An 11-year-old boy has gone viral after flawlessly lip syncing to the song Telephone, and even Lady Gaga gave him some love online.
Staten Harry lives in Iowa and considers himself to be a ‘Little Monster’ because of how much he loves Lady Gaga.
Last week, Staten shared an adorable two-minute video of himself lip syncing to Telephone that included choreography moves inspired by the 32-year-old singer.
Adorable: An 11-year-old boy named Staten Harry went viral after he posted a fun lip sync video to Telephone by Lady Gaga
Amazing: The two-minute long video included shoulder shimmies, snaps and other choreography to the upbeat song
Positive: Staten is from Iowa and calls himself a ‘Little Monster’ because of how big of a fan he is of Lady Gaga
Fun: His lip sync video includes Staten singing part of Beyonce’s rap from the hit song
The video starts with Staten flashing the peace sign before he plays the music and gets into his performance.
Throughout the song, Staten has a huge smile on his face as he shimmies, snaps, and incorporates fun dance moves into his lip sync performance.
He even surprises people with part of the Beyonce rap towards the end of the song.
‘That was me lip syncing to Telephone,’ Staten said at the end of the video. ‘I love you.’
He then proceeds to list off the names of people before offering up words advice to anyone that is watching the video.
‘Put those paws up high,’ he said, a term used by Lady Gaga’s Monsters. ‘Love beats hate and be kind to one another and be kind to yourself!’
Since Staten posted the video, it has received more than 220,000 views as people have fallen in love with his infectious spirit and dance moves.
Amazing: Lady Gaga even saw the video and decided to tweet encouraging words to Staten
In love: Staten said it was a ‘dream come true’ to be tweeted at by Lady Gaga
Infectious: People online loved Staten’s adorable video and his encouraging words
Role model: Staten said Lady Gaga encourages him to be positive and always be kind to others, which is a huge reason why he is a fan of the singer
Lady Gaga even saw the video and decided to give the superfan a shoutout on her own social media account.
‘Paws Up Harry!!! You’re so cute!! I (heart) you,’ she wrote, leaving Staten overjoyed – despite the pop star accidentally mixing up his first and last names.
Once he saw the tweet, he responded letting his idol know how much it meant to him for his video to be recognized.
‘OH my freaking goodness this is a total DREAM TRUE COME TRUE,’ he said.
In an interview with MTV’s TRL, Staten revealed why he is such a big fan of Lady Gaga.
‘She inspires me to always be myself, be kind to myself and others, and to always stay positive, and always love no matter who or what you love that love is truly love,’ he said.
‘And she inspires me to be strong and stay strong no matter what life throws at you!!!’
For those who are now a fan of Staten and his positive spirit, he promises to release more lip sync videos to popular Lady Gaga songs in the future.