UW-Madison Student’s It Gets Better Vid. Receives Lady Gaga’s Endorsement

Colton Boettcher released a pro-gay, anti-bullying music video on YouTube Thursday set to the Lady Gaga song "Hair," and in less than 24 hours, Lady Gaga herself was lauding it and promoting it via Twitter and Facebook.

The UW-Madison senior is amazed at how the video has gone viral. "It happened really fast. We weren't expecting it to happen that fast," he said Monday.

Views of the video skyrocketed after Lady Gaga praised it and disseminated it. As of Monday, it had been viewed nearly 370,000 times.

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