Lady Gaga is fed up with the comparisons.
The 30-year-old superstar made that abundantly clear during an interview on Zane Lowe‘s Beats1 show today.
There to promote new album ‘Joanne,’ which drops tomorrow, the singer’s interview took an interesting turn when host Lowe made a comparison to Madonna.
Though it appears Gaga and Madge have mended fences, few will forget how the latter branded Mother Monster “reductive.”
And it seems the ‘Perfect Illusion’ performer hasn’t either.
See what we mean below…
When Lowe tried to draw a link between Gaga’s relationship with her father and Madonna’s classic ‘Papa Don’t Preach,’ it was outrightly rejected by the diva.
Peep the transcript….
Zane Lowe: Madonna told a similar story. Overprotective father. ‘Papa Don’t Preach.’ You know what I mean?
Lady Gaga: Madonna and I are very different.
Gaga: I wouldn’t make that comparison at all. And I don’t mean to disrespect Madonna. She’s a…nice lady. She’s had a fantastic career. She’s the biggest Pop star of all time. But I play a lot of instruments. I write all my own music. I spend hours and hours a day in the studio. I am a producer. I’m a writer; what I do is different. I’m not just rehearsing over and over again to put on a show. There is a spontaneity in my work. I allow myself to fail. I allow myself to break. I’m not afraid of my flaws.
There are major differences between me and her – and I don’t mean that in a disrespectful way. I will just not be compared to anyone anymore. I am who the f**k I am and this is me. My life story is my life story.
The entire interview is a compelling watch, but the Madge moment begins at the 31.17 mark:
Granted Gaga got her PR 101 on with that clean-up, this is sure to get tongues wagging; which may not actually be a bad thing given her album release.