Lady Gaga Visits The Slums Of Rio De Janeiro

Lady Gaga Visits The Slums Of Rio De Janeiro
Entertainment

She is one of the world’s most successful pop stars, and one of the wealthiest. But Lady Gaga showed her charitable side on Thursday during her stay in Brazil, when she visited some of the poorest communities in Rio De Janeiro, known as favelas.

The 26-year-old singer ditched her more usual outrageous ensembles to journey into the Cantagalo slum, where she tried her hand at a game of soccer.

‘We even played football. They were so good it was crazy!’ she wrote on her Twitter page.alongside a photograph of herself barefoot, trying out her ball skills.

She was clearly touched by her visit which involved her learning about programs in the neighborhood to benefit the local children.

‘Today was the best day I’ve ever had, had so much fun ,’ she tweeted. ‘I’ll never forget Rio, you lit my heart into flames.’

The You and I singer, who is currently in Rio as part of her Born This Way Ball world tour, looked relatively low key in a colourful white dress and high heeled black shoes which she soon took off to go barefoot.

However, she still managed to flash a little flesh, with one side of the dress showing several slits down her thigh.

She planted a kiss on one delighted youngster as she posed for photographs on the back of a motorbike, before entertaining a group of children with a song.

The star signed autographs for the group of excited children, who clutched at her hands enthusiastically.

At one point, she strolled down the street holding a blue rose, and posed for pictures, while the youngsters captured the images on their camera-phones.

Gaga, real name Stefani Germanotta, also revealed she is donating $1 million to the Red Cross to help victims of Superstorm Sandy, which decimated many of her east coast childhood haunts and home town of New York City.

Ashton Tyler | Elite.

Photo Credit:  James Devaney/WireImage

 

Share Tweet
React
Like Us On Facebook
Like Us On Facebook

Max G.

Elite Daily is a medium for people tired of disingenuous content; we have sought to create a space where stimulating, applicable content can reach a like-minded audience.

More In Entertainment

Film Veronica Grossman

‘Forrest Gump’ As Directed By Wes Anderson Is Perfect (Video)

Wes Anderson, he’s so hot right now. It seems the new wave of parodies for the time being is everything Wes Anderson (don’t worry, “Frozen” parodies aren’t going anywhere). We saw the “Zoolander” scene a few days ago inspired by Anderson, and a few weeks before that we saw a beautiful compilation of his symmetry. Now, […]

Film Adam Pliskin

Singularity At The Cinema: ‘Transcendence,’ ‘Her’ And Fighting Against The Future

“Transcendence” isn’t a very good movie. It has the setup to be a thought-provoking, sci-fi, action flick, without any real action or thought of which to speak. It’s essentially the last 20 minutes of “Her,” spread glacially over a two-hour-and-twenty-minute run time. The biggest problem with “Transcendence,” however, is that it foregrounds and obsesses over its technology at the […]

Also On Elite

Ladies

A Letter To My Future Husband, From A Socially Awkward Introvert

Dating is hard enough as it is. When you are an introvert, it’s as sure as sunrise that the cards are stacked against you, especially when it comes to meeting new people. It’s worse when you are a socially awkward introvert. So, on behalf of all the socially awkward introverts out there, here’s an open […]

Entertainment

Even Pharrell’s Hat Can’t Make Grumpy Cat ‘Happy’ (Photos)

The most famous cat on the Internet graced us with her grumpy presence at the MTV Movie Awards last night. Grumpy Cat has been taking the Internet by storm for years because of her “less than amused” frown face, which has been turned into memes, t-shirts, mugs and all other kinds of merchandise. She was […]

Humor

This Relentless Bug Goes Harder In The Gym Than You Do (Video)

I have a lot of respect for this bug. Working out is never easy. I don’t know what exercise he’s doing or what muscles bugs have for that matter, but I assume that he’s doing a good job. He has the look of a bug that cares about his physical appearance and who is willing […]