Lady Gaga new California drought spokesperson

US singer Lady Gaga poses backstage at Capital FM's Jingle Bell Ball at the O2 Arena in London on Saturday, Dec 7, 2013. (Photo by Jon Furniss Photography/Invision/AP)

February 14, 2014 2:06:46 PM PST
Lady Gaga is California's new drought spokesperson.

The singer will soon be on the air with a public service announcement urging people in the state to conserve water.

It's all part of a deal she made with the state to use Hearst Castle for a music video.

Gaga also wanted to use the famous Neptune pool, but it was emptied in January because it was leaking 5,000 gallons of water a day.

Lady Gaga agreed to pay for water to be pumped into the pool and then returned to an irrigation facility after the video shoot.

Part of the $250,000 she's donating to the Hearst Castle Foundation for the shoot will be used to repair the pool.

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