Despite the NFL claiming they haven’t told Lady Gaga she can’t get political, we are told they absolutely have. The NFL has received tons of backlash over hiring the pop star to do the Super Bowl, even some death threats. So, while they don’t mind if Lady Gaga sings “Born This Way” and shows subtle messages towards equality, they don’t want her to say anything ab0ut Donald Trump during her show.
Whether Gaga agrees to or not is a different story. However, during rehearsals Friday, Lady Gaga had plenty to say. Right after rehearsing “Born This Way,” Lady Gaga screamed, “Take that Donald Trump!” which was followed by “Suck my clit Donald Trump!” Everybody watching the dress rehearsal was laughing.
But there’s more. In brown lettering behind the stage (we’re not sure if actual feces was used),the slogan “EAT SHIT DONALD TRUMP” was printed. So even if Lady Gaga doesn’t say anything about Trump during her show, it’s obvious she still has him on her mind. Let’s just hope she doesn’t show off any “spirt cooking.”
Taylor Swift may have been accused of being racist after her videos for “Shake it Off” and “Wildest Dreams,” but she’s going to prove that she is “down with the bros” on her new album. Pop Music Scandal has learned that Taylor Swift is recording an album with themes related to the Black Lives Matter movement.
Swift doesn’t plan to say “Black Lives Matter” directly, but the themes of the movement cover the album. We are told that the album is similar to Bruce Springsteen’s September 11, 2001-themed The Rising, which didn’t mention the disastrous day directly. Swift plans to recruit a bunch of rappers on the album, including Eminem, Vanilla Ice, Darrell McDaniels (Run DMC), Mike D (Beastie Boys), and even Macklemore. She is seeking help from Jay-Z and Kendrick Lamar as well.
Swift may turn her new album project into a visual album like Beyonce did with Lemonade. Only two song titles have been revealed so far. “Colored People of Color” has something to do with people who use the term “Colored People” to describe people of color. The other song, “Ode To The Repressed” may be the first single. It has a sort of rock vibe to it. So far, there isn’t much of Swift’s country trademark on her new album.
Swift is trying to keep this album as private as possible. We are told that it will come as a surprise release. Swift wants to release the album this summer, but her record company Big Machine Records wants to release it closer to the holiday season to attract more sales. This album could either be a real smash or a real joke.
This is a story that sounds as fiction as can be, but isn’t. Several reliable sources have revealed that Jay-Z and Megyn Kelly from Fox News are “very close,” but have tried to keep it a secret.
Of course, Jay-Z stands for everything Fox News is against. But one can say that Megyn Kelly isn’t your typical Fox News personality. Is Megyn Kelly the “Becky” that Beyonce had been talking about on Lemonade?
Pop Music Scandal has been told that the two have been hooking up for years — since 2011. In fact, in 2012, both of them stayed for several weekends at the Extended Stay Suites in Burbank, CA — a hotel that isn’t trashy, but one that’s definitely not a spot for famous people. There is a Starbucks right across the street at the shopping center. When Megyn Kelly is in California (she takes several trips there), she is often seen there.
It’s hard to imagine Jay-Z and Megyn Kelly as a secret couple, but our sources point to this really being true. Can you imagine what their kids would look like?
Make no mistake about it; Lady Gaga is one of the most racist people to ever hit this earth. While attending the Convent of the Sacred Heart High School, she was expelled several times for making racial slurs at the school’s very few African-American students.
A couple years ago, she held a gay slave party where she dressed up men in blackface and held them in chains. She also called one of them the “N” world, as Pop Music Scandal recently reported.
Now, Pop Music Scandal has gotten a hold of a picture taken in August of 2013 at an “Art” party hosted by Marina Abramovic and attended by Lady Gaga, who can be seen smirking as an African-American man poses with an arrow and blood on his skin. The blood is (probably?) fake, but the sentiment of the picture is clear to see. Lady Gaga and her friends apparently think it’s funny to see an African American man lynched in the name of “Art.”
