24 Mar '11, 6am

@ladygaga slams Malaysia's editing of pro-gay lyric in her song Born This Way; urges M'sians to protest the censorship

@ladygaga slams Malaysia's editing of pro-gay lyric in her song Born This Way; urges M'sians to protest the censorship

Lady Gaga (above) slammed Malaysia's radio censorship of a lyric in her song Born This Way. -- PHOTO: AP KUALA LUMPUR (Malaysia) - LADY Gaga is urging young Malaysians to protest the censorship of lyrics in her hit song that encourage acceptance of gays. The Associated Press reported last week that radio stations in Muslim-majority Malaysia are playing edited versions of Born This Way that use garble to replace the lyrics: 'No matter gay, straight or bi, lesbian, transgendered life, I'm on the right track, baby.' Lady Gaga criticised the censorship during a visit on Tuesday to Google company headquarters in Mountain View, California. Lady Gaga said young Malaysians who want to hear her song in full on the radio 'must do everything that you can if you want to be liberated by your society.' Broadcasters said they were being cautious because Malaysia's government forbids offe...

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