Not too long ago, there was a huge drama over parody pop singer, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Weird Al Yankovic[/lastfm], and whether or not he would be able to make a video of his latest song “Perform This Way”–his comedic version of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Lady Gaga[/lastfm]‘s hit single “Born This Way.”
Apparently, Mama Monster’s management denied Weird Al the rights, but when Gaga heard the song, she gave the “Weird One” the greenlight to gently mock her crazy performance antics publicly.
Weird Al’s parody version of “Born This Way,” “Perform This Way”:
Lady Gaga’s “normal” version of “Born This Way,” complete with weird gelatinous alien clone-y versions of her goddess self:
With a grotesque head a la Weird Alice In Wonderland by Tim Burton, Weird Al is looking pretty shrunken as his Lady Gaga “persona.” Maybe it’s his new “minibar” diet?
I've decided that the only purchases I'll make for the rest of my life will be from mini-bars and the SkyMall catalogue.—
Al Yankovic (@alyankovic) June 19, 2011