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Lady Gaga thinks Patrizia Reggiani dispatched ‘large swarms of flies’ toward her over House Of Gucci

Lady Gaga says she felt Patrizia Reggiani had dispatched flies to follow her after she played her in House of Gucci.

The 35-year-old musical artist and actress told W Magazine about an experience that she had at the end of production of the film that led her to the conclusion.

‘On the last day of filming, I was on the balcony of my apartment in Rome, and I was blasting Dean Martin singing Mambo Italiano, and I had a cigarette hanging out of my mouth,’ Lady Gaga said. ‘I was Patrizia.

Reggiani was snapped in 1985

The latest: Lady Gaga, 35, says she felt Patrizia Reggiani, 73, had dispatched flies to follow her after she played her in House of Gucci

‘But I knew I had to say goodbye to her: Large swarms of flies kept following me around, and I truly began to believe that she had sent them,’ said the entertainer, who was nominated for a Golden Globe for her performance. ‘I was ready to let her go.’ 

The Poker Face singer’s performance in House of Gucci has drawn substantial recognition, as W Magazine featured the actress on the first cover of the new year, which highlights the best performances of 2021. This annual feature is curated by W’s editor-at-large Lynn Hirschberg. 

In her interview, Lady Gaga said she was attracted to playing Patrizia because she was an underdog.

‘Fashion was a key part of Patrizia’s survival; she tried so hard, but she was never as shiny as the Guccis,’ said Lady Gaga, adding that Patrizia was a climber.

On top of the world: Lady Gaga's performance in House of Gucci is getting the recognition it deserves. W Magazine featured the actress on the first cover of the new year, which highlights the best performances of 2021

On top of the world: Lady Gaga’s performance in House of Gucci is getting the recognition it deserves. W Magazine featured the actress on the first cover of the new year, which highlights the best performances of 2021 

A role of a lifetime: In her interview, the 35-year-old actress and singer said she was attracted to playing Patrizia because she was an underdog. Seen with Adam Driver in the film

A role of a lifetime: In her interview, the 35-year-old actress and singer said she was attracted to playing Patrizia because she was an underdog. Seen with Adam Driver in the film

Fashion minded: 'Fashion was a key part of Patrizia’s survival; she tried so hard, but she was never as shiny as the Guccis,' said the crooner

Fashion minded: ‘Fashion was a key part of Patrizia’s survival; she tried so hard, but she was never as shiny as the Guccis,’ said the crooner 

‘Patrizia was a disco queen who so wanted to be a socialite. When she was just 12 years old, her mother showed her photos of eligible bachelors,’ she said. ‘I felt Patrizia would dance like she was underwater, like she was coming up for air. Everything about her had to do with striving. At the disco, she knew she was seen—and in a way, it was the last time she was free.’ 

Gaga also discussed what it was like to get into character for her role as Maurizo Gucci’s wife, Patrizia. 

‘The most important element in becoming Patrizia was dyeing my own hair brown,’ she said.

‘I couldn’t be blonde with that Italian accent—I was still myself. It was also important to me that the film not be a red carpet.

Gaga continued on with the magazine about the romantic chemistry seen between her character, Patrizia, and Maurizo Gucci, played by Adam Driver. 

‘Romantic scenes can’t just be two people who look good together—there has to be that nonverbal communication,’ she said.

In W magazine, Gaga looked incredible in multiple ensembles.

She stood out: She added that Patrizia was a climber. 'Patrizia was a disco queen who so wanted to be a socialite. When she was just 12 years old, her mother showed her photos of eligible bachelors,' she said

She stood out: She added that Patrizia was a climber. ‘Patrizia was a disco queen who so wanted to be a socialite. When she was just 12 years old, her mother showed her photos of eligible bachelors,’ she said 

Dark edge: In the issue, The Bad Romance singer brought a dark edge to the magazine as she was photographed by Tim Walker holding her own head in one hand and a pair of scissors in the other

Dark edge: In the issue, The Bad Romance singer brought a dark edge to the magazine as she was photographed by Tim Walker holding her own head in one hand and a pair of scissors in the other

In one photo she wore a white dress with white platform boots. She also stunned in a black pantsuit with a bright red flower stealing the show on her chest. 

The pantsuit featured a cut-out that exposed the top of her tummy and fastened behind her neck in a criss-cross design. 

In the issue, the Bad Romance singer brought a dark edge to the magazine as she was photographed by Tim Walker holding her own head in one hand and a pair of scissors in the other. 

Lady Gaga wore a red cape that draped around her head in the first image and in the second, she has on the same attire, but her face is missing. 

The star’s look was styled by W Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief, Sara Moonves. Lady Gaga’s blonde hair was pulled back as she showed off her features with a smoky eye shadow look and a bold red lip.   

