lady_gaga_9000We all know that Lady Gaga is gutsy! The singer told Billboard magazine that she cold called American Horror Story: Hotel creator Ryan Murphy for her TV gig. “I told him I wanted a place to put all of my anguish and rage and that I was excited to play a killer,” she adds, “We relate to each other because we’re both transformers,” says Murphy. “We do something trying to work out shit in our personal life. And then the next year we put on a different costume and we’re somebody else.”

Gaga plays vampire matriarch The Countess on the show. American Horror Story: Hotel has brought in a record 12.2 million viewers this season. It’s the highest-rated series in FX’s history

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