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Mermaid Scandal!

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Little Monsters are not happy right now, and they took to Twitter to voice their frustration!

Katy Perry posted the above photo of her as a mermaid under a bridge, and many GaGa fans are pointing to a treatment, conceived by GaGa herself, that leaked of the original Edge Of Glory music video, which had not just a GaGa as a mermaid but also had her under a bridge too, the same as the photo above.

Additionally, GaGa performed as a mermaid on French TV last month and has been Tweeting about how her next music video will feature a mermaid.

Just a coincidence or did Katy copy GaGa???

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184 comments to “Mermaid Scandal!”

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  1. 1

    uhmmm .. . you may want to edit your post, pal!

  2. 2

    Um the irony of that question is hilarious. but I digress..Perez has no sense of irony, style or self awareness or infact, empathy. No horseface, Katy did not copy gaga. As much as I like gaga, she does not own the rights to mermaid related fooling around. or is that too much for your fact head to comprehend? And the mermaid thing has been done before, by madonna 20 years ago in the Cherish video…so please stfu

  3. 3

    U should post sth about gaga ripped off madonna.shut up mario!!

  4. 4

    She's planking. Internet game, ya'll and it's really funny lol.

  5. 5

    LMAO. Gaga fans complaining about an artist copying another? This is so deliciously ironic! I didn't see them complaining all the times Gaga ripped off Madonna, Kylie, Britney, Cindy Lauper, Grace Jones, and many others. Funny, huh?

    So no one else in the world can dress up as a mermaid because of a Lady Gaga video that NEVER happened? Gaga bought the rights of mermaids? So intriguing!

  6. 6

    It wasn't gaga who invented this mermaid thing. It was madonna. So, literall speaking, katy copied madonna not gaga.STHU MARIO!!

  7. 7

    yeaahh, def planking

  8. 8

    I love Katy Perry. She would never copy anyone like that UGLY HOGGA. should admit that this year belongs to Katy Perry!!

  9. 9

    It was madonna idea first as a mermaid, not gaga.

  10. 10

    Don't give a shit whos idea it was, fact of the matter is the Katy is the hotest of them all.

  11. 11

  12. 12

    Re: Shaniqua Jones – My sentiments exactly. I love Gaga and Katy, but why does every idea have to come from gaga? I mean surely dressing as a mermaid is a little tame for mother monster anyway!

  13. 13

    Hans Christan Andersen was the first of them all! Lol! Jk ;D

  14. 14

    Katy Perry is a fraud. She had little choice but to steal from a real entertainer.

  15. 15

    they all copy each other and its all for publicity anyhow. this puts kate perry in the news her fans will support her no matter what and it puts gaga in the news her fans support no matter what. they both get press and its a "planned controversey". its the talbloid cultures way to promote. dont fall for this crap be smarter than some marketing exec or record company/manager.

  16. 16

    They both ripped off The Mighty Boosh because that set looks like Old Gregg's (who is a funky transsexual merman) underwater sea cave. Conundrum solved.

  17. 17

    Silly Perez….gaga has never once had an independent thought or idea. PS It's not copying anyone when the idea is hundreds of years old and part of children's fairytale.

  18. 18

    I think Gaga fans are fucking crazy thats what I think.

  19. 19

    Re: bowlerderby – ahahaha exactly! I'm ooooold greeeeggg motherfucker! I've got a mangina! Hmmm wonder if Gaga or Katy have a mangina??

  20. 20

    Re: Dance_FloorGirl
    "It was madonna idea first as a mermaid, not gaga"
    Oh, please, girl! Bette Midler was doing the mermaid thing while Madonna was still "struggling in NY with $36 in her purse."

  21. 21

    This is HARDLY what I call a scandal. Mermaids have existed in lore for ages and ages and ages…. just because Katy Perry dresses up as a mermaid doesn't freaking mean that she's copying Lady Gaga. Next we're going to say that professional mermaid dancers/anyone that dresses like a mermaid is just trying to be Lady Gaga. PUKE.

