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LADY GAGA SUED

Accused of Ripping Off 'Judas'

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8/5/2011 11:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Lady Gaga Judas
Lady Gaga
's hit song "Judas" is a total rip-off of a 1999 song called "Juda" ... so says a singer named Rebecca Francescatti ... who just filed a lawsuit against Gaga in federal court.

Rebecca claims the similarities between the two songs are NOT a coincidence ... because her former bass player -- Brian Gaynor -- is now employed by a music company that wrote 17 songs on Gaga's recent "Born This Way" album.

Rebecca's lawyer, Chris Niro, tells TMZ, "Though the songs are different styles, the composition is the same and the chorus is the same melody ... [Rebecca] is seeking recognition for what she created."

Francescatti, who sings under the name Rebecca F., is suing for unspecified damages. 

We called Lady Gaga's camp for comment ... no word back so far.

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196.

Marie    

gagacheat.blogspot.com

exposing the thief and fraud for what she truly is!!

1084 days ago
197.

Retard Repellent     

How many times does Lady Gaga have to be accused or caught copying songs before people realize she's nothing but other celebrities cut and pasted together to make one annoying, fake, tragedy?

If you like her, congrats, but If I hear one more person preaching about how she's so original and revolutionary, I WILL hit them.

1084 days ago
198.

Shellfish789    

The song sounds NOTHING like GaGa song....I'm a musician and I have great ears.......

1084 days ago
199.

Luis Ramirez    

That's not the comparison you should be making. It should be the intro of "Judas" comparing that to the soundbite of "Juda" Come on guys!

1083 days ago
200.

DJuan    

Come On The Songs Dont Sound The Same. And Even If She Did Copy, What Artist Doesnt?!

1083 days ago
201.

Chance    

They sound nothing alike! And Gaga's is way better! That Rebecca bitch just wants some of Gaga's millions, just because she could never get really famous!

1083 days ago
202.

Allison    

Pffttt not even close !! Stop trying to rip off Gaga !!

1083 days ago
203.

Judasmonster    

Wow, the people that voted yes are complete haters. They sound nothing alike. The only resemblance is the word Juda.

Haters gonna hate

1083 days ago
204.

lester    

Rebecca i dont know you but ur an idiot

1083 days ago
205.

lovegaga    

This rebecca girl is causing trouble that is'nt nessecesary!! Leave Lady Gaga the **** alone! What has she ever done to you!! Gaga probably did rip off whatever song this Rebecca sang but that's what Gaga does she rips people off! She rips off Madonna and Xtina but they don't seem to have a problem with it so why does rebecca have a problem with it?! Gaga ******* kicks ass! Little Monster forever!

1083 days ago
206.

Marie    

Retard Repellent: 19 hours ago
How many times does Lady Gaga have to be accused or caught copying songs before people realize she's nothing but other celebrities cut and pasted together to make one annoying, fake,tragedy?
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The little monsters are quick to bash anyone who complains about Lady Gaga copying other people's materials. When Bette Middler complained that Lady Gaga was stealing her mermaid in a wheelchair stage antic, the little monsters called Bette Middler a has-been and a nobody who wants publicity. Bette Middler is a legend and she could destroy Lady Gaga's career with one finger. That's why Lady Gaga apologized to her right away and does not parade in a wheelchair on stage anymore. If she is not careful Lady Gaga will be hit with so many lawsuits from artists claiming she stole their stuff, she will go bankrupt.

1083 days ago
207.

Marie    

The song "Electric Chapel" from the 2011 album 'Born this way' features a guitar hook rip-off from 2004s "We All Share the Same Sun" song by the group Heideroosjes.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-V1WOcAIx_Q&feature=related

1083 days ago
208.

Jobany    

Lady GaGa is not a rip off. She is trying to relive pop culture, since it is dramatically changing throughout the 2000's decade. Rebecca F, whatever your name is. Nobody knows who you are. It's best you don't embarrass yourself. You are simply made because your so called "original" version of the song "Juda", failed to peak any Billboard chart, across the world. lmfao

1083 days ago
209.

Holyhooker595    

NO SIMILARITY. PERIOD!

1083 days ago
210.

windrider    

These two songs are not remotely alike. Someone's looking for publicity and/or money. If the lawsuit ever goes to court, it will probably be thrown out right away.

1083 days ago
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