Lady Gaga decries leak, releases new single early

Dominique Charriau/WireImageGwyneth Paltrow launches the Printemps Christmas Decorations Inauguration In Paris at Printemps Haussmann on November 7

Dominique Charriau/WireImageGwyneth Paltrow launches the Printemps Christmas Decorations Inauguration In Paris at Printemps Haussmann on November 7

Lady Gaga is apparently PO’d that her new single, “Applause,” was leaked early, so she went ahead and release it ahead of schedule.

“POP MUSIC EMERGENCY,” she tweeted Monday, blaming “HACKERS.”

Here’s a question: Since every single song that comes out by big stars seems to mysteriously get “leaked” early, do they really think we are going to keep buying this publicity stunt every “single” time (pun intended)?

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QUICK TAKES

Jennifer Lawrence told Vogue magazine that “I always knew that I was going to be famous.”

George Lucas and his wife, Mellody Hobson, welcomed a baby girl via a surrogate Friday, naming her Everest.

Chris Brown took part in a charity basketball game against the LAPD, in order to “give back to the community.”

Adele is set to play the villain in an upcoming film based on the comic book series “The Secret Service.”

Lea Michele paid a tearful tribute to Cory Monteith at the Teen Choice Awards after accepting the award for best actress in a TV comedy.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Actor Sebastian Stan (“Gossip Girl”) is 30.

Actor Álex González (“X-Men: First Class”) is 33.

Actress Quinn Cummings (“The Goodbye Girl”) is 46.

Actress Debi Mazar (“Goodfellas”) is 49.

Actor John Slattery (“Mad Men”) is 51.

Actress Dawnn Lewis (“A Different World”) is 52.

Actor Danny Bonaduce (“The Partridge Family”) is 54.

Director Paul Greengrass (“United 93”) is 58.

Actor Kevin Tighe (“Emergency!”) is 69.

Actor Pat Harrington (“One Day At A Time”) is 84.

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