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  23. 23

    Neither Madonna, Gaga or Katy Perry invented the mermaids, so whats the problem here?

  24. 24

    Because Lady Gaga INVENTED the Mermaid.

  25. 25

    Don't blame the starlet. Blame the pop machine.

  26. auds says – reply to this


    Sorry, but Gaga isn't really that original… she's copying everything Madonna did from 30 years ago. People need to get over this idea that Gaga is unique, she's not!

  27. 27

    Well if Gaga should have been savvy to begin with, she should keep all upcoming looks/ideas a complete secret to avoid things like this. I say let them both execute the idea, a confident performance artist wouldn't shy away from competition.

  28. 28

    Cherish, Cherish….
    Maybe katy was 'paying homage' to GaGa, like GaGa does when she rips off every single other succesful female artist of the past over and over and over and over again.
    hopefully when gaga does the mermaid she covers her face! that is when she always looks the best! HA HA HA…

  29. 29

    Whatever… GaGa stole her style from Madonna… so fucking what. It's a good style. Mermaids on the other hand…. not a fan.. Katy.. if you did steal…. at least steal something good.

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  31. 31

    Looks like she is Planking to me! LOL

  32. 32

    While both of them are ignorant an untalented, I'd like to point out that the mermaid thing is a hot trend right now. MANY people have been doing mermaid themed things. Also, it's hilarious that Gaga fans are coming down on Katy, considering Gaga steals every single thing that she does.

  33. 33

    Anyone hear of Bette Midler. I'm sure it goes back further yet.

  34. 34

    Yeah, because NO ONE ever wore a mermaid costume BEFORE Gaga, right Perez? Ridiculous.

  35. 35


  36. ed69 says – reply to this


    little monsters are mad because katy perry had 5 number 1 singles and caca has 0… where did judas go? LOL

  37. 37

    wtf is planking? everyone is talkin about it.

  38. 38

    Gosh, Gaga copied Nazimova and just a few people into arts and films could point it out. Her fans surely have hardly any culture (since most are very very young peps who just goes with whatever is trendy) and she thinks she can just fool them all.
    Mermaids are universal, everybody has done mermaid related stuff. Sade has been a mermaid in the famous video of the song "No ordinary love". So this whole fight is retarded. Its obvious Gaga fans are ridiculous, as usual.

  39. 39

    as an artist and a person katy is wayyyyy more original and real then lady gaga ever has been. secondly gaga would not be a mermaid she would be a merman. they are supposed to be hot , there was never an ugly merman untill gaga so katy is just bring the beauty back to it. nothing wrong with that especailly since gaga only uses fairly tale creatures like unicorns and mermaids bc she knows her fans just finshed elementary school…..nthing about her is real its all about marketing and selling. i cant stand it when her fans are here saying she is the best because she sells this much and is number one in these charts. first off that only proves she is a sell out and not a real artist. she has yet to put out one original, unique, song with deep lyrics…it all sounds like it was written by some kid that just finsihed watching barny`s sing a long. katy is unique and diferent and hot so stfu u little retarded monsters

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  41. 41

    Lady (My album of the Decade didn't last 5 weeks before it tanked) Gaga's whole career is coping everything everyone else before her has already done.

  42. 42

    Oh… so I guess now Gaga invented mermaids. Just like she did with religion and sex in music videos, speaking with a fake accent, and embracing the gay community. Oh wait… That was Madonna over 20 years ago. Whoopsie.

  43. 43

    If Katy copied Gaga, then Gaga copied Bette Midler, who performed as a mermaid (in a wheelchair no less) decades ago. Please, this is sooooo stupid. Nothing else to bitch about today?