Lady Gaga’s actions are completely shameful. It doesn’t matter that she is trying to hide her racism by exploiting the death of Trayvon Martin and pretending to be a Black Lives Matter activist. Gaga’s actions are severely dangerous and a part of the reason why a group like Black Lives Matter is needed in the first place.
Gaga’s racist actions have now transferred to her fans.
If anybody is questioning why Billboard is still publishing an average of 8 front-page Lady Gaga stories a day, we have an answer. Pop Music Scandal can reveal that in addition to the cash Lady Gaga has paidBillboard to promote her and help her manipulate chart positions, Gaga’s management has agreed to pay Billboard 5 percent of all the album’s earnings. Sort of shady for a magazine that is supposed to be the Bible of the music industry!
Joanne legitimately did well its first week considering there has been no hit single. But Joanne actually sold around 150,000 copies last week, not 170,000. Lady Gaga and her management purchased over 10,000 copies to give away, use as promotion, etc. There are 10,500 reported sales of Joanne that aren’t accounted for, indicating that Billboard and Soundscan agreed to cheat their numbers. There are also at least 8,000 copies of Joanne that were deeply discounted to $3.99. This should be an international scandal. But Lady Gaga is, for the most part, protected by the mainstream media, and a lot of that has to do with $$$ and her father’s mafia connections.
In addition to manipulating the album charts, Gaga has been manipulating the single charts as well. Last week, her new single “Million Reasons” hit No. 1, and Gaga bragged in all her interviews what a big hit it has been. There is just one problem; the song was sold for 69 cents — that’s half the price of a regular single. Pop Music Scandal can reveal that Interscope purchased more than 2,000 copies of the song as well to inflate interest.
Many people have asked us how Lady Gaga has this much money to spend if she’s not getting so much in returns. A lot of it has to do with her father, Joe Germonatta, who has several mafia connections. Somehow, Interscope is intertwined with the mafia connections. We will have more about this soon.
After our article about Lady Gaga posing with men in blackface appeared earlier this week, Lady Gaga has tried to do everything she can to deflect from it. She knows our story has made the rounds on Twitter.
Just saw a Lady Gaga pic of her with 2 people in blackface and I just. Why? Why Gaga!!! I love you!!! *covers eyes and turns head*
Pop Music Scandal did some research and came in contact with Adalrich Schulz, the “slave” on her right. We verified it was him, but he only agreed to talk if we don’t show his real picture. Schulz revealed that the photo was taken in 2010, not 2011. But he and his friend weren’t just two men in blackface that cornered Lady Gaga for a photo; GAGA ACTUALLY HAD THEM PUT ON THEIR COSTUMES AND MAKEUP.
“She said she wanted to show how both black people and gay people are repressed by society. She was going to use the picture for some type of PSA or magazine shoot that never happened,” Schulz says,” adding that Gaga was high out of her mind when telling them about her plans.
It looks like posing with gay guys in Blackface is really the way to promote tolerance, AT LEAST FOR GAGA. But it gets worse — Schulz says she called him the N word.
“She told me that I’m her “Ni**a. She was obviously joking around, but didn’t seem to have enough self awareness about how offensive she was acting. She was clearly high and drunk that night,” Schulz reveals, adding that she referred to herself as the “Wonder Woman of the gay community.”
Schulz says he felt really bad about letting Gaga dress him as a gay slave weeks later. He was a huge fan, would do anything to meet her, and this was an opportunity he couldn’t resist.
“I’m not racist at all. I just didn’t think clearly. With the #BlackLivesMatter movement gaining ground over the past few years, I’ve felt even more bad about what I did. But there were no harmful intentions,” Schulz reveals.
One week later, Schulz and his friends received calls from Gaga’s lawyers threatening them in every way possible if they talk about what happened that night. But Schulz says he can no longer remain silent.
“Lady Gaga supposedly preaches equality and tolerance. But using blackface to allegedly promote gay rights was disgusting and exploitative. I can no longer keep my mouth shut about it,” Schulz angrily states.
