Buzz Bites (5/8/12): Lady Gaga Guests On Upcoming ‘Simpsons’ Episode

+ Lady Gaga looks just as fierce in cartoon form as she does IRL (natch). Peep the white and seafoam number and tiara she’s rocking as a character on “The Simpsons.” It’s one of 18 (!!) outfits she’ll be wearing on the May 20 episode. (MTV Geek)

+ Last night was the annual Met Ball Gala, where rich and famous people dressed up! Check out all of their rich and famous outfits! (MTV Style)

+ Get a sneak peek of singing competition “Duets.” Kelly Clarkson and John Legend take on “Row, Row, Row Your Boat,” along with an interview with the two and costars Robin Thicke and Jennifer Nettles on “Good Morning America.” The show debuts May 24 on ABC. (Idolator)

+ How good is your flow? If you think you have the chops to open for Drake, then check out this competition — the winner will perform during 20 dates of his forthcoming tour. Oh, and you’d get you’re own tour bus. #swag (Pitchfork)

+ Looks like the long-awaited Jimi Hendrix biopic is getting some traction, and apparently they’ve got their star. Outkast‘s Andre 3000 is said to be tapped to play the legendary artist. John Ridley is slated to write and direct the film. (MTV News)

+ Check out a clip of Mary J. Blige featuring Rick Ross‘s forthcoming “Why” video. (Rap-Up)

+ Justin Bieber‘s “Boyfriend” video broke the YouTube record for single day stats. According to The Hollywood Reporter it hit 8 million views within 24 hours of its release. (MTV News)

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