Asked by Cynthia McFadden if she considers Gaga a copycat, Madonna said, “I certainly think she references me a lot in her work. Sometimes I think it’s amusing and flattering and well-done,” before adding, “Obviously, I’ve influenced her.”
Madonna also revealed that, upon hearing “Born This Way” for the first time, she thought to herself, “That sounds very familiar.” McFadden then asked whether she was annoyed by the similarities between the two songs.
“It feels reductive,” she replied. “Look it up.”
- Donald Trump signed a sweeping executive order that dismantles many Obama era climate change regulations.
- The Republican chair of the House probe into Russia and Trump should step down after secretly meeting with a source at the White House, say top Democrats.
- The Trump White House has a habit of taking credit for business deals struck under Obama, as they did today with a Ford investment plan from 2015.
- The Scottish parliament has voted for an independence referendum that could result in Scotland leaving the UK.