Singer Cyndi Lauper comes to the aid of
a gay teen on Monday's episode of MTV's Made.
On the reality show about making dreams
come true, Eli Medina meets his idol, Cyndi Lauper.
“I wanted to touch her face and just
make sure she wasn't a hologram,” a thrilled Medina says.
Lauper sits down with Medina to talk
about his strained relationship with his mother.
The pop star wannabe moved out of his
parent's home at the age of 18 because his mother disagreed with his
“Sometimes with parents when their
kid isn't like who they think they should be, they think it's a
reflection on them,” Lauper tells Medina on the show.
“And ... a lot of ways that's your
opportunity to step up and open your heart and understand you can't
change the past, you can only change the present and the future,”
Lauper, a strong advocate for gay
rights, goes on to give Medina an unexpected voice lesson. (A clip
of the episode is embedded in the right panel of this page.)
episode premieres Monday on cabler MTV at 4PM.