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God Hates Lady Gaga

Gabe Delahaye | January 29, 2010 - 8:58 am

Oh boy. The Westboro Baptist Church, best known for its charming and charismatic leader, Fred Phelps, and it’s welcoming and HOLY message that God Hates Fags, has decided that one of the ways to follow in the teachings of Jesus Christ and spread the gospel is to make an almost impossibly shitty parody music video condemning Lady Gaga called “God Hates Lady Gaga.” Woof. On the one hand, this song (after the jump) is despicable and misguided and entirely unnecessary and further proof that the Westboro Baptist Church is a bunch of assholes (as if anyone needed more proof? Their website is http://www.godhatesfags.com, for goodness sake. “I don’t know, I am just really on the fence about these guys. Do you have any proof to support your statement that they are hate mongers and human nightmares?” No one says that), on the other hand it is getting harder and harder to hate them because they are more and more laughable. Don’t get me wrong, you can hate something and laugh at it at the same time. But you know what I mean.

My favorite thing about this video/song is how clearly excited the lady singing it is to be in the spotlight. She almost certainly pitched this to Fred Phelps herself, like, “obviously the church needs to release a statement about Lady Gaga, duh, but the best way to do it would be with someone who can sing just as good as she can, you know? Beat her at her own game.” And Fred Phelps was like “do whatever you want, I’m busy. These Nazi trading cards aren’t going to put themselves in mylar sleeves.” (Via ONTD.)