Thursday, November 21, 2013

Famous St. Louisan News: Andy Cohen Made Perfume From Lady Gaga's Pee

Posted By on Thu, Nov 21, 2013 at 8:00 AM

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Take note, Clayton High School students. If you work hard, you, too, could one day make perfume from Lady Gaga's pee.

One of Clayton's most famous alumni, Andy Cohen, host of Watch What Happens Live on Bravo, admitted to the unexpected use for Gaga's excretions on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

The story starts with a semi-disturbing fact: Lady Gaga peed in a trash can when she couldn't make it to a bathroom before appearing on Cohen's TV show.

This does not bother Cohen. Far from it. "She's a superstar," he tells Fallon. "She's Lady Gaga. She can pee wherever she wants, as far as I'm concerned."

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That's when Cohen got his bright idea. He asked his assistants to do something to save the urine, and one turned it into perfume, complete with a flashy bottle.

"It's kind of gross, but that is a pop-culture artifact, if you ask me," Cohen tells Fallon. "That's going to be worth something. That's what I'm retiring on."

Lady Gaga warned Cohen's future guests about what's really in the perfume on Twitter:

It's been a big year for Cohen. He has signed a two-year extension for his talk show, where he serves as executive producer. He's giving up his executive position at Bravo, but in exchange, his new production company, Most Talkative, will develop prime-time Bravo shows.

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