Lady Gaga Rants Against 'Applause' Leak On Twitter, Slams 'Blogger Criticism'

After months of preparation, Lady Gaga's upcoming single "Applause" leaked early. Due out officially on August 19, the track will serve as the lead single off of Gaga's album "ARTPOP."

Despite Gaga's best efforts to keep the song under wraps, "Applause" made its way online this weekend. Lady Gaga took to Twitter on Saturday evening and Sunday morning to speak out against the leak, questioning why listeners couldn't wait for the official release.

Mother Monster also took the opportunity to slam criticism from bloggers and to align herself with singer Katy Perry, whose latest track "Roar" also leaked this weekend. Take a look at Gaga's Twitter rant below.

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