Appearing Monday at a vigil in Los
Angeles to remember the victims of an attack on an Orlando gay
nightclub, Lady Gaga called the massacre an “attack on humanity
Thousands gathered at City Hall to
remember the 49 people killed and dozens injured in Sunday's attack.
“This level of hatred … is an
attack on humanity itself,” an emotional Lady
Gaga told the crowd.
“This is an attack on everyone.
Tonight, I gather humbly with you as a human being in solidarity to
take a real moment and mourn the tragic loss of these innocent
people. Let’s all today pledge an allegiance of love to them and
their families. They are sons and daughters, mothers and fathers.”
“Everyone here, we represent the
compassion and the loyalty of millions of people around the world –
you are not alone. Orlando, we are united with you and we are here to
remember,” she added.
Lady Gaga led off the reading of the
names of the 49 victims.