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LADY GAGA SUED

Accused of Ripping Off 'Judas'

HEAR BOTH SONGS

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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61.

annonymous    

lil monster... youre a loser. learn how to type. musik? seriously? take a word of advice from yourself and go **** YOURself.

1145 days ago
62.

fkeys    

Rebecca's song sounds like she autotuned herself masturb*ting, or something. Weird.

1145 days ago
63.

Blake    

The 32 percent of people who voted yes, must have hearing problems. They sound nothing alike. I'm tired of everyone hating on gaga it's getting really old. Everyone started this copying bull when born this way was compared to express yourself(the only similarity is the chord progression). Hell... born this was more popular than express yourself!!!! It's getting super annoying to hear everything she does compared to an another artist!!! Or saying her music career is over or hear new album sucks (Not true, it's better than The Fame, just listen for youself). I'm aslo fed up with hearing she's ugly or a man. It's also getting old!!! Lady GaGa has a good message through her new music and using social media. BE YOURSELF, LOVE YOURSELF, AND LOVE OTHERS. Possibly the rejection of lady gaga's message is a sign for the worst, THAT YOU HAVE TO BE BEAUTIFUL,CHRISTIAN,STRAIGHT,AND QUOTE NORMAL TO FIT IN SOCEITY. And this isn't a plee from a psycho gaga fan,(Maybe I should be). Give her and others like her a chance to be heard for once, instead of rejecting them. so.....I only have one more thing to say..... TO ALL THE WRECKED UP, MESSED UP, UGLY, AND GAY YOU WERE BORN THIS WAY!!!!YEAH!!!

1145 days ago
64.

igar27    

hahahahahahahahahaha this is AMAZING!!!!! hahahahah there is no similarity in these two songs!! OMG what people (Rebecca) do to be just a little relevant. hahahahha this is just too funny! Gaga is the Queen of Pop so it comes to no surprise that people would do something like this! hahahahah how stupid!

1145 days ago
65.

zootsuitbeatnick    

The original is neither memorable enough nor different enough to bother copying.
Then again, Gaga's is neither memorable nor different either.
Like stupidity, there is more than enough mediocre swill to assure we never have a shortage.

1145 days ago
66.

annonymous    

dear fkeys,

you must have a horrible orgasm noise if you think thats how it sounds.

1145 days ago
67.

Simone    

Bette Midler had WAY more of a case than this chick against Gaga for her blatant stealing of the mermaid in a wheelchair bit.

1145 days ago
68.

blipblopbloop    

Seriously? They sound NOTHING alike. It's like comparing "mary had a little lamb" with Slayer's "Angel of Death." WTF is Rebecca smoking? She must be jealous that Brian guy moved on to obviously bigger and more successful things in life while she wallows in failure. I feel embarrassed for her, this suit reeks of desperate extortion. Not a chance.

1145 days ago
69.

Johnny    

Lady Gaga is rich and she showed it on www. mostLOADED .com

1145 days ago
70.

sid    

She ripped of Loli Lux for this song. COMPLETELY.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JH-84B0Ujro

1145 days ago
71.

sean    

Shes been burning off of people for awhile...stole Porcelain Blacks style from years back.

1145 days ago
72.

cessmour    

GAGA UR SOOOOOOO CUTE :)

1145 days ago
73.

Marie    

http://gagacheat.blogspot.com/2011/06/judas-is-rip-off-of-loli-luxs-wanna-be.html

1145 days ago
74.

Sin D    

not even close...a $$$ grab, and a bad 1 @ that

1145 days ago
75.

Opinionator    

Lady Gaga has a reputation of stealing songs from so many other people. She is not as crazy and original as she likes to seem. Just stop already GAGA youre making a fool of yourself

1145 days ago
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