Things We Saw Today: Lady Gaga Tears Down Trump and Pence
Being in the audience for a Lady Gaga concert is an otherworldly experience. When I went to Las Vegas recently, I didn’t expect to even get tickets, but somehow I ended up watching as Lady Gaga called out Trump and Pence on stage. Then I ascended into the stratosphere.
During “A Million Reasons,” Gaga took a moment to talk about the president, effectively telling him to stop being a child and to open the government back up so that those who live paycheck to paycheck could get paid for the work they do. Gaga, who is a Christian herself, also went on to talk about Pence, expressing her hatred of his anti-LGBTQ beliefs.
At the end of the day, yeah she’s right. This shutdown is childish, being a Christian is about loving your neighbor, not trying to destroy lives because you, personally, don’t agree with their choices, and this entire government is making a mockery of the United States.
(via YouTube; images: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
- 28% of the Oscar nominees were women which is somehow a record-breaking feat. We need to do better, y’all. (via The Wrap)
- Melissa McCarthy is a very talented woman who was nominated for Best and Worst Actress on the same day! (via Twitter)
- Rami Malek says that he had no idea about the allegations against Bryan Singer when pre-production on Bohemian Rhapsody started. (via The LA Times)
- Julie Chen isn’t afraid to remind us all that her husband is Les Moonves but maybe she should be a little afraid. (via NY Daily News)
Paddington sits at home watching the Oscar noms announced, genuinely delighted for all his friends. He texts them all congratulations and how excited he is for them. The forgetful little bear didn’t even realize he was eligible for any awards. It doesn’t matter though. He’s happy
— Kevin T. Porter (@KevinTPorter) January 22, 2019
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