Lady Gaga says that if you want to help Japan recover from its tsunami disaster, come visit.
The flamboyant pop star, in Tokyo this week for a benefit concert for tsunami victims, said Thursday in an interview with The Associated Press that she’s making a point to get out and enjoy the city and its food, and that her fans should do the same thing.
"I can’t say enough to people all over the world that the majority of Japan right now, Japan in general, is very safe," she said.
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Lady Gaga may be a controversial character for some, but she has won a lot of friends in Japan following the March 11 disaster.The performer contributed a song to the “Songs for Japan” charity album and contributed $1.5 million to relief funds from the sales of a wristband on her website.Now she’s set to perform live at a June 25 MTV Japan benefit show for the Japanese Red Cross at the massive Makuhari Messe exhibition center in Chiba, just outside Tokyo. The show, dubbed MTV Video Music Aid Japan, also doubles up as MTV Japan’s 10th annual video music awards event, and as such will feature a slew of big names in Japanese and Asian music.
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