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After canceling a concert last week at The United Center due to synovitis (joint inflammation), Lady Gaga finally had surgery this morning. Reports were swirling that the singer was seen at Starbucks on Michigan Avenue in a wheelchair she's named "Emma", according to her Twitter account. No word yet on when or if the cancelled shows will happen at a later date.
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