Lady Gaga after a ‘total mental breakdown’ rape: ‘For a couple years, I was not the same girl’
Lady Gaga tells more about her traumatic sexual assault as a teenager.
Lady Gaga is opening up about her past for sexual assault that has led to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). In an emotional sit-down for Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry’s new unscripted series The Me You Can’t See , Gaga leaves her rapist, an unnamed music producer, pregnant. “On a corner.”
“I was 19 years old, and I was working in the business, and a producer said to me, ‘Take off your clothes,” she recalled.
“And I said no. And I quit, and they told me they were going to burn all my music. And they didn’t stop – they didn’t stop asking me,” Gaga continued through tears. “And then I just froze and I just don’t remember.”
Lady Gaga will not name the man who allegedly raped her.
“I understand this #meetoo movement, I understand that some people feel really comfortable with this, and I don’t – I never want to face that person again,” she explained, “it The system is so outrageous, it’s so dangerous. “
The 35-year-old songwriter shared for the first time in 2016 that she suffered from PSTD due to sexual harassment. Gaga was diagnosed after being taken to the hospital for chronic pain and brought to a psychologist.
“At first, I felt full pain, then I was numb. Then I was sick for weeks and weeks and weeks and weeks later, and I realized that it was the same pain that I felt when I raped The person got me pregnant on a corner at my parents’ house, because I was vomiting, and sick, “Gaga revealed. “Because I was being abused, I was locked up in a studio for months.”
Gaga wants people “you can come back” from that type of trauma.
“But when it hits you really hard, it can change you,” he said. “I had a total psychological pause, and for a few years, I was not the same girl.”
A star is born in the actress said that she still feels pain. She felt “after I was raped.”
Story continues “I have so many MRIs and scans, they didn’t get anything. But your body misses,” she continued. “I couldn’t feel anything. I was different — it’s like your brain goes offline.” Gaga self-harmed to try and cope, who “came from a place to show hurt inside.” “You know why it’s not good to cut? You know why it’s not good to throw yourself against a wall? You know why it’s not good to self-harm? Because it makes you feel worse,” she said. Shared.
“You think you’re going to feel better because you’re showing someone, ‘Hey, look, I’m in pain.’ It doesn’t help. I always tell people, ‘Tell somebody, somebody Do not show. ‘” Gaga said that the healing process “has been a slow growth.” “Even if I have six glorious months, it’s all triggering to feel bad once.
And when I say that feeling bad, I mean I want to bite, to die. Think about it, think if I’m ever going to do that, “she said. While Gaga “has learned all the ways to pull herself out of it,” he said, it took “two-and-a-half years.” “And I won an Oscar,” she laughed. “no one knew!” Gaga, who won the Oscar in 2019, had previously spoken of going through a dark phase in her life when the Joan World Tour ended in 2018. She has tried to use her platform to talk about mental health and mental illness, which investigates Oprah and Harry’s new series.
The singer said she wanted to try to “make sure I give back” rather than share her experience. ” If you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted, help is available. Ren’s National Sexual Assault Hotline is here for free 24/7 survivors with free, anonymous help. 800.656. Hope that (4673) and online.rainn.org . If you or someone you know is experiencing suicidal thoughts, call 911, or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273 Text home for the crisis text line at -8255 or 741741.