There are rumors flying around that #LadyGaga will play Donatella Versace in the third season of #AmericanCrimeStory. The pair certainly have a good relationship: Donatella sends Gaga china and gushes over her music. Gaga sends Donatella flowers and even has an entire song about her.
#RyanMurphy fanned the flames of rumor during a panel with EW, responding to a moderator who called Gaga "the perfect Donatella" with a little grin and saying:
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#AmericanCrimeStory will focus on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina for its second season, but Murphy is already deeply invested in the subject of his third season: the murder of Gianni Versace.
"I was always very moved and freaked out by the Versace assassination, and I thought it was a really great story to do because it’s a manhunt season.
[Serial killer Andrew Cunanan] killed four people and then Versace, and was on the loose. We’re exploring the reasons of how he got away with being undetected.
The tragedy of the Versace murder was that it should not have happened. He should have been caught by then ... It’s a really tragic story and I’ve always said the thing that makes me cry the most in the world is lost potential, or lost possibility, and I think he was such an amazing force taken too soon for reasons which he shouldn’t have been. That is a true crime story in America, so we’re tackling that."
If you've never seen Season 1 of American Crime Story, check it out.
Given how totally amazing the OJ Simpson season of American Crime Story was, we can rest assured that the Versace tragedy is in safe hands.
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