11/07/2013 19:21 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

Lady Gaga Responds To Weight Criticism With Statement

Lady Gaga has responded to recent comments (and by comments we mean "startlingly harsh criticism") regarding her weight by posting a statement online thanking her fans for their support.

Regardless of what you think about Gaga as a performer we wanted to take a moment to flag it up, especially since we saw similar harsh comments on our site when we posted an article about the singer in her meat leotard.

You can read her statement in full below:

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