Rocker Adam Lambert has lauded singer
Lady Gaga's walkout on Target over gay rights issues.
Target announced last month that it
would be selling a deluxe edition of Lady Gaga's second studio album
Born This Way starting in
Tuesday, gay glossy The Advocate reported
that the deal was off.
interview with Billboard magazine,
Lady Gaga, an avid supporter of gay rights, said that the decision
“hinged” on Target making “amends for the mistakes they've made
in the past.”
is hinged upon their reform in the company to support the gay
community and to redeem the mistakes they've made supporting those
[anti-gay] groups,” she said.
an interview with The Hollywood Reporter after his appearance
on American Idol, Lambert was asked: “One star that is
championing the issue [of gay rights] is undoubtedly Lady Gaga, who
recently terminate her relationship with Target over their LGBT
policy. What's your take on her recent actions?”
“I think the
responsibility of today's pop stars is to liberate the masses,”
Lambert said. “In that everyone can be whatever they wanna be.
You can march to your own beat. It's so hard sometimes in our
country because conformity is the way things are pushed. I'm
anti-conformity, as you can tell. But Lady Gaga has been doing a
great job. I think she's fucking fantastic. And it's something
beyond sexuality. She's got a lot of ideas and savvy.”