Lady Gaga Reveals She’s Been Suffering From Mental Trauma.
The singer revealed in an interview with ‘Today Show’ that she struggles with mental disorder after being raped at age 19.
Gaga in the interview said:
“I Suffer From PTSD’.”
Lady Gaga revealed during a poignant Today Show interview that she suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder.
According to her, the condition began after she was raped at the age of 19.
The singer made the shocking revelation on Monday via her Twitter handle.
She shared a link to the interview video saying:
“Today I shared one of my deepest secrets w/ the world.
“Secrets keep you sick w/ shame.”
— xoxo, Joanne (@ladygaga) December 5, 2016
Gaga visited New York City’s Ali Forney Center, a homeless shelter for LGBTQ youth.
Lady Gaga Reveals She’s Been Suffering From PTSD
While there, she spoke to teenagers who battle with mental trauma for Today’s #ShareKindness segment.
After her interaction, she disclosed:
“I told the kids today that I suffer from a mental illness – I suffer from PTSD.
“I’ve never told anyone that before, so here we are.”
Seated around the teens, Gaga discussed using meditation to “calm down” and stay relaxed.
Reflecting on her experience handling the condition, she shared:
“The kindness that’s been shown to me, by doctors as well as my family and my friends, it’s really saved my life.
“I’ve been searching for ways to heal myself, and I’ve found that kindness is the best way.”
The segment ends with Gaga performing a solo acoustic guitar version of “Million Reasons.”
The song is one of the hit singles from her recently released fifth LP, Joanne.
Lady Gaga who is presently in the UK performed live on stage at the XFactor-UK.