It was 26 years ago today that Lady Gaga was "born this way." And it's been a milestone year: Mother Monster has secured her spot as the most beloved Twitter personality with more than 20 million followers, partnered with Harvard University to launch an anti-bullying foundation and released an album that sold 1.1 million copies in its first week with an anthemic title track.
"Quinceanera," she tweeted to a fan who asked how she would celebrate.
However, just before midnight Wednesday, she set a less-festive scene, tweeting "This is how it feels turning 26 in three and a half hours. Ha!" along with a photo of a smushed slice of cake and a furry handbag (hey, Chanel and red velvet usually cheer us up).
In any case, happy birthday, Lady Gaga!
This is how it feels turning 26 in three and a half hours. Ha! twitpic.com/928otp
— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) March 28, 2012
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