American pop singer and songwriter Lady Gaga has been sued for plagiarizing her Song "Judas."
The plaintiff Rebecca Francescatti, a Chicago singer, filed a lawsuit on Wednesday in the Northern District of Illinois against Lady Gaga, claiming that Lady Gaga stole her song " Judas ", which she wrote in 1999.
Chris Niro, Rebecca's lawyer, said the two choruses' melodies are apparently similar. "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," Niro told TMZ.
According to Rebecca, the similarities between the two songs are not a coincidence. Rebecca said she recorded the song in 2005, engineered by Brian Gaynor, a member of DJ White Shadow. But now Gaynor is working for a music company, which wrote 17 songs for Gaga's new album "Born This Way," which includes the song "Judas."
Niro also said that his client Rebecca wants to get profit from Lady Gaga's album, and also put the songwriting credit on the track, according to TMZ.
This is not the first time Lady Gaga has been accused to plagiarism. Earlier, Lady Gaga was accused of plagiarizing her single "Born This Way" from Madonna's "Express Yourself". However, she broke down in tear, saying that the song was from God, not Madonna.
"I feel like honestly that God sent me those lyrics and that melody. When you feel a message to give to the world and people are shooting arrows at it... there's no way for something that pure to be wrong," she said.
But this time for "Judas", did Lady Gaga steal or get from God again? Let's wait and watch.