What’s next for Lady Gaga — WEARING A BURQA to promote FEMINISM? Oh, wait.
The main picture says it all. I don’t know the story behind the picture. Some say that Gaga was drunk when the picture was taken in 2011, but that DOESN’T EXCUSE IT! What is true is that with all the racial disharmony that has been going on in the world, the photo (which is legit — not photoshopped) has made waves over the past year, despite efforts by team Gaga to repress it.
Pop Music Scandal can confirm that Lady Gaga has been SCARED TO DEATH that the photo would go viral — so much, that she has paid a lot of money to keep sites such as TMZ from publishing the photo. She also decided to become a #BlackLivesMatter activist in order to deflate the criticism from her racist past.
Now that Joanne isn’t receiving the response it should, Gaga is using #BlackLivesMatter to shield herself from criticism of her album. This is how Gaga went after a New York Times critic who gave the album a mediocre review.
@joncaramanica how far must ANYONE need to 🎣4 inspiration & write a song re: the tragic murder of Trayvon Martin as I did w/ "Angel Down".
The song she is referring to not only has cheesy lyrics, but never actually mentions Trayvon Martin. Pop Music Scandal can reveal that “Angel Down” has only become a #BlackLivesMatter song at Interscope‘s request — they believe it will help sell more albums and that it will help manipulate critics into giving the album a good review. If critics don’t praise the album, they’ll be targeted as “racist” by Team Gaga. An Interscope employee tells us that Gaga will continue to target journalists — especially if they aren’t Black — to deflect any criticism from her album.
Meanwhile, the payola with Billboard continues as they have published more then 10 front-page articles on her in the past couple days. Billboard‘s review of Joanne, which hasn’t been published as of Thursday night, was written by Lady Gaga’s PR team and will be given a Billboard author’s credit. Pathetic.
I have to be careful on how I write this. Judging by emails, tweets, and comments, over half of Pop Music Scandal readers are Madonna fans. We don’t dislike Madonna AT ALL, but think her past five years — at least since the release of MDNA — have been, well, reductive.
When we reported that Madge was in talks to do a duet with Katy Perry, we noted that Madonna is far more talented than she is given credit for. We also said something controversial that upset her fans: Madonna needs to embrace her age, NOT RUN AWAY FROM IT. Yeah, we know — ageism this and ageism that. You can do better Madge.
That said we weren’t entirely upset (nor entirely happy) when Billboard decided to name Madonna “Woman of the Year” in 2016. We can reveal that Madonna didn’t pay ONE CENT for this title, unlike some other artist. Her manager Guy Oseary has campaigned for this title since 2012, but it’s only this year that Billboard agreed.
Madonna is almost never given credit for her influence in music (when she used to make good records), and, especially, her influence in LGBT rights. Millennials don’t want to believe something existed unless there is an app for it on their iPhone, but there was a time, just twenty years ago, when the LGBT community was treated like trash…PURE TRASH!
Madonna risked her career to stand up for the gay community. No, she didn’t meet with any politicians, but most politicians couldn’t even say the word “gay” in the 1980’s or early 1990’s without suffering a backlash. Madonna suffered a backlash, but she also guaranteed she would have a dedicated following till the day she dies. So it’s great that Billboard is recognizing an older woman whose influence has spread far beyond music.
However, this is the year 2016…184.108.40.206! Sorry Madonna stans, but can you name something she did this year that would qualify for “Woman of the Year”? Yeah, there was the Rebel Heart Tour, where she started shows two hours later than scheduled (some would argue that at least she performed despite her horrible family situation). There was that awful Prince tribute. There was that time she dressed up in the worst outfit ever and claimed it was for all for “women’s rights.” Yeah, there was that awesome performance of “Borderline” on the Tonight Show. But 2016 was NOT Madonna’s year.
Listen, Madonna stans — we are not saying that 2017 won’t be Madonna’s year. 2018 may even be a great year for her, just like 2005 and 1998 were. Billboard should change the name of the award to the “Women’s Lifetime Achievement Award” this year since that’s pretty much what they are giving Madonna the award for. But an award with the numbers “2016” should be given to Beyonce or Adele, two women who truly did rule 2016.
