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Lady Gaga, Vince Vaughn Take The Chicago Polar Plunge

By Chuck Sudo in Arts & Entertainment on Mar 1, 2015 6:45PM

Last year the Chicago Polar Plunge received a celebrity boost when Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon joined Mayor Rahm Emanuel in a dive into icy Lake Michigan.

Neither the mayor nor Fallon were present at North Avenue Beach Sunday but this year's plunge wasn't lacking in starpower. Vince Vaughn was this year's guest of honor and took the plunge donned in jeans, sneakers and a Blackhawks jersey.

Chicago Fire stars Taylor Kinney, David Eigenberg and Randy Flagler also took the plunge and joining the trio was Kinney's fiancée, pop star Lady Gaga, who couldn't keep her "Poker Face" on as she dipped into the 32 degree water.

Last year's polar plunge, hyped in no small part by Fallon, attracted over 3,200 participants and raised over $1 million for Special Olympics Chicago