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Lady Gaga has been on tour for, what, two years straight now? You'd think she'd be making bank—totally rolling in it—right? Well, as they say, think again. Turns out the lady who's become more than well-known for her fashion statements is also a fashion victim—literally, financially. She reveals to Stephen Fry that after her Monster Ball tour, she was bankrupt—nearly $3 million in debt because of her elaborate costuming. [Refinery29]