Paying Billboard millions of dollars to write front-page articles about her? Check! Paying Billboard to name her “Woman of the Year” in 2015 despite not having one single hit? Check! Paying the NFL millions of dollars (much of that comes from Interscope) to let her headline their Halftime show? Check!
Pop Music Scandal has heard from one of the Orlando shooting victims (who doesn’t want to be named for obvious reasons) who says he has been contacted by Lady Gaga’s team in order to participate in the Super Bowl Halftime Show in 2017. Some would say that’s fair enough. However, wait until you read his email.
He told us that four days after the event, Lady Gaga called him personally at the hostpital to ask him how he was feeling.
“It was very touching and she seemed sincere,” he told us.
“However, I kept getting calls from her PR reps to appear in a new ad for her Born This Way Foundation. I would have done it, but the script called for me to recite all of the things Lady Gaga has done for gay rights. It was all about HER and not ANY CAUSE.”
The Orlando victim told us that he knows of three more victims who have been contacted by Team Gaga, but only one other was asked to participate in the Super Bowl Halftime Show SO FAR. He said that everybody was invited to attend one of her future shows.
Pop Music Scandal can reveal that Lady Gaga indeed is trying to make the Super Bowl all about HER, which generally would be okay if she wasn’t using the gay community to prop her up as the Evita of the gay community. Gaga is going to try and push the fact that she is making history by being the first bisexual performer (Gaga calling herself “bisexual,” by the way, is a COMPLETE MARKETING SCAM) to headline the Halftime Show. Of course, that is not true because Fergie is openly bisexual and headlined the show with the Black Eyed Peas in 2009. WE WISH WE COULD FORGET ABOUT THAT PERFORMANCE!!
Meanwhile, as we mentioned, reviews will start trickling in for Joanne very soon. The first reviews you’ll see, which were paid for, will be completely positive. We have read the review that Gaga’s PR team proposed to Billboard and it is hilarious. Stay tuned for more!
We have received several letters asking why don’t we do an expose on Beyonce. “If you go after Lady Gaga and others, you HAVE TO GO AFTER BEYONCE!” Actually, we don’t. Let us explain.
Is Beyonce fake? Probably! Is Beyonce manipulative? Probably! Was Lemonade really from the heart? Probably not! Did she and Jay-Z get together and plan that Beyonce, as a publicity stunt, would write a song about him cheating on her? Probably! Once again, does this make her fake? Yes! Does this make her a “scam artist”? No.
Beyonce is doing what many people did before her. Michael Jackson always used “the children” for his publicity stunts. Mariah Carey even turned her divorce into a publicity stunt. For many other artists, it’s world hunger. They may not care about what they are singing about, but at least they are not PAYING PEOPLE TO PRETEND THEY CARE.
As far as we know, Beyonce — unlike Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber — has never given a cent to Billboard and other magazines to write positive things about her. She has NEVER TRIED to goad her fans into buying multiple copies of her song so it can do better on the charts. In 2011, Beyonce did tell Billboard that if she appeared, they would have to give her some type of award. Billboard ended up giving her the Millennium Award in 2011. That’s common for an awards show.
At times, Beyonce seems more like a PRODUCT than an ACTUAL STAR. However, at times, her TALENT equals the product she tries to emote. Lady Gaga and others should take notes from Beyonce. No matter how fake you are, people will respond if your MUSIC IS GOOD and if it is promoted properly. If a song is going to become a hit, it’s going to be a hit. If an album is going to be a hit, then it’s going to be a hit.
Beyonce broke the mold with her 2013 self-titled album. There weren’t MONTHS OF HYPE. Queen Bey didn’t need to RUN THOUGH THE STREETS NAKED in order to get attention. She just put out a good surprise album that would inspire others to do the same. I agree with Beyonce’s haters in that she could be very annoying. But she’s also very smart and — unlike others — ETHICAL.