More Outrage Over Lady GaGa's Judas Video
Which no one has seen - no one.
So, basically you're all freaking out over…nothing!
Reportedly, Lady GaGa plans on taking aim at some religous figures in her upcoming music video for Judas, including Mary Magdalene, a role she will allegedly take on herself. The Catholic Church has already said their peace on the subject (recap - they aren't happy), but now, a slew of prominent Latino groups from
are expressing their outrage as well. Phoenix
Jorge Serrano of the civil rights group Take Back Aztlá took the original approach of comparing GaGa to Madonna, claiming:
“So, Lady Gaga is playing Mary Magdelene in her new video to ‘Judas.’ In the video, she witnesses a crime, falls in love with a Black Jesus figure and ends up saving the person wrongly accused of the crime. Wait—didn’t Madonna do that before? At least Madonna made people question religion and race. Lady Gaga is just exploiting the Catholic religion, which many Latinos follow,”
Yeah, that's not what people thought of Madonna 20 years ago! If you want to make a solid arguement, you better get your facts straight. Madonna got nothing but slack for her music videos with religious themes back in the day. Like A Prayer anyone???
Another group leader, Manual Longoria of Nuestros Reconquistos, had a similar opinoin to share of GaGaloo, but she also took aim at those who follow her music as well. She released a statement saying: