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Lady Gaga did more than a fashion statement during Elle's Annual Women in Hollywood Celebration.

Gaga put on the oversized Marc Jacobs trousers and took the stage to deliver an emotionally harsh acceptance speech that referred to the sexual abuse, mental health and crippling beauty standards of women in Hollywood.

"I decided that today I wanted to regain power, today I put on my pants," he said on stage.

Her outfit offered a striking contrast to the glamorous dresses she wore when promoting "A Star is Born," a role that has generated great enthusiasm at the Oscars. The pop star said that her preparation for the event, formed to honor powerful women in entertainment, began in the same way.

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Lady Gaga said she tried several outfits before deciding on the Marc Jacobs suit she wore for the Elle Women In Hollywood celebration. (Photo: Jean Baptiste Lacroix, WireImage)

"I tried on dress after dress today preparing for this event, one tight corset after another, one heel after another, a diamond, a feather, thousands of beads and the most beautiful silks in the world," said Gaga. "To be honest, I felt sick to my stomach."

At that moment, Lady Gaga began to wonder why she cared so much what others thought of her.

"And I asked myself: what does it really mean to be a woman in Hollywood? We are not just objects to entertain the world, we are not members of a giant beauty pageant destined to face each other for the public's pleasure." , "she said" Women in Hollywood, we are voices … We have the power to speak, to be heard and to defend ourselves when we are silenced ".

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On the stage of the Women's Celebration in Hollywood, Lady Gaga referred to Christian Carino as her fiancé. (Photo: Michael Kovac)

After trying on almost a dozen designer dresses, the pressure to please others faded when she fell in love with the Marc Jacobs suit that allowed Lady Gaga to be herself.

"This was a large man's suit made for a woman, it was not a dress, and then I started crying," he recalled. "In this suit, I felt the truth of who I am well into my gut."

The singer and actress, who referred to her boyfriend Christian Carino as her "fiancé" on stage, took note of current events and called his attire an act of freedom to resist the norm.

"I received the revelation that I had to be empowered to be myself today more than ever," he said. "To resist Hollywood standards, whatever that means, to resist dress standards to impress, to use what really matters: my voice."

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