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Lady Gaga says she wouldn't be where she is without her gay fans

The singer landed her first film lead in the upcoming 'A Star is Born' remake

2018-09-10

Lady Gaga said she wouldn’t be where she is today if it wasn’t for her gay fans.

The singer landed her first lead role in a movie in the reboot of the classic A Star is Born alongside Bradley Cooper and although she has a successful music career, she says it is only because of her loyal, gay following.

She told reporters at the Toronto International Film Festival: “I really wouldn’t be here without the gay community, what they have taught me about love and acceptance and bravery.

“I make a joke sometimes, behind every female icon is a gay man.”

Gaga has received rave reviews for her role in the new movie where she plays Ally – a role previously portrayed by Barbra Streisand in 1976 and originated by Judy Garland in 1937.

She continued: “I think Bradley is an incredible filmmaker.

“I have acted before, but I’ve never been the lead actress of a feature film.

“Every day on set was such a thrill to watch him work. You can see the gears turning while he’s working even when he’s in character.”

A Star is Born is slated to be released next month. Watch the trailer below: