Jack White ha escrito una nota oficial en su propia página web, en Third Man Records advirtiendo que nunca se ha metido contra la música de Lady Gaga.
Ni en la entrevista en Esquire ni en ningún otro sitio. Y lo que si ha dicho es que representa a la actualidad, a esta sociedad de tweeter y redes sociales. Y que defiende a los “gays”, lo que está muy bien.
Jack White arremete contra el semanario New Musical Express ,porque convierte cualquier declaración, cada mal entendido , en algo lo más cercano a un cotilleo. Es la típica manía que tienen los periodistas ingleses a llevar todo al terreno de los “tabloides” o típica prensa amarilla.
Este es el comunicado de Jack White:
I'd like to address the recent tabloidesque drama baiting by the press in regards to Lady Gaga. I never said anything about her music, or questioned the authenticity of her songs in any way. I was in a conversation about the drawbacks of image for the sake of image, and that it is popular nowadays to not question an image in front of you, but only to label it as “cool” or “weird” quickly and dispose of it. I don't like my comments about lady gaga's presentation being changed into some sort of negative critique of her music. If you're going to try to cause drama, at least get the quotes right. I think journalists should also be held accountable for what they say. Especially publications like the NME who put whatever words they feel like between two quotation marks and play it off as a quote. Maybe somebody with more lawyers can take them to task, but i'll just use the Internet and Twitter instead. I also think that kind of tabloid drama encourages artists to not express their opinions in the press, and instead give polite soundbites that don't stimulate thought about creativity and the consumption of art in its many guises.
Peace to Lady Gaga and I fully congratulate and compliment her on her championing of gay rights issues and the momentum it's given to help create change.