Lady Gaga Mourns ‘Perfect’ Grandpa Giuseppe

By: / September 27, 2010

Lady Gaga is mourning the death of her beloved grandfather, Joseph Germanotta, who reportedly passed away in New Jersey Friday at age 88.

Gaga, 24, paid tribute to her grandpa, who knew her as Stephanie Germanotta, via Twitter on Sunday, saying: “Having a Perfect Manhattan, for my perfect guy. Love you Giuseppe.”

Gaga revealed her close relationship with her paternal grandfather when she dedicated the song “Speechless” to him at a concert in Nottingham, England in May. She told fans she was “really close” with him and at the time was “really sad” about his illness.

See Gaga open up about her grandpa here (about 2:30 in:)

Gaga was spotted visiting her grandpa’s nursing home on Wednesday September 22nd with her mother, Cynthia Germanotta, and rumored boyfriend Luc Carl.

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