Does Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" borrow too heavily from Madonna's "Express Yourself?" Gaga made the case on "The Tonight Show" Monday that it doesn't matter — because Madonna likes the song.
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"There is really no one that is a more adoring and loving Madonna fan than me," Gaga told Jay Leno. "I am the hugest fan personally and professionally. And, well, the good news is that I got an email from her people and her sending me their love and complete support on behalf of the single.
Added Gaga: "If the queen says it shall be, then it shall be."
Madonna's rep did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
The talk about Madonna begins at 3:20: