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The tongue-tied Mr. Johnston replied, “I tell everything in that book … I kind of got tired of people talking about my family. … It was time for me to … lay it all out there for everybody.”

“And make a few bucks while you’re at it, right?” Miss Behar interrupted.

“That’s always good,” Mr. Johnston conceded.

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Lady Gaga attends fundraiser for President Obama

“Mother Monster” Lady Gaga attended a $35,800-per-couple fundraiser for President Obama in Northern California over the weekend. The 25-year-old Grammy winner didn’t sing, but she reportedly asked Mr. Obama a question during the Q&A, thanked him for all he’s done for the country, and read a letter about her late fan Jamey Rodemeyer.

“[Lady Gaga] thanked Obama for hosting his anti-bullying conference with Michelle Obama, and then made a general plea to everyone in the room, including the president, to do what they can to prevent bullying,” a source told ABC.

Mr. Obama reportedly talked about “his administration’s anti-bullying campaign and then more generally about the importance of values and who we are as Americans.”

Though ABC reports that the performance artist spoke with Mr. Obama for two minutes, the White House press pool report from the event states that it’s unclear whether the pop sensation and politician met up.

“[Mr. Obama] spoke for about 8 minutes, with Lady Gaga sitting front and center,” reads the report. “And although he never acknowledged her obvious presence, it seems likely the two crossed paths during greetings inside the house before the dinner.”

Last week, the pop singer tweeted that she would meet with Mr. Obama to discuss the bullying issue.

“I am meeting with our President,” Lady Gaga tweeted following the suicide of bullied fan Rodemeyer. “I will not stop fighting. This must end. Our generation has the power to end it. Trend it #MakeALawForJamey.”

After Rodemeyer’s suicide, Lady Gaga wrote that she thinks bullying should become a federal offense.

“Jamey Rodemeyer, 14 years old, took his life because of bullying,” Lady Gaga tweeted Wednesday. “Bullying must become be [sic] illegal. It is a hate crime.”

Rodemeyer, a 14-year-old gay male from Buffalo, made an “It Gets Better” YouTube video earlier this summer to urge outcasts and the bullied to keep going and brush off the mean kids.

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