Lady Gaga dedicated a song to Jamey Rodemeyer, the gay teen who committed suicide last week, at the iHeartRadio Festival. Jamey, age 14, took his own life last Sunday after enduring years of bullying about his sexuality.
Lady Gaga opened her ballad “Hair” by telling the audience, “We lost a little monster this week,” referring to the nickname given to her fans. “Jamey, I know you’re up there looking at us, and you’re not a victim,” she said. “You’re a lesson to all of us.”