  44. 44

    Really? Hahahahaha! See, that Manolo Blanik shoe doesn't fit every foot does it now Gaga fans! Besides, all Katy and Gaga have been doing is ripping off Madonna, I sure do remember a little video directed by the great Herb Ritts, hmmmm

  45. 45

    Well I guess Mario had to pass a full 17 minutes with his nose out of Miss Germanotta’s arse and we know that won’t do. Might as well act as if every tarty female singer worth her lip gloss of the last sixty years hasn’t posed as a mermaid at one time or another and that this is a gross infringement upon the massive creative force that is Lady Gaga, a woman all the more to be admired for her superhuman ability to resist this massive creative force and be derivative in everything she does.

  46. 46

    Whatever happened to the days of real scandal? This isn't scandalous! This barely rates a "1" on a scale of 1 to 10 of scandals. People copy what others do. That is not a new concept. Perhaps the fans are in such a tizz because no one in this generation is original anymore..they can't recognize originality. All they think is this person copied this person because she has blonde hair, because she said the word "the", etc. etc.

  47. M: says – reply to this


    scandal?? are u kiding?? MADONNA DIID MERMAID BEFORE ON CHERISH VIDEO 89….. GAGA IS A LOSER. katy doesnt need to copy.why dont u post the article that proffs what gaga is. and the scandal around rolling stone and how rolling stone and their readers named madonna all time queen of pop….. perez shame on u…. gaga wa accused to copy all the time and u never posted…. and now u say katy copies gaga??GAGA IS THE BIGGEST COPYCAT EVER ..THANKS TO THAT HER ALBUM IS A FLOP

  48. M: says – reply to this


    madonna did mermaid on her vidoe cherish so shut up. why dont u talk about all the things that gaga copies from madonna???? GAGA IS A FRAUD.AT LEAST KATY THAT IS A MEGA MADONNA FAN DOESNT NEED TO COPOY HER TO SUCCEED

  49. M: says – reply to this


    why dont u post that lady gaga stole from charity or that she pyaed to rolling stone promote her flop album… FACE I.GAGA IS GONE

  50. M: says – reply to this


    with this attitude we just can confirm that gaga pays u too…. u only post the good things of gaga. but we read other blogs and other newspapers.. we see all gaga bullshit

  51. 51

    I'D like GaGa more if the "Little Monsters" weren't so damn arrogant and ignorant. Mermaids have been done before, probably most notably with the Herb Ritts directed Cherish by Madonna in 1989! Again Madonna proves why she is the Queen and these other bitches are just rehashing her legacy 20 years later.

  52. 52

    I've figured it all out, they're all ripping off the Little Mermaid, that Disney Princess should be pissed…anyways.

  53. M: says – reply to this


    gaga small career was all manufactured… with fake numbers and all…. flop woman no charisma

  54. 54

    Re: Dance_FloorGirl – Jesus Christ, Madonna didn't 'invent' anything for crying out loud and certainly not mermaids! The universe didn't begin when Madonna was born!

  55. 55

    I don't really care if Katy ripped off Gaga, considering Gaga rips off Madonna.

  56. 56

    That's rich, lady gaga fans complaining about copying.

  57. 57

    There are no original ideas anymore. Everyone copies someone else.

  58. 58

    too bad they both didn't drown

  59. 59

    Re: MJJ – I know!! Lmao!! Could her Little Turds BE more fucking dense?!?!

  60. 60

    what is this planking bullshit. i saw a group of it on fb. it is not cool and its fucking LAME so stop it already

  61. 61

    How pathetic are you that you have to invent a "scandal" about copying something from Caca the horse-faced tranny? Mermaids are a very old concept (read Homer much, you sub-literate fool?) and not exclusive to your second-favorite fame whore (you being your ultimate favorite). Hang it up already, you idiot.

  62. 62

    What nonsense! I saw Bette Midler in concert 2 years ago and everyone of her dancers, including her were in mermaid costumes. Maybe GAGA copied Bette!

  63. 63

    Gaga fans complaining Katy COPYING??? Really??? You'd think that witch invented music the way everyone goes on about her. She is the biggest fake around !!

