Lady Gaga Salutes Sexual Assault Victims After 'Til It Happens to You' Oscar Nomination
Thursday morning's (Jan. 14) Oscar nominations included Lady Gaga, who is up for best original song thanks to her work with Diane Warren on The Hunting Ground’s “Til It Happens to You.”
She took to Twitter to celebrate her first nomination, which she views as a triumph for the victims and survivors of sexual assault. “Myself and Diane are simply honored to represent the voices of so many survivors,” she wrote. Check out the full note below:
Directed by Kirby Dirk, The Hunting Ground is a 2015 documentary on the struggle of campus rape victims fighting for justice.
Gaga released “Til It Happens to You” as a single in Sept. 2015. She and Warren shared writing credits. Check it out below:
Lady Gaga performed the tune at Billboard's Women in Music event last month.
For a full list of the 2016 Oscar nominations, click here.