It seems like a legal battle between "Bad Romance" singer Lady Gaga and her former producer, who was also her ex-beloved, has ended.

Producer Rob Fusari had sued Gaga for more than $30 million claiming he helped launch the pop superstar to fame and fortune but unable to profit from it when their romance ended.

He contended in his March lawsuit that he was a key figure in transforming the ambitious young female musician named Stefani Germanotta into the tremendous pop phenomenon, Lady Gaga. He also said he hooked her up with her record label and inked a deal entitling him to 15 to 20 per cent of her album profits.

Gaga countersued days later alleging the early agreement she had with Fusari was illegal and he tried to get a share of the proceeds from her first four albums, regardless of whether he contributed to them or not.

Both suits were dismissed by the New York State Supreme Court in late August and the decision was made public this week.

According to abc News, a spokeswoman for Lady Gaga said in a statement on Friday the Grammy-winning singer and Fusari "have agreed to end their dispute amicably and wish each other well."

"Rob Fusari is a Grammy award winning producer and co-writer of ‘Paparazzi’ and a number of other songs on Lady Gaga’s debut album ‘The Fame’," the statement said.

Additionally, Fusari’s lawsuit detailed how the singer met Fusari in March 2006 through a mutual friend. Initially unimpressed by her appearance, he asked her to sing and was "within seconds" blown away. "Fusari thought Germanotta’s songs were brilliant but lacked commercial appeal. He pushed her to explore different musical genres," his lawsuit said.

Who knew it was going to end up being "Bad Romance"?

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Eiko Watanabe is a Blast staff writer in New York

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