Lady Gaga received a lot of criticism, including from fellow singer Demi Lovato, for her performance at SXSW earlier this month.
Lovato was not impressed by Gaga's decision to feature a performance artist vomiting on the stage and voiced her opinion via Twitter. "Sad... As if we didn't have enough people glamorizing eating disorders already. Bottom line, it's not 'cool' or 'artsy' at all," the 21-year-old "Neon Lights" singer Tweeted.
Now, Gaga has responded to Lovato's statement that she was "glamorizing eating disorders" with her SXSW stint.
"I have struggled with an eating disorder for over 10 years and I take that very seriously, I take the struggle of others very seriously," Gaga told E! News.
"I am very supportive of Demi's struggle and her recovery as well as the recovery of anyone who is suffering from that," she continued. "But this performance had absolutely nothing to do with any eating disorder, and we never intended for it to be taken that way.
"I'm really proud of the performance and really stand by the message of rage and pain that we were trying to express in that moment."
What do you think about Lady Gaga's response? Do you think Demi Lovato overreacted or was she spot on?