A wheelchair is a chair with wheels, designed to be a replacement for walking. Lady Gaga has used various wheelchairs as performance art pieces as well as owning a collection of customized wheelchairs for personal use following her labral tear during the Born This Way Ball.
Michael Schmidt wheelchairEdit
Video Music Awards wheelchairEdit
A simple white wheelchair was used by Sloan-Taylor Rabinor during Lady Gaga's performance at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards. The wheelchair was one of several handicap themed accessories Gaga utilized that night, including a neck brace and crutches.
White Tie and Tiara Ball wheelchairEdit
During a performance on Gaga Live at Sydney Monster Hall, Lady Gaga performed as Yüyi the Mermaid, using a wheelchair to grant her mobility. This performance sparked criticism by veteran pop act Bette Midler, who tweeted about how she famously performed as a mermaid in a wheelchair decades prior.
Following her surgery to heal a labral tear in her right hip, Lady Gaga commissioned a series of wheelchairs to use until she was able to walk again. The series was named after a handicapped fan whom Gaga met backstage at the Born This Way Ball prior to its cancellation.
Emma is a normal wheelchair named after a handicapped fan whom Gaga met backstage at the Born This Way Ball.
A wooden wheelchair was created for Lady Gaga following her surgery in 2013.
24k gold wheelchairEdit
Ken Borochov created a 24 carat gold wheelchair for Lady Gaga following her surgery in 2013.
Louis Vuitton wheelchairEdit
Louis Vuitton created wheelchair using their insignia for Lady Gaga following her surgery in 2013.