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Lady Gaga recovers from hip surgery in gold wheelchair


Lady Gaga performs during the New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square December 31, 2011 in New York. Gaga launched her Born This Way Foundation at Harvard on Wednesday, which aims to promote kindness and decrease bullying.


Don Emmert

Lady Gaga has some new wheels.

The pop diva, who has been recovering from hip surgery on February 20, has been using a 24-carat gold-plated wheelchair to help get around, according to the New York Daily News.

The singer canceled the duration of her "Born this Way" tour, as a result of her injury.

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Jewelry designer Ken Borochov told The Daily Beast, “It was made all over the United States; my assistant had to run around everywhere."

Borochov said he got a call from Gaga's stylist who asked gave him a week to complete the wheelchair, which is plated with 1.5 ounces of gold.

Agence France Presse added the seat "can also recline 180 degrees."

According to the Daily News, the wheelchair was made "to look like a throne."