Lady Gaga says she lived in an ‘ultra-state of paranoia’ after rape left her pregnant

LA Times

05-21-2021

Pop musician Lady Gaga said she suffered a “total psychotic break” after being raped and impregnated by a music producer who took advantage of her when she was 19 years old. “I said, ‘No,’ and I left, and they told me they were going to burn all my music,” recalled Gaga, credited in the series by her real name, Stefani Germanotta. At one point, Gaga said, she couldn’t feel her body and “was not the same girl” for a time. I was locked away in a studio for months.”While living in an “ultra-state of paranoia,” Gaga said she frequently inflicted self-harm and considered taking her own life. Because it makes you feel worse.”Gaga said her healing process has seen a “slow rise” over the years.

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