Lady Gaga on Terry Richardson Book: 'I Didn’t Hold Anything Back'
The pop-star and photographer teamed up for a self-titled coffee-table book, featuring a staggering 350 “unfiltered” photos.
Lady Gaga has prided herself on an open and honest relationship with her fans, and now those Little Monsters will get an even closer look at their queen.
For her upcoming self-titled coffee-book, the “Edge of Glory” singer teamed up with close pal and photographer Terry Richardson to shoot various photographs over the course of 10 months.
“Terry was with me for [almost] a whole year, and, gosh, I didn’t hold anything back from Terry,” she told MTV on Monday. “He was with me every minute, every moment.”
The book, which hits shelves in November, will feature more than 350 photos of Gaga and her loyal following.
“It’s completely unfiltered,” she continued. “He has photographs of me waking up in the morning, brushing my teeth, in the bathroom, in the bathtub, the shower. And the thing about Terry, if you know anything about his photography, is that nothing is staged; I mean, that’s sort of what he is renowned for. He can get you to do things and he can capture things that no one can ever capture.”
The book will reportedly document everything from her Lollapalooza performance, to a Maine rally calling to repeal “don’t ask, don’t tell” and of course, the final bow of her Monster Ball Tour in Mexico City.
“My favorite thing, honestly, is that [Richardson] loved the fans. He shot the fans the same way he shot me: with no pretense. No ‘Well, she’s put out records and they haven’t.’ None of that. The music was all of ours,” she gushed. “He would come backstage and he would say, ‘Oh my God, the fans!’ And I’d say, ‘I Know… I know what you just photographed.’ And he’d say, ‘Baby, wow!’ And then he’d film me, like, peeing in a cup and, like, ridiculous things.”
Fans anxious to see Gaga in all her ridiculous glory can pick up a copy of the book on Nov. 22nd.