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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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256.

Insane_JL_33    

Sounds nothing like it.

1011 days ago
257.

carlos    

okay lady gagas song is better. i personally don't like either song but there really different they both just repeat the same word like 200000 times but that is it.

1010 days ago
258.

Mentok The Mind Taker    

Different songs. Judgement for the defendant.

993 days ago
259.

alejandro    

es una verdadera mamada en chingados se parecen Rebecca Francescatti no mames mejor ya cállate y vete por donde viniste embustera
gaga tus fans siempre te vamos a amar

990 days ago
260.

Hostedge    

thats funny!! because Madonna ripped off her whole career as well!! That is an untold fact in the music business. How about Lil Wayne and Young Money ripping off "Bedrock"!! they are both at the top and stole about everything..The world needs to exploit this **** and get some moral values back into the people we idolize!! Pathetic!!!

940 days ago
261.

Miranda    

Rebecca who?? These 2 songs sound nothing alike.

939 days ago
262.

destiny    

omg they sound nothing alike xD people gotta quit whining xD

939 days ago
263.

diaz    

omg, wt*... there's no comparation to lady gaga's song :P
downy people envy the Real Good Ones. Gaga Rocks

939 days ago
264.

Taniesha    

I honestly don't think it was a rip off. Lady Gaga's concept of the song is completely different from that other lady's concept of the song. Gaga has been in a lot of bad relationships, and this song is basically about that one person that hurt her, but she's still in love with him. I don't think she has a case. I don't even think anyone listens to that Rebecca lady anymore. She might as well drop the case. I'm a Little Monster, and a lot of other people are too. So with us by her side, I don't think she's gonna lose this case. Basically what I'm saying is that the law suit is S-T-U-P-I-D!!! Thank you, and bye.

935 days ago
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