Gaga dedicates Oscar nod to sexual assault survivors

LOS ANGELES: Poker Face singer Gaga has expressed her gratitude and dedicated the first Oscar nomination to survivors of sexual assault.

Gaga, 29, and songwriter Diane Warren were nominated for Best Original Song for Till it Happens to You from The Hunting Ground, a documentary about sexual assault and rape crimes on college campuses in the US, reported Ace Showbiz.

The Bad Romance hit maker uploaded on Instagram and Twitter a photo of a piece of paper which read, “This nomination lends a voice to so many victims and their families around the world. Thank you to The Academy for recognising the movement of people who have come together for this film and song in the name of sexual assault. Myself and Diane are simply honoured to represent the voices of so many survivors.”