Revealed: Lady Gaga’s charity foundation took in $2.6 million – but paid out just one $5,000 grant and spent hundreds of thousands on expenses


The pop superstar’s Born This Way Foundation spent millions on consultants, lawyers and publicity experts, plus more than $500,000 on its 23-event Born To Be Brave bus tour, which visited US cities ‘inspiring’ disillusioned youths.

The non-profit organisation – which received $2.66 million in revenue – paid out a staggering $406,552 for legal fees, $300,000 for ‘strategic development’ and $150,000 for ‘philanthropic consulting’.

Fees – of $348,000 for the bus production, $77,923 for travel, $62,836 for stage production, $60,000 for research, $58,678 for publicity, $50,000 for social media development and $47,825 for meeting and event coordination – added to the hefty outgoings. Total expenses reached $1.85?million, according to the New York Post.

However, documents show there was just one recipient of a $5,000 grant….
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