Lady Gaga is a renowned American pop singer. She is also a songwriter, record producer, activist, fashion designer, and philanthropist. She has consecutively appeared on Billboard magazine’s Artists of the Year, she is regularly placed on lists composed by Forbes magazine and was named one of the most influential people in the world by Time magazine.  Gaga was also named the “Queen of Pop” by Rolling Stone .

Gaga has a sold-out world tour and best-selling record worldwide, however, fame hasn’t made her a monster. Besides her musical career, she involves herself with humanitarian causes and LGBT activism. With a $1.2 million personal donation, in 2012, Gaga started her Born This Way Foundation, which combats bullying and promotes acceptance of the LGBT community. And, in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the she pledged $1 million to relief efforts.

She starred in the movie “A Star is Born” and she said that she took this project as the film’s portrayal of addiction and depression to spread her love and concern about those suffered from the illness.  According to an interview from Entertainment, she said, “That they (addiction and depression) are real and that it’s an invisible illness to many people. I’m so grateful to have been a part of this film, you know, for that reason, and Bradley’s choice to do it in the way that he did it in the film, I feel that it paints a very, very compassionate lens.”

Causes Supported:
Children & Youth, Poverty, Human Rights, Emergency Reliefs

Source of Information:
Do Something


Photo Credit:
Lady Gaga Official Facebook

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