Admiration: 'I felt Patrizia would dance like she was underwater, like she was coming up for air. Everything about her had to do with striving. At the disco, she knew she was seen—and in a way, it was the last time she was free.' Seen at the premiere in November

Admiration: ‘I felt Patrizia would dance like she was underwater, like she was coming up for air. Everything about her had to do with striving. At the disco, she knew she was seen—and in a way, it was the last time she was free.’ Seen at the premiere in November 

The cast: Lady Gaga was joined by her fellow co-stars (from left), Salma Hayek, Jared Leto and Adam Driver at the UK premiere of House of Gucci in November

The cast: Lady Gaga was joined by her fellow co-stars (from left), Salma Hayek, Jared Leto and Adam Driver at the UK premiere of House of Gucci in November 

This year’s Best Performance issue features a total of 10 different covers, which highlights some of the biggest stars seen in 2021. 

The unique covers include highlights on Cate Blanchett, Gemma Chan, Jessica Chastain, Benedict Cumberbatch, Adam Driver, Jennifer Hudson, Kristen Stewart, Tilda Swinton and Honor Swinton Byrne and Denzel Washington. 

‘This year’s films, many shot amid the pandemic, have a common theme celebrating family in all its forms,’ W Magazine said when describing their decision for the 10 covers. 

Gemma Chan: Chan's cover look showcased a cow print look, with a belt that cinched her wait and a black fur hood

Gemma Chan: Chan’s cover look showcased a cow print look, with a belt that cinched her wait and a black fur hood

Benedict Cumberbatch: Benedict Cumberbatch was bright and festive on the 2022 cover as he wore a yellow bucket hat, with sunglasses and a pencil behind his ear as he admired a stem of daisies

Benedict Cumberbatch: Benedict Cumberbatch was bright and festive on the 2022 cover as he wore a yellow bucket hat, with sunglasses and a pencil behind his ear as he admired a stem of daisies

Jennifer Hudson: Jennifer Hudson looked gorgeous in purple as she wore a purple dress with the word 'Fendi' printed all over it and she had a corner of an iPhone between her lips

Jennifer Hudson: Jennifer Hudson looked gorgeous in purple as she wore a purple dress with the word ‘Fendi’ printed all over it and she had a corner of an iPhone between her lips

‘From the corrosive and complicated, ambitious and sexy, to joyous, close and rebellious – their performances were vibrant, captivating, mesmerizing, devastating, intimate, complex and so much more.’ 

Gemma Chan’s cover look showcased a cow print look, with a belt that cinched her wait and a black fur hood. Benedict Cumberbatch was bright and festive on the 2022 cover as he wore a yellow bucket hat, with sunglasses and a pencil behind his ear as he admired a stem of daisies. 

Jennifer Hudson looked gorgeous in purple as she wore a purple dress with the word ‘Fendi’ printed all over it and she had a corner of an iPhone between her lips. Tilda Swinton and Honor Swinton Byrne wore very vibrant looks, with bright pink lipstick and pink and orange hair peeking under their hats as they held each other close. 

Tilda Swinton and Honor Swinton Byrne: Tilda Swinton and Honor Swinton Byrne wore very vibrant looks, with bright pink lipstick and pink and orange hair peeking under their hats as they held each other close

Tilda Swinton and Honor Swinton Byrne: Tilda Swinton and Honor Swinton Byrne wore very vibrant looks, with bright pink lipstick and pink and orange hair peeking under their hats as they held each other close 

Denzel Washington: Denzel Washington wore a more classic look as he sat down with a grin on his face in an all black suit

Denzel Washington: Denzel Washington wore a more classic look as he sat down with a grin on his face in an all black suit

Kristen Stewart: Kristen Stewart was pictured in a yellow, tweed workwear suit with yellow gloves as she held a yellow rose

Kristen Stewart: Kristen Stewart was pictured in a yellow, tweed workwear suit with yellow gloves as she held a yellow rose

Denzel Washington wore a more classic look as he sat down with a grin on his face in an all black suit. Kristen Stewart was pictured in a yellow, tweed workwear suit with yellow gloves as she held a yellow rose. 

Cate Blanchett covered the 2022 issue with a big grin on her face as she fastened a yellow and green flower printed suit. The actress had bright yellow eyeshadow on and a blue shirt fastened with a black bowtie. 

Adam Driver sported a classic look with his hands in the pants of his black suit, which was pulled together with a simple black tie. Jessica Chastain wore a black and white laced dress with one arm behind her back and another holding white roses close to her face.  

Cate Blanchett: Cate Blanchett covered the 2022 issue with a big grin on her face as she fastened a yellow and green flower printed suit. The actress had bright yellow eyeshadow on and a blue shirt fastened with a black bowtie

Cate Blanchett: Cate Blanchett covered the 2022 issue with a big grin on her face as she fastened a yellow and green flower printed suit. The actress had bright yellow eyeshadow on and a blue shirt fastened with a black bowtie

Adam Driver: Adam Driver sported a classic look with his hands in the pants of his black suit, which was pulled together with a simple black tie

Adam Driver: Adam Driver sported a classic look with his hands in the pants of his black suit, which was pulled together with a simple black tie

Jessica Chastain: Jessica Chastain wore a black and white laced dress with one arm behind her back and another holding white roses close to her face

Jessica Chastain: Jessica Chastain wore a black and white laced dress with one arm behind her back and another holding white roses close to her face

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