NEW YORK: Singer Lady Gaga’s former assistant has sued the singer for $393,000 over unpaid dues.
Gaga’s former assistant Jennifer O’Neill has claimed that she did over 7,000 hours of overtime, which she was never paid for. The sum for it amounts to almost $400,000.
However, Gaga is unwilling to pay up. In a video-taped deposition from August 2012 in New York, obtained by the New York Post newspaper, the popstar explained why.
“She slept in Egyptian cotton sheets every night, in five-star hotels, on private planes, eating caviar, partying with (photographer) Terry Richardson all night, wearing my clothes, asking YSL (Yves Saint Laurent) to send her free shoes without my permission, using my YSL discount without my permission... It is, like, such an amazing luxury that I get to travel the world and have planes, she doesn’t even see what a luxury it is, but she thinks it’s owed to her for no reason,” said Gaga.
“She was asleep until 12:00 pm most of the time, so I was very often waking up and moving my own luggage and doing s**t by myself, and it was — it was a problem that I had,” Gaga added.