Lady Gaga

Singer Lady Gaga, real name Stefani Germanotta, is busy promoting

her upcoming fourth studio album "ARTPOP" and stirring up some trouble.  A political ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin is taking legal action against American pop star Lady Gaga for promoting gay rights to minors during a concert on Dec. 9.

US performer Lady Gaga arrives at the Versace atelier in Milan, Italy, Moday, Oct. 1, 2012. Lady Gaga will stage the only Italian concert of her tour in Milan Tuesday. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
US performer Lady Gaga arrives at the Versace atelier in Milan, Italy, Moday, Oct. 1, 2012. Lady Gaga will stage the only Italian concert of her tour in Milan Tuesday. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
US performer Lady Gaga arrives at the Versace atelier in Milan, Italy, Moday, Oct. 1, 2012. Lady Gaga will stage the only Italian concert of her tour in Milan Tuesday. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
U.S singer Lady Gaga opens the Philip Treacy Spring/Summer 2013 collection during London Fashion Week, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Jonathan Short)
U.S singer Lady Gaga opens the Philip Treacy Spring/Summer 2013 collection during London Fashion Week, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Jonathan Short)
U.S singer Lady Gaga opens the Philip Treacy Spring/Summer 2013 collection during London Fashion Week, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Jonathan Short)
Lady Gaga smiles as she visits the Tokyo Sky Tree, the world's tallest freestanding broadcast structure that stands 634-meter (2,080 feet), in Tokyo Tuesday, May 15, 2012. Lady Gaga might have to cancel her sold-out show in Indonesia because Islamic hard-liners and conservative lawmakers objected. National police spokesman Boy Rafli Amar said the permit was denied for the June 3, 2012, "Born This Way" concert that was to be the biggest show on her Asian tour. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT, NO LICENSING IN CHINA, HONG KONG, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND FRANCE
Lady Gaga smiles as she visits the Tokyo Sky Tree, the world's tallest freestanding broadcast structure that stands 634-meter (2,080 feet), in Tokyo Tuesday, May 15, 2012. Lady Gaga might have to cancel her sold-out show in Indonesia because Islamic hard-liners and conservative lawmakers objected. National police spokesman Boy Rafli Amar said the permit was denied for the June 3, 2012, "Born This Way" concert that was to be the biggest show on her Asian tour. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT, NO LICENSING IN CHINA, HONG KONG, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND FRANCE
Lady Gaga smiles as she visits the Tokyo Sky Tree, the world's tallest freestanding broadcast structure that stands 634-meter (2,080 feet), in Tokyo Tuesday, May 15, 2012. Lady Gaga might have to cancel her sold-out show in Indonesia because Islamic hard-liners and conservative lawmakers objected. National police spokesman Boy Rafli Amar said the permit was denied for the June 3, 2012, "Born This Way" concert that was to be the biggest show on her Asian tour. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT, NO LICENSING IN CHINA, HONG KONG, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND FRANCE
U.S. singer Lady Gaga pauses while making her way to a waiting car upon her arrival at Don Muang airport in Bangkok, Thailand Wednesday, May 23, 2012. Lady Gaga is performing a concert in Bangkok on Friday, May 25, 2012. (AP Photo)
U.S. singer Lady Gaga pauses while making her way to a waiting car upon her arrival at Don Muang airport in Bangkok, Thailand Wednesday, May 23, 2012. Lady Gaga is performing a concert in Bangkok on Friday, May 25, 2012. (AP Photo)
U.S. singer Lady Gaga pauses while making her way to a waiting car upon her arrival at Don Muang airport in Bangkok, Thailand Wednesday, May 23, 2012. Lady Gaga is performing a concert in Bangkok on Friday, May 25, 2012. (AP Photo)
FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, Lady Gaga arrives at the Sungshan airport in Taipei, Taiwan. Lady Gaga has been struck on the head by a pole while performing during the third of three shows in Auckland, Sunday, June 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Wally Santana, File)
FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, Lady Gaga arrives at the Sungshan airport in Taipei, Taiwan. Lady Gaga has been struck on the head by a pole while performing during the third of three shows in Auckland, Sunday, June 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Wally Santana, File)
FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, Lady Gaga arrives at the Sungshan airport in Taipei, Taiwan. Lady Gaga has been struck on the head by a pole while performing during the third of three shows in Auckland, Sunday, June 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Wally Santana, File)
FILE - In this file photo taken on May 8, 2012, Lady Gaga arrives at Narita International Airport in Narita, east of Tokyo. A toy company is suing Lady Gaga for more than $10 million, claiming the pop star improperly backed out of a deal to make a doll in her likeness that would play snippets of her music. In a suit filed in New York City on Tuesday, July 24, 2012, MGA Entertainment says it paid a $1 million advance to the company that handles Gaga's merchandising and spent a mint racing to meet deadlines to ship the dolls this summer. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
FILE - In this file photo taken on May 8, 2012, Lady Gaga arrives at Narita International Airport in Narita, east of Tokyo. A toy company is suing Lady Gaga for more than $10 million, claiming the pop star improperly backed out of a deal to make a doll in her likeness that would play snippets of her music. In a suit filed in New York City on Tuesday, July 24, 2012, MGA Entertainment says it paid a $1 million advance to the company that handles Gaga's merchandising and spent a mint racing to meet deadlines to ship the dolls this summer. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
FILE - In this file photo taken on May 8, 2012, Lady Gaga arrives at Narita International Airport in Narita, east of Tokyo. A toy company is suing Lady Gaga for more than $10 million, claiming the pop star improperly backed out of a deal to make a doll in her likeness that would play snippets of her music. In a suit filed in New York City on Tuesday, July 24, 2012, MGA Entertainment says it paid a $1 million advance to the company that handles Gaga's merchandising and spent a mint racing to meet deadlines to ship the dolls this summer. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2010 file photo, singer Lady Gaga walks backstage wearing a dress made of meat after accepting the award for video of the year for "Bad Romance" at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. The dress has made its way to Washington, along with Loretta Lynn's song about “The Pill” and other relics from music history. Lady Gaga's dress from the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards is being displayed at the National Museum of Women in the Arts with an explanation of her political message. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, file)
FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2010 file photo, singer Lady Gaga walks backstage wearing a dress made of meat after accepting the award for video of the year for "Bad Romance" at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. The dress has made its way to Washington, along with Loretta Lynn's song about “The Pill” and other relics from music history. Lady Gaga's dress from the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards is being displayed at the National Museum of Women in the Arts with an explanation of her political message. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, file)
FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2010 file photo, singer Lady Gaga walks backstage wearing a dress made of meat after accepting the award for video of the year for "Bad Romance" at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. The dress has made its way to Washington, along with Loretta Lynn's song about “The Pill” and other relics from music history. Lady Gaga's dress from the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards is being displayed at the National Museum of Women in the Arts with an explanation of her political message. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, file)

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