Lady Gaga: Super Bowl Halftime Show About “Equality” (VIDEO)

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Lady Gaga Super Bowl Halftime Show Press Conference

By Shari Weiss |

Lady Gaga Super Bowl Halftime Show Press Conference

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Lady Gaga says her Super Bowl Halftime Show will represent “equality” and “inclusion.” Watch below.

Gaga took part in a press conference in Houston on Thursday, just days before she take the field at NRG Stadium for a 13-minute concert during the Patriots-Falcons championship game. During the Q&A with the media, the pop star was asked, “I know you spoke about kinda taking this moment to unify America a little bit. Are you going to do that at all? Are you going to make any kind of statements during the performance?”

Gaga responded, “Well, I don’t know if I will succeed in unifying America. You’ll have to ask America when it’s over. But the only statements that I’ll be making during the halftime show are the ones that I’ve been consistently making throughout my career.”

“I believe in a passion for inclusion,” she continued. “I believe in the spirit of equality, and the spirit of this country as one of love and compassion and kindness. So my performance will have both those philosophies.”

That said, Gaga did not indicate how her set will embody those ideas. In fact, she wouldn’t even reveal any of the songs she plans to perform. But, she insisted, “This performance is for everyone. I want to, more than anything, create a moment that everyone that’s watching will never forget.”

But Gaga won’t be the only one in the spotlight. It was revealed at the press conference that collaborator Tony Bennett will take part, and it was previously announced that Luke Bryan will sing the National Anthem before kick-off. In addition, original Hamilton stars Renée Elise Goldsberry, Phillipa Soo, and Jasmine Cephas Jones will perform “America The Beautiful.”

Gossip Cop recently busted HollywoodLife for falsely claiming Katy Perry was helping Gaga behind the scenes. We also called out the webloid for wrongly alleging Gaga was thinking about attacking President Trump through the performance. HollywoodLies made up the rumor.

Gossip Cop will have full coverage of what does go down, however it goes down, on Sunday. In the meantime, check out some of Gaga’s comments in the videos below.

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