Lady GaGa has praised record-breaking songstress Adele, stating that she has 'set the bar high' when it comes to the confidence of women.
The Marry The Night singer made the comments during an interview with Stylist, where GaGa claimed she was stunned by the media reaction to her recent weight gain.
Lady G revealed: "I was acutely aware of some photos on the internet, my mum called me and was like, 'Did you gain weight?' - everybody was telling me about it, and I didn't really care.
"But when I heard it was on the news, where they talk about wars, the economy crashing and the election - I just thought, 'This is f**king ridiculous'. I mean, what kind of example is that to a young girl sitting at home?"
She continued: "I thought, well I don't really care if they think I'm fat, because, quite honestly, I did gain about 30 pounds.
"Adele is bigger than me, how come nobody says anything about it? She's so wonderful and I think her confidence is something I have to match."
The 26-year old added: "She has set the bar very high for a lot of women. I need to be a confident woman and just say politically active things when I can that are helpful to young people."
GaGa previously hit back at those who had criticised her weight gain, stating that she was "proud at any size."
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