Nothing, not even security detail, comes between Lady Gaga and her little monsters. Gaga's devotion to her monsters is legendary and turns out it's not lip service, either.

Apparently, Gaga stepped in (wearing ankle-snapper platforms, we're sure) when a bodyguard over zealously attempted to stop a partygoer from taking photos at a bash in New York City on Monday! Gaga was named Fashion Icon by the CFDA and threw an afterparty to celebrate the nod at the Standard Hotel in the Big Apple. The event was studded with celebs, including actors Gerard Butler and Liv Tyler, as well as Ma and Pa Germanotta (Gaga's parental units).

The New York Post's Page Six reported that an attendee began snapping shots when the security guard roughly intervened and overstepped his boundaries with his treatment of the fan. The tab reported that "one of her over-protective security guards ... Pushed the guy up the stairs, grabbed his phone and threw it... (Gaga said to him), 'What are you doing? Leave him alone.' (She) looked embarrassed and shook her head."

Don't mess with the Mother Monster or put your paws on the little monsters, even if you work security at one of her events.

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