yep, this is really a thing. ABC is calling it "Gaga-fied," I'm calling it awesomely random.

The special will also feature some interview footage with Katie Couric, and a meal prepared by celebrity chef Art Smith, who makes fried turkey and waffles with Gaga for her guests. Couric says "This is a chance to see more of who she is beneath the wild costumes and staged musical numbers." And ABC is agreeing that we'll finally see her more "traditional" side.

But what won't we see? Here are 5 things that would make this extravaganza even more Gagalicious.

1. A turkey with a sequined cone bra and a giant headpiece on.

2. Gaga in a traditional Thanksgiving re-enactment get-up -- Gaga gone Pilgrim!

3. Gaga making mashed potatoes. Apologies to her futuristic manicurist, but we want to see those hands and nails doing some manual labor!

4. Lady Gaga, sans make-up, wearing sweatpants. You know, like the rest of Americans on Thanksgiving.

5. 'A Charlie Brown Meets Lady Gaga Thanksgiving.' Can someone please animate Gaga and some Little Monsters into this classic?

What we don't want to see? Gaga being normal or traditional, whether in her chat with Couric or cooking with Chef Art. We know that's the goal of a special like this, but with Gaga, we're hoping she keeps a bit of mystery. Her appeal is her image, and if she tries too hard to completely shed all the pretense of her public persona, she'll cease to be Gaga. Call us crazy, but we'll take over-the-top antics over normal any day.

Take a look at 'A Very Gaga Thanksgiving' and tell us: Will you watch?

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olivia8998

This is a very stupid article she didnt do any of those things on the show she was classy and sophisticated and shut the hell up Dane

November 24 2011 at 11:26 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Dane

Lady Gaga Thanksgiving? Ha! What a Sick Perversion!!
Lady Gaga is a ***** according to the Bible [this is the word for one who is sexually immoral].
She is a ***** for the whole world! She exposes her breasts and buttocks and naked body!
Jesus said, "If anyone cause another to sin, it would be better to have a millstone tied around their
neck and drowned in the sea! [Mt.18:6]. Gaga is causes thousands to lust and to sin!
Jesus said, "If anyone looks at a woman lustfully he commits adultery in his heart." [Mt.5:26f]
And they will go to the Lake of Fire! And I'm not "judging"...Jesus is! Oow! You've been warned!!
Happy Thanksgiving!!
Dane

November 24 2011 at 2:54 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Cooper

Support a Gaga charity of choice by bidding on the Masterbuilt (client) turkey fryer Gaga used on the set of the Gaga Thanksgiving special. Ebay Item No. 270858224681. Proceeds benefit the National Alliance to End Homelessness. http://goo.gl/kZ2vj

November 23 2011 at 11:13 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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