  64. 64

    It was Bette Midler, not Madonna, who first did the Mermaid thang in a concert tour in the 70's. Can be seen on YouTube! Nothing new. It was new then, and concert goers went wild! Pre MTV>

  65. 65

    Katy Perry came into the music industry as HERSELF. She is quarky, a little risky, and bubbly. She has never pretended to be anyone else. Gaga on the other hand went from an average song writer to playing in a bar, to something completely different. Her persona is nothing but a character she plays. So don't think for one second that katy is in anyway trying to be someone she's not by coping someone that their not. Quit acting like it's such a great idea that she just had to steal it. Katy was in individual before lady gaga acts like she invented it. Tru inspiration is bull

  66. 66

    i love gaga and her music, but it gets really annoying when the 'lil monsters" get offended by everything. did gaga invent mermaids??? katy perry just likes to have fun and do fun stuff, i've been to both their concerts and the katy fans know how to have fun!!!

  67. 67

    it's bette midler's bit

  68. 68

    Gaga has ripped off everyone. Whats up with the color hair now…didn't Katy perry have colored hair first pleassee Gaga's gross and needs to go away!

  69. FS says – reply to this


    I just LOVE how Perez in a round about way accuses Katy of copying Gaga. Pot, kettle, black Gaga. And you know what? I'm so glad Katy is using the mermaid idea. Doesn't feel good huh Gaga? Not too nice to be ripped off. GOOD FOR YOU KATY!

  70. 70

    perez, STFU. Like seriously. I'm a big Gaga fan and guess what? I don't give a fuck! Know why? first: she never used the mermaid in her video. second: mermaids do not belong to anyone. And why are you trying to put katy fans against gaga fans? why can't we just love them both? Like seriously, I don't really like Katy but i don't care that she's going to be a mermaid in her next video cause it doesn't matter.when there is no problem try and not create one okay?

  71. 71

    Oh! And an other thing. Gaga fans aren't complaining. Only this fucking loser is!

  72. china says – reply to this


    copying caca? that`s rich!
    it`s so fucking ironic that little morons complain about something like that, being the ones to confuse the biggest copycat of all times with an original artist.

  73. 73

    LMAO.. how dare Lady GAGA even have the braisen balls to attempt to call anyone a copy cat. If she was copying her.. gaga should have done it first. Too little too late. Her Monsters have a lot of nerve accusing anyone of copying MISS COPY CAT! gaga does not have an original bone in her body.. and she's definitely NOT THE FIRST to use the mermaid concept. Her little monsters need to get slapped with reality. Pathetic sheep.

  74. 74

    …but the fact that Katy perry is planking in that picture is super lame as well.. planking has to be the DUMBEST trend I have ever seen.

  75. 75

    Do you think Katy even knows that Gaga's video was going to have a mermaid in it??? I mean seriously, I like Gaga, but Gaga did NOT INVENT EVERYTHING.

  76. 76

    …..enough with this planking shit, at least she is doing it properly this time. is it just me or does Katy Perry come off like she was the girl in school who tried way to hard to be cool?

  77. 77

    Voice their frustration? She's planking!!!! This is probably the dumbest "scandal" right now. We all know you have Gag-me on a high pedestal but nobody's copying her. If you want to talk about copying, let's talk about Gaga copying Madonna. Those "little monsters" need to chill out. I think Katy was very cute and it's not like she made a mermaid video, ita just a funny picture! And even if she did want to dress as a mermaid, Lady Gaga isnt the only one who can do that. In any case, isn't she "copying" Ariel? -_- This is a stupid post and NOT a big deal.

  78. 78

    She is totally planking.

  79. 79

    Re: FMCelitti
    Katy Perry came to the scene as herself?? Eh…not really…She started off as Katy Hudson, a Christian singer…couldn't really cut it as that, so she went secular, got either bounced or dropped from label to label, until finally she came up with creation today known as Katy Perry. Sounds similar to you know who.

