When released earlier in 2011, Lady Gaga’s ‘Born This Way‘ was accused of being a complete rip-off of Madonna’s 1989 anthem ‘Express Yourself‘ from the album ‘Like A Prayer‘. And why would there not be comparisons?
cuz it’s the damn truth
And now finally, in an interview with Jacob Bernstein in the January 30th issue of Newsweek, Her Madgesty responded :
“I thought, ‘What a wonderful way to redo my song,'” she told the magazine for a profile set to run on Jan. 30. “I mean, I recognized the chord changes. I thought it was… interesting.”
Diss much? It’s gonna get interesting, cuz both are signed on Interscope Records now. Mayhaps they’ll just come out with a duet to boost the sales of their latest albums due later this year.
In an interview for ‘The Graham Norton Show’ set to air tonight (Friday the 13th) on BBC, Madonna opened up about Gaga, saying :
“When I first saw her [Gaga] I was really impressed by her and she was cool. She did remind me of me back in the day,” she said. “I do think she is very talented.”
When contacted, this was Gaga’s response :