'I am proud at any size': Curvy Lady Gaga struts around in her favourite skimpy costumes as she defies critics after 25lbs weight gain
17:51 GMT, 27 September 2012
Lady Gaga's isn't letting criticism over her weight gain get her down.
The defiant 26-year-old took to the stage in her usual array of skimpy outfits in Zurich, Switzerland, on Wednesday.
The Born This Way singer, who has become an advocate for curvy girls after recently gaining 25lbs, confidently strutted around in her tour costumes, which includes a leather g-string and fishnet tights get-up.
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Curvy and proud: Lady Gaga performs in Zurich, Switzerland, on Wednesday
Still flaunting her cheeky side: The star confidently strutted around in a g-string and fishnets
Critics be damned: The definat star isn't letting jibes about her weight get her down
It comes just says after the star,
who has battled bulimia and anorexia, took to social media to launch a
sub-section of her site, called Body Revolution.
As well as the series of half-naked
images, Ms Gaga wrote: 'Today I join the BODY REVOLUTION. To Inspire
Bravery. And BREED some m$therf**king COMPASSION.'
The page continues: 'My mother and I created the BORN THIS WAY FOUNDATION for one reason: “to inspire bravery.”
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'This profile is an extension of that
dream. Be brave and celebrate with us your “perceived flaws,” as
society tells us. May we make our flaws famous, and thus redefine the
Lady Gaga recently said she's happier
than ever with her body, especially because partner Taylor Kinney is a
huge fan of her new fuller figure.
Writing on her blog, she said: 'My boyfriend prefers me curvier.
Kicking up her heels: Lady Gaga rolled in on a rather dramatic motorbike
Weighty issue: The star recently gained 25lb
'When I eat and am healthy and not so
worried about my looks. I'm happy. Happier then I've ever been. I am
not going to go on a psycho-spree because of scrutiny. This is who I am.
And I am proud at any size.'
Gaga also thanked her fans for supporting her during her struggles and giving her the self-confidence she has always needed.
She wrote: 'My weight/loss/gain since
I was a child has tormented me. No amount of help has ever healed my
pain about it. But you have.'
Born This Way: The singer says her boyfriend Taylor Kinney prefers her to be curvier
Daddy's girl: The star says she's been enjoying the cooking at her fathers restaurant in New York
The Paparazzi hitmaker recently revealed the reason behind her weight increase was down to her father's restaurant in New York.
She said: 'I love eating pasta and I'm a New York Italian girl. That's why I have been staying out of New York.
'My father opened a restaurant. It's
so amazing … it's so freaking delicious, but I'm telling you I gain
five pounds every time I go there.
'So my dad wants me to eat at the restaurant, and I'm like, 'I've got to go where I can drink green juice.' '
New campaign: The blonde took to social media this week to launch a sub-section of her site, called Body Revolution
YouTube video: Lady GaGa in concert and 25lbs heavier