Lady Gaga opens up about suffering a 'psychotic break' after being raped by a producer

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05-22-2021

Lady Gaga is opening up about the pain she endured after being sexually assaulted at 19, and her eventual journey to recovery in the hopes of helping others. Gaga addressed being sexually assaulted at just 19, when she says a producer told her to undress. I just, I don't – I don't even remember," she added, wiping away tears. I understand this 'Me Too' movement, I understand that some people felt really comfortable with this, and I do not," Gaga said. "The way that I feel when I feel pain was how I felt after I was raped.

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Gaga said, “I was working in the business, and a producer said to me, ‘Take your clothes off.’ And I said no. I left, and they told me they were going to burn all of my music. I understand this #MeToo movement, I understand that some people feel really comfortable with this, and I do not. “First, I felt full-on pain, then I went numb. “The way that I feel when I feel pain was how I felt after I was raped.

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“I just froze and I- I don’t even remember,” the singer says of the assault. I understand this Me Too movement, and I understand people feel real comfortable with this, and I do not. “First I felt full-on pain, then I went numb,” Gaga recalls. And actually, I think that traps people.”“I don’t tell this story for my own self-service, because, to be honest, it’s hard to tell,” the singer explains. How do I explain to people that I have privilege, I’ve got money, I’ve got power, and I’m miserable?

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