Lady Gaga


Even a head injury ain't gonna be a drag for this queen.

Lady Gaga took to Twitter last night to assure her Little Monsters that she's doing all right after getting seriously clocked in the noodle onstage with a pole and suffering a concussion.

And she's willing to offer up photographic proof, vanity be damned.

The "Edge of Glory" songstress tweeted a disheveled pic of her waking up looking pretty disoriented with what appears to be either a black eye or full makeup.

"Thank you so much for all the thoughtful messages," she wrote. "I feel a bit woozy but a little better everyday. Very happy to be in beautiful Australia."

Yes, Little Monsters, you can breathe easy: Mama's on the mend.

She also poked fun at herself, adding: "Emerging from hours of sleep. Still remiss if I should go outside, with this clonker I may be of questionable styling."

Gaga was struck with a pole onstage Sunday during the New Zealand leg of her tour. But after vowing to "finish this show," she soldiered forth and sang another 16 songs.

Poor Gaga, who seems to be under siege these days.

When she's not avoiding swipes from wayward poles or weathering protests from outraged conservative groups, she's taking hits from Madonna, who recently dissed Gaga by performing a mash-up of "Born This Way" and "Express Yourself" in concert.

Has Gaga finally had enough? During her New Zealand show last week, she addressed her detractors, in what observers pegged as a thinly veiled dig at nip-slipping Madge.

"It sometimes makes people feel better about themselves [to], you know, put other people down or make fun of them or maybe make mockery of their work," she said in between songs. (Check out the clip below.) "And that doesn't make me feel good at all, that just makes me feel like I'm not being a good human being...I feel like if you're a really good human being, you can try to find something beautiful in every single person, no matter what."

She also added, "I don't even want to fight back, because it's more important to me to keep writing music."

The most revealing tidbit, though, was this: "Things are really different than they were 25 years ago"—"Express Yourself" debuted in 1988—"and that's what makes 'Born This Way' so relevant for me," she said. "We're just socially in a different place and it's OK—we don't have to all slice and hate each other anymore."

You go tell 'em, girl.

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