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Sharon Osbourne rips Lady Gaga on guns, calls her fans 'violent'

January 14, 2013|By Scott Collins
  • Lady Gaga, seen here last October, is in a public feud with Sharon Osbourne over bullying, guns and violence.
Lady Gaga, seen here last October, is in a public feud with Sharon Osbourne… (Luca Bruno/Associated…)

Sharon Osbourne is not letting go of her family's feud with Lady Gaga.

On Monday's episode of her CBS show, "The Talk," the British-born TV host launched a blistering attack on the "Born This Way" singer, suggesting she is obsessed with guns and calling her fans "violent" and "hideously damaging."

"Why haven't you, as a responsible young woman, said, 'No violence on my website, no violence, no threats, no violence'?," Osbourne said as her cohosts listened. "However, everything is guns, guns, guns ... Cut to her first performance on this new tour. She's wearing two guns coming out of her breasts."

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Osbourne also suggested that one of Gaga's fans — whom she dubs "Little Monsters" — might be capable of the kind of violence akin to the recent school shooting in Newtown, Conn.

"One person that wants attention, it takes nothing for this to happen," Osbourne said. "Don't let your fans be so hideously damaging, hurtful, violent."

The feud started when Sharon's daughter Kelly recently told a British magazine that Gaga's fans had bullied her online. Gaga responded with an open letter suggesting that Kelly Osbourne was a hypocrite, given her own regular role on the TV show "Fashion Police," which ridicules celebrities for sartorial miscues.

What do you think of the latest skirmish between Mother Osbourne and Mother Monster?

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