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Lady Gaga, 500 Funeral Attendees, And A NY Senator All Commemorate Jamey Rodemeyer

Not only did the funeral of 14-year-old bullycide victim Jamey Rodemeyer get over 500 attendees, but Lady Gaga dedicated her performance of “Hair” to him during this Saturday’s I Heart Radio festival.

Wait… why did she play “Hair” and not his favorite song, “Born This Way?”

Even though Rodemeyer’s parents buried their son in a “Born This Way” t-shirt, Gaga’s stripped down performance of “Hair” set a more somber tone with lyrics about self-love, something Rodemeyer advocated in his “It Gets Better” video. Here are some of the lyrics:

I just wanna be myself / And I want you to love me for who I am… And I want you to know, I am my Hair… I don’t wanna change / And I don’t wanna be ashamed… I’ve had enough / This is my prayer / That I’ll die living just as free as my hair

Meanwhile, amid Lady Gaga’s anti-bullying meeting with President Obama, New York Sentaor Jeff Klein wants to make the kind of cyberbullying Rodemeyer endured a felony. Lady Gaga would probably agree as she thinks, “Bullying is for losers.”

Rest in peace, little monster.

By:           Daniel Villarreal
On:           Sep 26, 2011
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  • 4 Comments
    • Michael
      Michael

      Beautiful and sad all at the same time.No matter what anyone thinks about Gaga she DOES care. RIP Jamey and all victims of bullying and hate.

      Sep 26, 2011 at 12:18 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Bryan
      Bryan

      @Michael: Of course she does not care, everyone knows she just does all this stuff to exploit the gays, duh.

      (sarcasm).

      Sep 26, 2011 at 3:25 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Michael
      Michael

      @Bryan:

      lol Good imitation.

      Sep 26, 2011 at 3:26 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Little Kiwi
      Little Kiwi

      I am such a fan of the Lady – she’s a wonderful human being. She cares, she works to inspire, and she has a heart as big as the ocean.

      It’s truly stunning how many people get angry at Gaga for her advocacy. it makes no sense at all.

      Sep 26, 2011 at 3:33 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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