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‘I Was Raped Repeatedly At 19’ – Lady Gaga

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Updated January 7, 2020

 

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(FILES) In this file photo taken on January 28, 2018 US pop singer Lady Gaga arrives for the 60th Grammy Awards on January 28, 2018, in New York. ANGELA WEISS / AFP

 

American pop star Lady Gaga has said she struggled with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a result of multiple sexual assaults when she was 19.

Lady Gaga made the comment during an interview with Oprah last weekend.

“I was raped repeatedly when I was 19 years old,” she said. “And I also developed PTSD as a result of being raped and not being able to process 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; I just, all of a sudden, became a star, and was travelling the world going from hotel rooms to . . . stage. I never dealt with it.”

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Lady Gaga is a multiple Grammy award-winner and has sold millions of music records globally.

She was named in Forbes’ list of top ten earning musicians of the last decade with a revenue of $500 million.












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