Lady Gaga Lawsuit Filed

(Detroit, MI)

A lawsuit filed in Detroit claims music star Lady Gaga is misleading her fans with an online pitch for donations for victims of the Japan earthquake.

Lady Gaga's website is selling $5 wristbands that say, ``We Pray For Japan.'' The website also allows people to make additional donations and says ``all proceeds go directly to Japan relief efforts.''

The lawsuit notes that sales tax and a $3.99 shipping charge are added according to a Detroit attorney Alyson Oliver believes not all money is going to help the Japanese. She wants an accounting.

An email seeking comment was left Monday with a spokesman for Lady Gaga. The lawsuit was filed Friday in federal court in Detroit. It seeks class-action status and possible refunds for people who bought wristbands.


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