By SARAH FITZMAURICE
Radio appeal: Lady Gaga, who has been on a promotional tour, told fans 'not to kill the superstar' speaking out about Amy Winehouse's tragic death
Lady Gaga has spoken out about the Amy Winehouse’s tragic death and told fans not to ‘kill the superstar’.
The kooky American, who admitted she didn’t know the British soul icon, made her appeal while talking about the Back To Black singer.
The 25-year-old Judas singer said: ‘It's a lesson to the world. Don't kill the superstar, take care of her soul.’
I love her so much: The singer was speaking on a radio show when she spoke out about Amy Winehouse and said she used to get mistaken for the Rehab singer
Gaga also said she loved Amy ‘so much’ and revealed that she used to get mistaken for the soul singer before she became famous.
Speaking about Amy, who died on Saturday, Lady Gaga said: ‘I was nobody when she was first coming out. I would be on the street and people would go “Amy".
‘I just remember feeling like I wasn't alone because she was so different.’
The Born This Way singer made the comments during an interview on U.S. radio show, Omaha 94.1 Radio yesterday.
Vocal: Lady Gaga, who admitted she didn't know Amy, spoke about the singer while on a promotional radio tour. Pictured leaving Kiss Fm in LA
She also paid tribute to the singer on her Twitter page and posted: ‘Amy changed pop music forever, I remember knowing there was hope, and feeling not alone because of her. She lived jazz, she lived the blues.’
Amy’s family and friend’s gathered to say their goodbyes to the singer at the funeral service at the Edgwarebury Cemetery in north London today, before making their way to Golders Green crematorium.
Mourning together: Many of Amy's close friends and family including Kelly Osbourne and Dionne Bromfield joined together to celebrate the singer's life
Remembering Amy: A shrine of gifts, flowers, cards and art work as well as beer cans and vodka bottles have been left outside Amy's house by mourning fans