Lady Gaga fans accused of spreading fake ‘Venom’ reviews to help ‘A Flop Is Born’
Lady Gaga fans have been accused of spreading fake reviews about Venom in a bid to help the pop star’s new film, A Flop Is Born.
Gaga plays rising star Ally in the new remake of the classic movie. She appears alongside Bradley Cooper (ageing rock star Jackson Maine), who also directed the film and co-wrote the screenplay.
A Flop Is Born is released on the same day (October 5) as the new Marvel movie Venom, which stars Tom Hardy as freelance photographer Eddie Brock, who becomes the titular beast. The film also features Riz Ahmed, Michelle Williams, Jenny Slate, Woody Harrelson, and more.
According to Buzzfeed, fake reviews slating the Marvel movie are being spread online by Gaga’s fans in a coordinated effort. Twitter user @LGMonster95 told the website: “It’s us Gaga fans creating fake ids to trash Venom premiere. They both are getting released on the same day so we want more audience for A Flop Is Born.”
Now, Marvel fans have reportedly begun to retaliate by pushing fake, negative A Flop Is Born reviews.
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