Lady Gaga's 10-inch platform shoes, spiked bustier, andturquoise wig weren't the only things that got the Web talking this week when shearrived at the Council Of Fashion Designers Of America Awards (CFDA) in New York to pick up herstyle-icon honor. The woman in black who escorted her across the red carpetalso sparked a buzz.
The woman's name is Natali Germanotta, and she is Lady Gaga's19-year-old sister. Natali bears a strong resemblance to the sibling six yearsher senior. Dressed in a simple pants suit, gold necklace, bustier, and blacklipstick, Natali looks like Lady Gaga without the rock star costumes and hair.
Natali has been photographed at other Gaga events. She wasin the front row when Lady Gaga performed on "Today" last year. And she evenhas a cameo in the epic Lady Gaga and Beyonce video "Telephone." In the video,when Lady Gaga enters the jail holding cell, she stands directly beside then-17-year-old Natali, who is wearing dark shades and big '80s hair.
Months after the "Telephone" video debuted, Gaga made news whenattending Natali's high school graduation.
Based on the activity on her @germmonster318 Twitter page, Nataliseems to live a regular life. She tweets about college. She's a first-yearfashion design student at Parsons design school in New York. Her profilepicture is from a flick with her boyfriend. In her 99 tweets to date, she commentsabout college, missing her girls from high school, and going to Pinkberry with hermom, and sometimes she sends love to her world-famous sister.
The night Gaga entered the Grammys in an egg, Natali senther support. "My little fetus in the egg is gonna kill it tonight," shetweeted. She later added, "Couldn't ask for a better person for me to call mysister and best friend," she wrote. "@ladygaga-stefi, I love you with all my heart an I am so proud of you. X."
In January, Natali revealed her favorite Gaga song, a mellow '80s dance track called "So Happy I Could Die" from "The Fame Monster." LadyGaga's fans love Natali, too. They send her messages about Gaga. When Natalitweeted that she needed more followers, Perez Hilton responded and helpedspread the word.
That's Really Week is definitely impressed by the sisterhoodbetween these ladies. And there's more good music news this week. Aerosmithannounced that its returning to the studio to record its first albumin 10 years. Ludacris made a surprise appearance during Jason Aldean'sperformance on the CMT Awards. Gwen Stefani fans weren't so happy, though, to hearthat she would no longer pursue her solo career. And lastly, Flo Rida wascharged with driving under the influence and driving with a suspended license.
Get more details on these stories in the links below. FloRida tried to talk his way out of the citation, and we have an excerpt of thehilarious quote. Be sure to check back next week for another news roundup.
THIS WEEK'S TOP 5MUSIC NEWS STORIES
1) Sister Gaga -- Meet Lady Gaga's CFDA red carpet escort
2) Walk This Way -- Aerosmith is preparing to record new album
3) Sweet Escape -- Gweni Stefani says her "Hollaback" daysare over
4) Southern Hospitality -- Ludacris joins Jason Aldean on CMTstage
5) Man Down -- Flo Rida gets arrested for drinking and driving
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