Lady Gaga Responds To Demi Lovato’s SXSW Criticism: “I Am Very Supportive Of Demi’s Struggle”

By: Mike Wass / March 24, 2014

Lady Gaga’s stomach-turning SXSW performance with vomit artist (this is a thing) Millie Brown drew criticism for putting an arty spin on eating disorders — not in the least from Demi Lovato. She described the display as “sad” and tweeted: “As if we didn’t have enough people glamorizing eating disorders already. Bottom line, it’s not ‘cool’ or ‘artsy’ at all.”

Mother Monster finally responded to the accusations in an interview with E! News. “I have struggled with an eating disorder for over 10 years and I take that very seriously,”  she revealed. “I am very supportive of Demi’s struggle and her recovery as well as the recovery of anyone who is suffering from that.”

However, the “G.U.Y.” diva stands by her vomit-themed act and refuses to apologize. “This performance had absolutely nothing to do with any eating disorder, and we never intended for it to be taken that way,” she explains. “I’m really proud of the performance and really stand by the message of rage and pain that we were trying to express in that moment.”

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[Via E! Online].

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