Barbra Streisand Calls Out Lady Gaga And Bradley Cooper For A Star Is Born
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Barbra Streisand has taken shots at the 2018 remake of A Star Is Born, despite previously showing her support.
She said: "Of course I've seen it. I loved it. I think it's wonderful. She's wonderful.
"I think it's great. They're gonna have a big hit."
Here's an interview with Barbra Streisand praising fellow Oscar winner Lady Gaga in A Star Is Born. pic.twitter.com/Ip52j1aifP
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However, in a more recent interview on Australian talk show The Sunday Project, Barbra seemed to change her tone.
"Really make it different again, different kind of music, integrated actors. I thought that was a great idea.
"So, I was surprised when I saw how alike it was to the version that I did in 1976."
The interviewer responded: "Well, that's probably a compliment to you?"
The two-time Oscar winner replied: "I don't know, I thought it was the wrong idea. But look, it was a big success. I can't argue with success.
"But I don't care as much about success as I do, originality."
Oop not Ms Barbs shading gaga & Bradley A star is born. Saying she would have rather seen Will Smith and Bey in the role:skull::skull::skull: pic.twitter.com/WRt8vi5FJs
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As you can imagine, Twitter was quick to voice their opinion on the 'salty' comments made by Barbra.
One user wrote: "Gaga got her Oscar already so she needs to move around with this lol. Move on."
A second user added: "Stop acting like she was the first person to do it. She can't be talking about originality when she was also in a copy version from the original."
The user is referring to the original version of the film that was released way back in 1937 and starred Janet Gaynor and Fredric March.
This was then followed by a 1954 version starring Judy Garland and James Mason, which makes it odd that Streisand calls out the 2018 film for a lack of originality when her own A Star is Born was the second remake of the movie.
Some agreed with Streisand however, with one user writing: "I would have to agree w her that a Beyoncé and Will Smith it would had been different and prob better movie."