SUFFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) — A local teenager with down syndrome is taking center stage in a viral video. The Suffield High School student, Katie Dorman, calls herself “Katie Gaga,” and her video has gotten the attention of Lady Gaga herself.
The pop sensation tweeted about the video Wednesday morning.
Thanku #KatyGaga, ur video performing my songs really made me smile today. So many people all over the world are talking about your bravery!
— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) June 17, 2015
That tweet has gotten thousands of favorites and retweets, and the video has been viewed thousands of times.
Katie was also sent two front-row tickets to Lady Gaga’s show scheduled for the Oakdale Theatre later in June.