Belfast Telegraph

Sunday 1 February 2015

Courtney Love bad influence on Gaga

Courtney Love says she has been hanging out with Lady Gaga
Courtney Love says she has been hanging out with Lady Gaga

Courtney Love has admitted she may have had something to do with Lady Gaga's Artpop album concept and lack of focus on her tunes.

The Hole frontwoman was asked by the Gay Times what had gone wrong with Gaga and replied that her influence may have contributed to the Applause singer's recent problems.

According to The Sun, she said: "Well, I'm friendly with her. She started hanging out with a lot of my art friends and I think it influenced her and that's great, but it doesn't necessarily translate for the masses.

"She tried to take it on and sort of acclimate it into pop."

Courtney and Gaga's friendship may come as a surprise as in a 2011 interview, Courtney described her new pal as "a sexless Barbie doll surrounded by gays".

In her Gay Times interview, Courtney also praised Florence Welch, saying she thought she would stand the test of time.

She said: "Everyone loves Florence - who doesn't? Florence doesn't have any behavioural issues."

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Nightlife Galleries

More

Latest Entertainment News

Latest Music News

Latest Film & TV News

Latest Eating Out News

Horoscopes

Your Horoscopes by Russell Grant

Aquarius:

Trust your instincts regarding moneymaking offers. If a job seems too good to be true, it probably is. Working as part of a campaigning team will suit you down to the ground. You're more motivated to help people than turn big profits. Some friends will discourage you from entering such a field, fearing it won't be lucrative. Don't worry. You'll make a very good salary by doing what you love. Contrary to popular belief, you don't have to be miserable to earn a good living.More