Lady Gaga and Madonna related

The two singers are distant cousins, a genealogist reveals

They have often been compared to each other, and now it's been discovered that Lady Gaga is in fact related to Madonna .

Chris Childs, a genealogist from the New England Historic Genealogical Society has unveiled that the two famous blondes are ninth cousins once removed.

Childs has told The Boston Globe, how Gaga and Madonna share the same ancestors in the form of farmers who travelled from France to Canada's Quebec in the 1600.

"When I saw that Lady Gaga had French Canadian ancestry" said the genealogist "I thought there might be something there".

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