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Lady Gaga -- Proof She Stole From Dead Friend?

9/11/2010 4:48 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The mother of Lady Gaga's deceased friend is taking the singer to task because she feels Gaga stole her daughter's style -- and she's put together a video to try to prove her case.

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TMZ has obtained the video made by Lina Morgana's mother made to show the similarities between the two singers. The video is set to a song Lina recorded before she committed suicide in 2008.

Lina and Gaga were friends before Gaga made it big, according to Lina's mom, Yana -- who claims the two worked together back in 2007.

Yana tells TMZ she just wants the recognition she feels her daughter deserves. She's also trying to secure the rights to several songs Gaga and Lina did together before her death.

Sources say Gaga feels awful that a woman died at such a young age -- but, we're told, they barely knew each other.

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Rosie     

There arent that many simalarities but everyone get inspiration from other people, thats how we get ideas, like inspiration from art. I love Lady GaGa she is a very talented and unique artist but im not saying that she hasnt gotten inspiration from other artists like maddonna thats just how the world works.

1181 days ago
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shalon    

I find it odd how lina's death was deemed suspicious as if she was pushed instead of falling.

1100 days ago
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Em    

She doesn't 'claim' they worked together, they did work together. It's proven, you can view this work, here's one on youtube : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIRcCTYk0Q0. ONE MONTH after she 'committed suicide', Gaga was born. She is the queen of plagiarism.

"Music producer Rob Fusari introduced the pair at his New Jersey studio in early 2007, in the hope Germanotta's(Gaga) songwriting and Morgana's singing would generate hits.

At the time, Lina was a songbird from Staten Island, whose Russian-immigrant parents would later separate. Germanotta was a privileged Manhattan girl trying to make it in the music world.

A music industry-insider close to all three said, "When Rob originally brought Stefani into the recording studio to meet Lina, he introduced her as a songwriter who would potentially co-write songs for Morgana's first album."

Read this article, far more information. http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/gaga_owes_my_kid_for_fame_NyfPkmLNGBjhWSj6WHXaNL

1047 days ago
259.

a    

Gaga wrote her songs and they were friends... It's not copying, she is influenced like she is by queen David bowie, Madonna and even rock music

1000 days ago
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lisa    

your all so dumb. she did steal from Lina...its only because gaga has brainwashed you all and the industry brain washed you all! and dumbed you down that you cant accept the huge possiblity that this he/she thing stole from some one else....in fact majority of the Artist in the industry including Beyonce, and Alicia Keys stole music and style etc....get over your dumb selves...that GAGA is a murderer and a thief...she lacks real talent.

950 days ago
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Shay    

not really a lady gaga fan but if i was I'd be disappointed. don't know if she and the girl really knew each other or not but in a few of the pictures there is definitely a similarity. I guess if i were a fan i'd at least want lady gaga to give props where props is due. if she knew the girl say she's using the style to feel close to her friend there's nothing wrong with loving someone and expressing it.

811 days ago
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2TON    

THIS VIDEO IS MINT.

723 days ago
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