Gaga meets sick fan despite own injury

Last Updated: Sun, Feb 17, 2013 01:40 hrs

Los Angeles, Feb 17 (IANS) Pop sensation Lady Gaga didn't let her hip injury get in the way of her will to fulfill her promise of meeting a terminally-ill fan.

Gaga was forced to cancel her "Born This Way Ball" tour earlier this week after she was diagnosed with synovitus, a severe inflammation of the joints, and she is likely to undergo a surgery for it too.

However, she made sure not to cancel a scheduled meet-and-greet with five-year-old Kaylee Gurbynski, who has an inoperable heart condition. Gaga flew down to Illinois for a surprise visit.

"She (Gaga) can't do the show due to joint pain. She can barely walk herself, and in spite of the fact that there's no show, she made an effort to meet Kaylee. I've never seen that happen in my history of being in radio," said local radio personality Tony Waitekus, who helped arrange the visit, reports

"It just goes to show that no matter what you say about some of these high-falutin artists, many of them do have huge hearts and put them to good use sometimes, and that happened here. She did the right thing, and she did it because she wanted to do it. I just can't say enough about her for doing that," Waitekus added.

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