Lady Gaga to Play Amy Winehouse in Biopic?

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According to the Daily Star, Lady Gaga is in secret talks to play Amy Winehouse in a film. First, let me just say WTF? Uncanny resemblance aside, it's barely been two weeks since Winehouse died, and Hollywood is already capitalizing on her death? Too soon, too soon.

(Oddly enough, I was just a victim of Facebook spam that purported that "Lady Gaga was found dead in her hotel room." Could this be a kind of promo for this news?)

The Daily Star story quotes a Hollywood insider saying: "Lady GaGa worshipped Amy and would love nothing more than to transform herself into her idol on the big screen. She'd be spot on performing Amy's songs and has got the right look and bolshy attitude. GaGa's been itching to make the transition from music into movies and sees this as the ideal role to launch her film career."

Reports say that after Monster Ball's two-year run, Lady Gaga has been flooded with film scripts and is waiting for the right part to come along.

The same Daily Star source says Gaga's management team had been discussing possible film ventures before Winehouse died, "but there's only ever been one role she wants and that's to play Amy."

After Winehouse died, Lady Gaga told Access Hollywood, "I always felt kind of like an outsider -- in pop music, and just from high school and I remember [collaborator Lady Starlight] looked over at me and said, 'If she can do it, you can do it ...' I always felt like Amy had opened a door for girls like me who didn't fit that exact real pop mold and [who were] real wholesome.

Lady Gaga and Winehouse never met, but Gaga said, "[Winehouse] was really special, and she's gonna be greatly missed."

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jennifer lopez would be who she is if it weren't for her doing the Selena biopic. it would rather have Selena alive than jlo famous.

Julieas Smith
Julieas Smith

The first funding for the Amy Winehouse Foundation will come from the release of her last recording before her death, a duet with Tony Bennett.


Lady Gaga hasn't STFU since Winehouse died, blabbering daily about herself and how the death is just so terribly traumatizing to her personally. Her addiction to publicity is worse than anything Amy had, riding Winehouse's death around like a fucking circus wagon. Get off, shut up, and go away, LG.


No no no no no no. I don't want to associate Amy Winehouse with Lady Gaga at all. Lady Gaga just seems like every other superficial pop star trying too hard to be different. Even her personality fits the generic mold. Amy Winehouse had soul that came straight from the early Jazz era. You could tell in her music and in her interviews. Until the drugs started taking it away of course.

I'm not saying that Lady Gaga or her music is bad, she's just different and they shouldn't Ever be mixed.

Michael Dailey
Michael Dailey

you're fucking retarded. im sorry, but you are. Gaga's mentioned Amy on twitter, just like every other celebrity and when reporters asked about her opinion. What is she supposed to do? Ignore them? 

Also, This story is completely un-true. Gaga is NOT an actress and has said herself that she didnt want to even think about doing movies for the next 10 years, she's too busy focusing on her music. I mean after all, she's a musician. 

You people are sickening.


if its acting its not mixing, give her a chance. Shes got the voice and the look and she could probably really do the role justice.

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