Much hay has been made about Lady Gaga‘s new single “Born This Way” — is it a Madonna rip-off? Is it not? Is the album cover like Kylie Minogue‘s “Two Hearts”? What’s with the nubbins? On Monday’s “Tonight Show,” Lady Gaga speaks to Jay Leno about the controversy.
“There is really no one that is a more adoring and loving Madonna fan
than me. I am the hugest fan personally and professionally,” says Gaga. “Well, the good news is that I got an e-mail from her people, and
her sending me their love and complete support
on behalf of the single, and if the queen says it shall be, then it
So there ya go. Queen Madonna gives her blessing and Lady Gaga puts it to bed. In the interview, Gaga also talks about her Vogue cover and her inspiration from Willow Smith. She also brought along the three Grammy awards she won Sunday night (Feb. 14).
Tune in to Monday’s “Tonight Show” for the full interview. The videos are below, the Madonna segment is in the second video clip.