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Lady Gaga Says "Fame" Smells Like "an expensive hooker," Not "blood and semen"

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For those of you who'd like to catch a whiff of stardom, or a classy whore, Lady Gaga's forthcoming perfume might be the scent for you. The eccentric singer will be on the cover of Vogue's celebrated September issue this year, and the talk has come full circle to September 2010 when she first signed the license for her fragrance, "Fame."At the time, Gaga said we could expect her perfume to smell like "blood and semen." It's not clear if she was marketing directly to people with a "Law and Order: Special Victims Unit" crime scene fetish, or just the truly weird, but we're hearing now that Gaga is describing her scent a little differently.

Oh No They Didn't! says that the perfume "is a black liquid, that apparently changes color when applied to skin." Oh, and it was taken out of a blood sample given by Gaga: "[I]t’s a sense of having me on your skin," the singer has said, adding: "I wanted to extract sort of the feeling and sense of blood and semen from molecular structures, so that’s where [the rumours] came from."

Okay...sure. Some of us have smelled both of those things, but do we want to apply a dab of that behind the ears before a night on the town? Gaga says "Fame" doesn't actually smell like those two bodily fluids. "Actually the perfume smells like an expensive hooker," says Gaga. (We're just glad it doesn't smell like rotting meat.)

Little girls, get those Christmas wish lists ready!