Lady Gaga: ‘I’m the Queen of the Universe Every Day' (PHOTOS)

The 10 best quotes from Mother Monster’s six hour deposition in response to a former assistant’s 2011 lawsuit.

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Don’t mess with Lady Gaga.

In 2011, former assistant Jennifer O’Neill sued the superstar for more than 7,000 hours of unpaid overtime -- an amount she believes totals some $393,000.

According to court documents obtained by Celebuzz, Gaga held nothing back during her six-hour deposition, which was given in August 2012.

“She’s just -- she thinks she’s just like the queen of the universe . . . and, you know what, she didn’t want to be a slave to one, because in my work and what I do, I’m the queen of the universe every day," Gaga said at one point.

O’Neill worked for Gaga from 2009 to 2011, and according to the “Born This Way” singer, was paid a salary of $75,000.

“I’m going to give all the money that she wants to my employees that work hard for me now that deserve it,” according to Gaga. “I’m not going to give it to her so she can go to Intermix and buy herself a new tube top.”

From multiple mentions of photographer Terry Richardson to her definition of “a good assistant,” the lengthy deposition is extremely detailed, but hardly any of the information may come as a shock, considering the lavish life Lady Gaga has been living since skyrocketing to superstardom.

For example, Gaga said at one point: “I can’t walk down the street and go buy myself toiletries, I’ve got to call Jen or now I got to call Wendi [her other assistant], I’ve got to get a whole bunch of people together to help me fix the problem, which wouldn’t happen if she was doing her job properly on regular days.

Click through the gallery above for the best Gaga quotes from her deposition. Then tell us: would you ever work as an assistant for a superstar as big as Lady Gaga? Have you ever had a similar job? 

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  • Peach

    A asst. in the entertainment industry gets paid a salery. Not by the hour., like the Location Mgr. on a Movie. Don't Cry The Blues, Ass, Your Lucky To Be There!!!!!

  • Travis

    Yeah not crazy, just a total bitch.

  • Toni

    Like she said in the last one "she deserves every dollar of her $75,000 that we agreed to".. If they agreed to that, then thats it. Unless they agreed to a 75k salary AND a set amount of work ours, and she worked more than that.. Gaga doesnt sound crazy to me in these quotes.

  • courtneya

    Have you heard that Lady Gaga is copying the style of a young European girl called Angel Barta? He dresses like her because Marc Jacobs is obsessed with Angel, and MJ dresses Gaga. The designer is stalking Angel and fooling her with love just to get her ideas. I found more articles with the details on " Style Angelique Paris blogspot"