Lady Gaga opens war on bullies with anti-bully foundation

American singer, Lady Gaga, has launched the “Born This Way Foundation” to support programs dealing with youth empowerment and help people facing bullying and abandonment.

The foundation, named after the Grammy-winning singer's hit album and single of the same name, was launched by Lady Gaga and her mother, Cynthia Germanotta.

In a statement to the media, Gaga termed the foundation their passion project; aimed at establishing a standard of Bravery and Kindness, as well as a community worldwide that protects and nurtures others in the face of bullying and abandonment.

The Born This Way Foundation will be work closely with the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and The California Endowment, both focusing on youth empowerment.

The Foundation will also work with the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, which focuses on the power of the Internet as a means to promote change.

Notably, Gaga is known for harnessing the power of the Internet like no other celebrity. She has more than 44 million fans on Facebook and 15 million followers on Twitter. --------

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