Music sensation Lady Gaga has no problem in living with a revelation of her truth. Here’s the real reason why her mental health has not been at its best.
Lady Gaga, a music sensation of the modern days, is a promising pop singer in her own right. She is the only entertainment personality who holds the record of winning an Academy Award, Grammy, BAFTA, and Golden Globe in a single year. However, let us reveal another side of the star. Recently, the 34-year-old singer got candid about her mental health.
- Lady Gaga shares the real reason behind her deteriorating mental health.
- Gaga says she’s on anti-psychotic medication.
- Lady Gaga talks about how her mental health impacts her on every level.
Lady Gaga gets candid about her psychological struggle
Recently, Gaga made a surprising revelation about her psychological struggle in a candid interview with Apple Music Beats 1 radio host Zane Lowe while discussing the creative process behind her new album Chromatica. She confirmed that her mental health and treatment play an important role in her work. That’s not it! She even revealed to Zane Lowe that she takes a daily medications to treat her bipolar disorder.
“I wrote a song on Chromatica called ‘911’ and it’s about an anti-psychotic drug that I take and it’s because I can’t always control things that my brain does. So, I have to take medication to stop the process that occurs. I know I have mental issues and I know that they can sometimes render me non-functional as a human,” the pop star said.
The one-hour interview saw the star talk about her struggles with mental health and how it affected the tenets of her personal life to her creative ideas. She went further to say that she has plans to help fans and listeners who may be dealing with similar issues.
The real-reason behind her predicament
For those who aren’t aware, Lady Gaga’s mental health has been a big part of her story. She first opened up about it in an interview with Oprah Winfrey, last year. She admitted that the real reason for her mental health struggles was the violent sexual assaults that she suffered when she was just 19 years old.
“I was raped repeatedly when I was 19 years old and I also developed PTSD as a result of not processing that trauma. I did not have anyone to help me. I didn’t have a therapist. I did not have a psychiatrist, I did not have a doctor help me through it,” Gaga said.
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