Lady Gaga & R. Kelly Get Real Fresh On Saturday Night Live

November 17, 2013  |  

Dana Edelson/NBC

It’s really hard to know where to begin with this performance from Saturday Night Live. Let’s start with Gaga’s hair: it looked like the blonde version of the wig Gina wore after her head got stuck in the headboard of the Nefertiti 2000 on Martin. Then, and most shockingly, the performance between Lady Gaga & R. Kelly was so awkward that it was laughable.

This is the first time Gaga has performed “Do What You Want,” her second single and since she was the musical guest on SNL, it seemed appropriate that she invite the Kellz to perform it with her since he’s featured on the song. But before we could even get to him popping up onstage, we had to deal with Gaga getting reacquainted with her crotch area.

Then, R. Kelly came out for his verse and there was a lot pf her jumping up on him, him carrying her while singing, bending over so he could give her a tap on the booty. Granted, the song is about a man doing what he wants to her body so the point was seemingly to give us a performance that lived up to the lyrics.

But then…but THEN, Gaga laid down on her back and R. Kelly hovered over her doing push ups, essentially simulating sex. IT was actually more funny that I think it was supposed to be.

Anyway, do yourself a favor and watch the clip from last night.

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  • Nicole Little

    This reminds me of that Madonna video “Like A Prayer” when Leon Anderson (the one that played Jesus) was on top of her kissing her. They should do another duet doing a remake of Rick James and Teena Marie’s “Fire and Desire”. That song fit them.

  • scandalous7

    she taking notes from Miley I see, we wouldn’t be talking if they had not pulled that mess on stage.

  • Live_in_LDN

    no i don’t support child molesters….

  • Val

    I’m always shocked and amazed at how many Black women claim to love and support RKelly. Wow, do harm to little Black girls and some Black women will love you. SMH for real.

    • scandalous7

      same with Chris Brown, I still have a friend who worships him and has him as her screensaver, I wanna slap her.

  • Maggie

    Um no . . Kelly likes little girls and he is insinuating sexual activity?! I am confused as to how people are just overlooking that.

  • Liz Calhoun-Girtley

    I’m sorry. i love them both, but this was NOT a career highlight performance…… that is all.

  • I_am_a_Gladiator/Scandalista

    Lmbo. That girl is a mess. She can blow tho

  • Bud Bundy

    I did not think it was that bad. The dancing was horrible, but it was not as bad as everyone as saying it was.

  • anonymous

    i feel like my eyes were murdered. They do have good voices though. I know this was maybe supposed to be funny, but it was just weird and stupid.

  • Lee

    I always felt like Gaga’s bravado was just as a facade to cover insecurities. I think she’s figuring out the crazy costumes and abstract images aren’t helping to keep her status high in the celebrity hierarchy. If you’ve noticed, she’s toned down the Gaga look, just a bit. She should, because her music should be more important than her image. Whether she’s doing that for business reasons or because Lady Gaga was never the real Stefani Germanotta (her real name) to begin with, it’s a wise decision. Still her popularity has been waning and this SNL performance probably just boils down to a publicity stunt. What better stunt is there for her to pull than simulate sex, with a black man no less? Then again, if that’s the case, you wouldn’t want to make it so blatant as to what you’re trying to do. That would just make the audience more cynical. So, on the other hand, it could have simply been a statement about the whole Miley Cyrus-Robin Thicke twerking incident… a response to how the media responded to Miley and sexuality in general. You know Gaga, she’s always trying to make a statement. Truth be told, I’m not a fan at all, but she is talented. It’s just a shame she’s directed her talent into songs with an annoying pop-direction.

  • Vivian Nikki Moore

    Kells saved the day because before he came out I wasn’t feeling LGG’s stage presents at all. What was up with her rhythm anyway, I thought she could dance until this.

  • Gabie Aldrich

    I thought she/they did GREAT last night! & if you watched Graham Norton a hr after you would of seen them tearing it up again!

  • Jen

    and she actually can sing too

  • Jen

    Suprisingly I like both of her singles she has out

  • Gina Calhoun

    Really though?

  • Yolanda

    Love the song, hated the performance!

    • paul

      love r Kelly

  • kookla

    I enjoyed it. Makes Miley and Thicke look like amateurs. I can’t wait to see the video these two will come up with.

  • LaBella

    Does he have on a skirt???

    • provokethought

      I wondered the same thing….our men are being “punked.” smh…..there is nothing cute about that.

  • Lala

    the song isn’t really about a man doing what he wants w/ her body per se’…maybe kelz part is, but her part is more about the media and the general public having her body, saying what they want about her and what not but not being able to have take hear heart/soul down…anyywayy that was a weird little performance no harm no foul lol

  • kickash

    i thought it was funny actually, it was no worse than that hot mess performance miley did a while back. also that jumpsuit she had on was really cute

  • Jalonna Gipson

    Do Want You Want With My Body!!!!….lady gaga is crazy…i love r kelly…i liked how adult funny it was….if you didnt find anything funny your not in touch with your grown part and/or you have no type of sense of humor!!

    • guest

      nah you just a h,0

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  • Maile00