Lady Gaga urges fans not to have sex

lady_gagaLady Gaga is asking her fans to consider celibacy. At a recent event for M.A.C’s Viva Glam, the 24-year-old said, “I can’t believe I’m saying this — don’t have sex. It’s not really cool any more to have sex all the time. It’s cooler to be strong and independent. It’s okay not to have sex, it’s okay to get to know people. I’m celibate, celibacy’s fine.” The singer wants to raise awareness of HIV and AIDS. “This is a disease that affects everyone, not just the gay community, and right now it’s mostly affecting women,” she said, adding, “You don’t have to have sex to feel good about yourself, and if you’re not ready, don’t do it. I remember the cool girls when I was growing up. Everyone started to have sex. But it’s not really cool anymore to have sex all the time. It’s cooler to be strong and independent.” Gaga says she’s speaking out about this because she cares about her fans. “When you’re in the public eye, you’re a role model whether you want to be or not. And I want to be,” she said. “I’m not one of those self-obsessed artists who don’t care about their fans. It’s not just about the music.”

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  1. Shannon • April 14, 2010 @ 11:37 AM

    Okay, whatever you say! No seriously, I think she has a point.

  2. Two-Face • April 14, 2010 @ 6:20 PM

    I agree with that!

  3. Thibz • April 14, 2010 @ 7:42 PM

    I think her opinion is over rated, if people want to have sex then have sex. Just learn how to be safe in the process. And when was sex ever considered “cool”…while i was in school if it happened it happened. It wasnt like we were all trying to get laid to gain a “Cool” status. I personally think Lady GaGa is half if not fully insane and she is also paranoid so i can see her moving from not only people paranoia to sex and then full insanity. Try and make a song with substance ms. GaGa before you shoot your mouth about life lessons.

  4. mandee • April 14, 2010 @ 10:26 PM

    thibiz, you sound a bit hostile there, you feeling all right? 😛

    i think its nice that she would come out with that comment for her teen fans. im actually surprised shes only 24, i wasnt aware of how old she is.

  5. KG-86 • April 14, 2010 @ 10:34 PM

    Don’t have sex.. are you kidding me! Lady GaGa you slut!

  6. Nancy • April 14, 2010 @ 10:52 PM

    As if she’s not having sex! What a f’ing hypocrite! Just about every song she sings is about sex. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with two consenting ADULTS having sex as long as it is safe. She’s a weirdo!!

  7. demigod • April 14, 2010 @ 11:30 PM

    Hey everybody, Lady Gag sez don’t have sex -it ain’t cool..cos she’s the model of all things ‘cool’, so buy her records. She’s the new spokesperson for celibacy to another generation of h@rny teens.

  8. KANUCK • April 14, 2010 @ 11:44 PM

    A couple of you f**kers are acting as if she told you to burn your babies, seriously chill the f**k out. who cares how many d*cks she took or is taking,all she did was pass on some words of advice which a couple of you serial whores could stand to heed.LET THE REBUTTALS BEGIN.

  9. Thibz • April 15, 2010 @ 1:15 AM

    I just think Lady GaGa is a massive JOKE!!!!! And her songs are just plain S**T. And yes i am slightly bitter becuase i am forced to hear it everywhere i go :s and people buy this crap lol :P.

  10. Sara • April 15, 2010 @ 12:53 PM

    Go GaGa!

  11. Jo-Anne • April 15, 2010 @ 2:03 PM

    rewrite…”Im not one of those self-obsessed artists who dont care about their fan’s walllets…” please

  12. Paula • April 15, 2010 @ 3:10 PM

    Worthwhile message about having ‘sex for fun’, but perhaps Ms. Gaga should re-think those song lyrics of hers before she begins preaching to people. Just a thought.

  13. Keeko • April 15, 2010 @ 5:57 PM

    Yah that’s super hipocritical when all she sings about and emmanates in her videos is SEX.

  14. Chick • April 15, 2010 @ 6:05 PM

    Ok, has she even noticed that kids who aren’t even teenagers listen to her music and what kind of message this is sending? + her music videos

    Please, if she’s change her lyrics, she could still have descent music without talking about sex.

    And that message…does she recall being taught honesty ?

  15. Kate • April 15, 2010 @ 9:34 PM

    Thibz- your way of thinking is just plain messed up! GK=86 are you there??? and you know it takes one to know one!!! Nancey, how the H would you know whether or not she is having sex?! n gaga never said there was anything wrong about two consenting adults having sex?! Seriously you three, why are you so jealous?? you are so mislead it is totally sad….. have you even heard about all the teenage pregnancys, abandoned children because their mothers and fathers refuse to take responsibility because they are too busy jumping from partner to partner… with the misguided attempt to find love and passing off the behaviour as they can have sex with who ever the H THEY WANT! Think about the big picture!! Think about how diseases run rampant!! N try not to be such jealous freaks! N just because a person dresses a certain way or sings a certain way only means they can!

