Watch Lady Gaga come to the aid of a fallen photographer on the Oscars 2023 red carpet

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Lady Gaga Stopped to help a photographer who fell on the Oscars 2023 on Sunday night.

95th onwards academic award At the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, Gaga, 36, walked past a photographer on the carpet and watched him fall to the ground. The singer/actress (Wearing Versace gown with bold rear view) turned around and ran to help the photographer.

Gaga, who is nominated for Best Original Song for her Top Gun: Maverick The tune “Hold My Hand,” was not originally expected to be performed during the broadcast due to scheduling conflicts as she films. clown sequel.

Oscar showrunner Glenn Weiss said Wednesday Oscars Creative Team Press Conference“We have a great relationship with Lady Gaga and her camp. [but] She is in the middle of shooting for a film right now, and here we are paying tribute to the and it takes to make a film. After a bunch of back and forth, it didn’t feel like she could perform to the potential that we’re used to with her, that she and she are used to doing everything.

Weiss continued: “So she’s not going to be performing in the show, however, this is all, from our perspective, someone making a movie about and we totally understand that priority is in this business. , especially when we’re honoring movies.”

However, several outlets reported hours before the event that Gaga will really perform,

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last May, Tom Cruise pave Gaga’s work top Gun sequel and revealed that he “helped compose the score.” Cruz explained at the time that Gaga presented her song to him and Hans Zimmerwho also composed the music for the film.

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“It opened up the whole movie. She’s amazing,” Cruise, 60, said at the time. “It opened the door to the emotional center of the movie that we had… In that moment, things came together in such a beautiful way. Her song that she wrote just fell right in and became, really, underlying score and the heartbeat of our film,

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