“I’m friendly with [Lady Gaga]. She started hanging out with a lot of my art friends and I think it influenced her and that’s great but it doesn’t necessarily translate for the masses,” she told Britain’s Gay Times. “She tried to take it on and sort of acclimate it into pop.”
It’s cool that Love is complimenting Gaga, and there’s no reason to believe the Hole singer didn’t introduce Gaga to some artists. But it’s only fair to point out that Gaga’s been on that weird art freak/theater geek grind for a few years now. Remember this? Or this?
For more on Gaga’s development, we checked in with one of her first supporters in the music industry, Akon:
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