  80. xoxoj says – reply to this


    Honestly, I think Lady Gaga's music is quite mediocre.

  81. 81

    like Many have said Gaga has copied before. if Katy show up wearing a meat dress then something could be said but honestly that's pot calling the kettle black.

  82. 82

    Little Monsters? More like Little Retards.

  83. 83

    Where are all the so called "little monsters"? Out of the 81 comments before mine there is only TWO who are agreeing with you about Katy "copying" Gaga. There are Gaga FANS but I have only seen two commenters act like the crazy that is a little monster! I think people are wising up about how fake and untalented Gaga really is! it's about time!

  84. 84

    Everyone is copying today, nothing new. Everyone is just as original today and no one is 100% original.

  85. 85

    I thought you were friends with Katy? WOW… with friends like you.. who needs enemies?!?!

  86. 86

    The first Mermaid was Madonna ("Cherish"), so… deal with Gaga and Katy Perry

  87. 87

    Katy Perry and Gaga are both amazing performers and both push the boundaries of artistic expression when it comes to performing. It was only a matter of time before they both had the same idea. It's not copying, they just think the same when it comes to giving the best show possible for their fans. I'll be happy to watch both, and not judge which is better. Each will have their own unique spin to it i'm sure.

  88. 88

    Midler did it and so did Madonna…BUT Look up the 1992 video ‘No Ordinary Love’ by Sade. Gorgeous video from a beautiful songstress…as a gorgeous mermaid that looks closer to this concept.

  89. 89

    Yes, Gaga also invented mermaids…

  90. 90

    none of these wonderful ladies came up with the mermaid, so i think we should just leave it at that. no one copied anyone. they all took from the old fairy tale. the end.

  91. 91

    She's ripping off Daryl Hannah in Splash!!! Bitch!!!! LolZ!!!!

  92. 92

    Re: SugarButtSF
    "No Ordinary Love" —> "Cherish". Sade did a beautiful job as a mermaid. Was even filmed (lip) singing underwater. All I remember from "Cherish" was how awful a song it was, Madonna dancing around in the water with a botched haircut, and a bunch of merman and a little mermaid swimming around her, but no Madonna as a mermaid.

  93. 93

    this is totally for the video for pearl. tbh i prefer the edge of glory video as is, i kind of thought it was more fresh for gaga to be doing something not so ott in it, i mean you cant be that flamboyantly fabulous all the time…without it starting to grate. also great plank katy! xxx

  94. 94

    Re: Harrry94
    correction:Bette Midler, you tube /watch?v=djWgP2Z6reE

  95. 95

    What, mermaids are trade-marked by Gag-Gag now? Grow up. Seemed fine when she ripped off Madonna. Who shives a git?

  96. 96

    Re: FMCelitti – Not to defend Gaga or anything but I think she did too came into the industry as herself. The 2008 "Poker face", "Just Dance" Gaga was authentic, the 2011 "You Were Born This Way little monsters!" Gaga is the product. I for once prefer 2008 Gaga that Gaga was authentic.

  97. 97

    Re: DanielDax – Thank you for knowing Sade's Video. Totally gorgeous mermaid underwater right? I bet you a million dollars half of these folks on here never heard of the amazing Sade and to me that is kinda sad. Kiddies…look up Sade's 'No Ordinary Love' Video and appreciate true talent from those that have been around for decades.

  98. 98

    Gaga does something different everyday — who is she to "own" every fraking thing?? The woman is a revolving door to different looks and gimmicks — every time you blink it is something totally different. It's like a race for her: I did it first, I own it. Well, BS. She has ripped off Madonna and others in her daily iterations. Stop comparing other people to something Gaga did for 4 seconds, once.

  99. 99

    i doubt she's doing anything, she's just jumping onto the "planking" trend. It's supposed to be a funny picture for that. Nothing else.

  100. 100

    I seriously cant stand Gaga and her fans.

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