Lady GaGa has allegedly responded to Madonna's recent diss that the Mother Monster was ripping off her single "Express Yourself" for "Born This Way". During a concert in Auckland, New Zealand last Thursday, June 7, the "Judas" singer was believed to be firing back at Madge though she didn't mention the Queen of Pop's name.
When performing her single "Hair", GaGa sat down on her motorbike-shaped keyboard and in the middle of the song, she made a speech for the crowd. "It sometimes makes people feel better about themselves to put other people down or make fun of them or maybe make mockery of their work," so she said as captured in a video.
"And that doesn't make me feel good at all," she continued. "That just makes me feel like I'm not being a good human being... I don't even want to fight back because it's more important to me to keep writing music."
The 26-year-old songstress added, "Because that's really all I care about, is the music... things are really different than they were 25 years ago, and that's what makes 'Born This Way' so relevant for me. We're socially in a different place and it's OK, we don't have to all slice and hate each other anymore."
Previously, Madonna has mashed up GaGa's hit single "Born This Way" with her own 1989 song "Express Yourself" during the Tel Aviv concert of her "MDNA" tour. At the end of the performance, Madge shouted to her fans, "She's not me!", without mentioning who her target was.
The "Like a Virgin" hitmaker once shared her thought to Newsweek about the rip-off issue. "I thought, 'What a wonderful way to redo my song.' I mean, I recognized the chord changes. I thought it was... interesting," so she stated.
Addressing the controversy, GaGa told NME, "The only similarities are the chord progression. Just because I'm the first f***ing artist in 25 years to think of putting it on Top 40 radio, it doesn't mean I'm a plagiarist, it means that I'm f***ing smart."
GaGa is currently busy with her Born This Way Ball tour. During her performance in Auckland, she accidentally got hit in the head by her backup dancer when singing "Judas". The eccentric songstress admitted to have suffered concussion from the hit but managed to finish the gig. "I did hit my head and I think I may have a concussion but don't you worry I will finish this show," she told her devotees.