Lady Gaga spends millions on Michael Jackson items at auction

7 December 2012 / 3 years 10 months ago

Source: The New PaperLOS ANGELES - In loving memory of King of Pop Michael Jackson, pop star Lady Gaga bagged 55 items from his collection of stage costumes in a recent auction.The auction, organised by Julien's Auctions in Los Angeles, US, raked in over US$5 million (S$6.1 million).Some of the items included the iconic jacket Jackson wore during his Bad tour, which sold for US$240,000, as well as his crystal-encrusted gloves, which sold for over US$100,000 each.Forbes reported that most of the pieces were sold at six-figure prices.Commenting on her purchases, Lady Gaga said on Twitter: "The 55 pieces I collected today will be archived & expertly cared for in the spirit & love of Michael Jackson, his bravery, & fans worldwide."

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