Barbra Streisand Praises Lady Gaga & ‘A Star Is Born'
Extra reports that Lady Gaga had some big shoes to fill in the remake as an up-and-coming singer. The character was previously played by Judy Garland in 1954, and then by Streisand in 1976.<br />At a recording studio in Malibu, Streisand praised Lady Gaga’s performance, saying, “Of course I’ve seen it. I loved it. I think it is wonderful. She is wonderful.”<br />She went on, “Bradley told me he spent months with her working to see her real self. I call her Stefani. I can’t call her Lady Gaga, but I understand why she calls herself Lady Gaga. I understand that person. I think it is great... they are going to have a big hit.”