Lady Gaga Says She Suffered a ‘Total Psychotic Break’ After Being Raped

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05-21-2021

Lady Gaga Photo: Apple TV+During the premiere episode of The Me You Can’t See, Prince Harry and Oprah Winfrey’s new Apple TV+ docuseries that aims to destigmatize mental illness, Lady Gaga opened up about suffering a “total psychotic break” after a music producer raped her and left her pregnant when she was still a teenager. “I was 19 years old, and I was working in the business, and a producer said to me, ‘Take your clothes off,’” Gaga recalled through tears. While Gaga eventually “learned all the ways to pull myself out of it,” she emphasizes that the healing process isn’t linear. Get the Cut newsletter delivered daily Email This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply. Terms & Privacy Notice By submitting your email, you agree to our Terms and Privacy Notice and to receive email correspondence from us.

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