Lady Gaga's Fans Are Going After Billie Eilish for Criticizing the Singer's Iconic Meat Dress

It's about Gaga's iconic meat dress from the 2010 VMAs. 

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  • During a recent interview with VarietyBillie Eilish and her brother, Finneas O'Connell, discussed some of the most iconic pop culture moments of the decade. 
  • When Lady Gaga's iconic meat dress from the 2010 VMAs came up, Eilish, a known vegan, responded, "Yikes," prompting some Gaga fans to go in on her on Twitter.
  • Many others defended Eilish and her right to express her opinion about the dress.

Lady Gaga and Billie Eilish are having issues and, perhaps more than any celebrity feud in history, their disagreement deserves the title of "beef."

You see, the rift in question centers on Gaga's iconic meat dress, which she wore to the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards. For the record, the above pun is totally intended and I will not apologize for it or any future Lady Gaga/Billie Eilish beef dad jokes I may (and almost certainly will) make.

During a recent interview with Variety, Eilish and her brother, Finneas O'Connell, talked about some of the most defining moments in award show history. The chat included a brief discussion of the Franc Fernandez "Meat Dress" that Gaga wore to the MTV Video Music Awards in 2010.

"I grew up watching the GRAMMYs, we all did. I used to judge all the girls' dresses. That's all I did, I barely paid attention to the music," Eilish said.

"Was the meat dress a GRAMMYs event?" O'Connell asked.

"Eh, Yiiiiikes," Eilish replied.

The exchange happens around the 3:15 mark of the video below, if you want to see for yourself:

Of course, Eilish's response to Gaga's meat gown isn't shocking, considering she's a well-known vegan. There was one group that was shocked by the comment, however—some hardcore Gaga fans took to Twitter, congregating under the hashtag #BillieEilishisoverparty in outrage over what they saw as criticism of their beloved Mother Monster.

Others came to Eilish's defense, pointing out that dragging a teen for not loving a decade-old piece of fashion that butts up against her personal values might not be the best look.

FWIW, there's no indication so far that Lady Gaga herself took any offense to Eilish's comments.

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Kayleigh Roberts is a freelance writer and editor with over 10 years of professional experience covering entertainment of all genres, from new movie and TV releases to nostalgia, and celebrity news. Her byline has appeared in Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Harper’s Bazaar, The Atlantic, Allure, Entertainment Weekly, MTV, Bustle, Refinery29, Girls’ Life Magazine, Just Jared, and Tiger Beat, among other publications. She's a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.