  16. Lenny • April 16, 2010 @ 10:46 AM

    WHATEVER! And if she starts having weekly hot coffee enemas, we should also? Oh wait, that’s Janet Jackson…… makes sense now why celebs are able to feed us all this crap!

  17. Yeah Right • April 16, 2010 @ 2:34 PM

    Okay I agree with promoting celibacy, BUT all Lady Gaga’s performances and music videos OOZE sex and I just don’t understand how she can promote celibacy and sex and the same time. I don’t like how she makes sex look raw and gross in her video’s, that’s not ART btw that’s just a sad modern imitation of early Madonna. I don’t get how people think Lady Gaga is fresh and original…all her music sounds very typical and similar pop, take away all the fluff and there isn’t much there…
    I don’t think that you have to be sexual to promote yourself…and then say that yours celibate when you kiss people in all your music videos and act sexually in them…makes n sense to me… I don’t think Lady gaga is a real role model for celibacy because her music videos and performances definitely say otherwise.

  18. mandee • April 16, 2010 @ 3:19 PM

    i only read nancys and demigods comments because the rest seemed bitter or long and im kind of restless today. nancy, demigod, generally people that brag about, talk about, or sing about sex constantly are the ones not actually getting any haha. i figure it doesnt matter if shes a hypocrite, young teens will think she means what she says and follow what she says just to be more like her. i still think shes doing a good thing.

  19. demigod • April 16, 2010 @ 10:43 PM

    Mandee, advocating celibacy does more harm than good. Suppressing basic human needs/desires can have adverse physical and psychological effects. Teens will continue to act like teens regardless of what Lady Gag spouts. It’s one thing to promote safe sex, it’s another to promote abstinence. One is wise, the other is harmful.

  20. tributegirl • April 17, 2010 @ 10:11 AM

    Remember when Britney Spears said she was going to be a virgin when she got married? Yeah, that idea lasted, didn’t it!

  21. LadyL • April 17, 2010 @ 12:39 PM

    At least Lady Gaga’s intentions were good even though it was kinda pointless I think if she wants her fans especially the younger ones to take her preaching seriously and REALLY honest to god considered herself a GOOD role model maybe she should shape up a little. Being a good role model means dont just talk shit unless you can live up to it, and what kind of message are the fans going to get when they hear shit like ” I want your ugly I want your disease I want your everything as long as its free” or ” I wanna take a ride on your disco stick” now what kind of interpretation can be made from this. ?!?!? that’s barely getting into it Lady gaga is huge on every radio station , on t.v shes the icon for our generation, I’m 22 yrs old with 2 little girls one’s almost 3 and the other a baby. I dont want them growing up idolizing lady gaga my god the girl has wigs, caked on makeup the skankiest clothes and doesnt use her real name everything screams fake I want my girls to think being natural is beautiful not that they have to be skanks to get attention , to be confident in who they are rather than what they look like. Parenting only goes so far and kids will do what they want in the end but what’s plastered in magazines , on t.v making girls think they have to look and act and be a certain way really makes an impact. So why take LADY GAGA SERIOUSLY seeing and she doesn’t respect herself enough to be real.

  22. mandee • April 17, 2010 @ 2:49 PM

    demigod, i dont really understand how promoting abstinence can cause harm. i was a teenager once, i certainly wasnt a wh*re nor was i out trying to sleep with anyone and everyone. i abstained from sex until i was basically forced into it, by then i was already 21. it didnt do me any harm or damage to abstain. i hope this message doesnt sound bit*hy, because thats not my intent, im just curious how not having sex can be harmful?

    haha tg.

  23. Mapley • April 17, 2010 @ 7:39 PM

    It seems to me that if Lady Gaga truly wants to promote celibacy or just not having sex for the “fun” of it, or to feel loved, she really ought to rethink every video and lyric she’s put out there to date.

    If she really wants to promote this, she can’t just say it and leave it at that, because most young people aren’t reading articles about her, they just watch and listen to her music and videos those all seem to say the exact opposite of what she has purportedly said here.

  24. Thibz • April 19, 2010 @ 6:31 AM

    Kate everyone has a right to an opinion including you. That doesnt change that Lady GaGa is rediculous!

  25. silver • April 19, 2010 @ 8:51 AM

    Tributegirl, I’m not sure of the timing exactly, but for some reason I believe B Spears was already not a virgin when she said she would wait. I thought I read she was 15 or 16 when “it” happened. Makes it even more hypocritical.

  26. tributegirl • April 20, 2010 @ 6:34 PM

    Exactly, she had already lost her virginity (admitted it later) yet was telling everyone how she was going to be pure when she got married, etc. Oh well, by the time she admitted she had no more credibility to lose anyway.

  27. silver • April 21, 2010 @ 8:31 AM

    tg . . . and yet some people still treat her like an idol, despite all the negative things she has done. Does anyone even remember, or care, that she is/was a singer?

  28. demigod • April 21, 2010 @ 2:36 PM

    Britney was a short-cicuited fembot, who suffered massive system failures. All improved upon in Myley with special backup programming making her more resistant to negative publicity. She also floats in water.

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