Lady Gaga reveals her past experiences with suicide as she opens up about the mental trauma of fame

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Lady Gaga has long used her massive platform as a modern pop icon to advocate for mental health, central to her Born This Way foundation.

And the 11-time Grammy winner, recently opened up about her own personal traumas, which inspired her sixth studio album Chromatica.

She revealed her past experiences with suicide on Sunday, as she became aware of how the celebrity affected her mental health, while speaking to Lee Cowan about Sunday Morning.

Mental health: Lady Gaga revealed her past experiences with suicide on Sunday, as she realizes how celebrity has affected her mental health, while speaking to Lee Cowan about Sunday Morning

The 34-year-old said she contemplates suicide on a daily basis: “I didn’t really understand why I should live other than to be there for my family. It was a real thought and feeling, “Why should I stick around? ”

She added of her depression, “It’s not always easy if you have mental problems to let other people see. I used to show. I used to self-injure. I used to say, “Look. I cut myself. You see, I’m hurt. Because I didn’t think anyone could see. Because mental health is invisible.

Gaga (real name Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta) also opened up about the mental trauma that comes with being famous, while showing off her home recording studio.

She said: “This is the piano that I have had for so many years. I wrote so many songs on this piano. And I think, “Oh my God, this piano is so special, I love this piano.” ” I do not know how to explain.

Thoughts of suicide: The 34-year-old said she contemplates suicide on a daily basis: 'I didn't really understand why I should live other than to be there for my family.  It was a real thought and feeling:

Thoughts of suicide: The 34-year-old said she contemplates suicide on a daily basis: “I didn’t really understand why I should live other than to be there for my family. It was a real thought and feeling, “Why should I stick around? ”

Hide the pain: She added of her depression, `` It's not always easy, if you have mental issues, to let other people see.  I used to show.  I used to self-injure.  I used to say:

Hide the pain: She added of her depression, “It’s not always easy, if you have mental problems, to let other people see. I used to show. I used to self-injure. I used to say, “Look. I cut myself. You see, I’m hurt. Because I didn’t think anyone could see. Because mental health is invisible

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Her worst enemy: Gaga (whose real name is Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta) added, “I moved on from looking at that piano and thinking:

Her worst enemy: Gaga (whose real name is Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta) added: “I went from looking at that piano and thinking: ‘You have ruined my life! I was like, ‘You made me Lady Gaga. My biggest enemy is Lady Gaga! »'(Photo of August 2020)

Behind the Lyrics: She also explained the lyrics to her song 911, for which she recently released the music video: 'Pop a 911', this is a reference to the medications I have to take when I panicked because I Lady Gaga '

Behind the Lyrics: She also explained the lyrics to her song 911, for which she recently released the music video: ‘Pop a 911’, this is a reference to the medications I have to take when I panicked because I Lady Gaga ‘

“I went from looking at that piano and thinking, ‘You’ve ruined my life! I was like, “You made me Lady Gaga.” My biggest enemy is Lady Gaga! ”

Artist Born This Way continued, “That’s what I thought. My biggest enemy is here. ” What did you do? You can’t go to the grocery store now. If you’re going to have dinner with your family, someone comes to the table… It’s always about you. And your outfits, look at your outfits! Why do you have to be like this ?! ”

She also explained the lyrics to her song 911, for which she recently released the music video: “Pop a 911”, this is a reference to the meds I have to take when I panicked because I’m Lady Gaga.

Gaga added of Chromatica: “There isn’t a single song on this album that’s wrong. Not one. I totally gave up on myself, I hated being famous. I hated being a star. I felt exhausted and exhausted.

But she has since found a way to overcome her depression, thanks to her latest album, which recently won her three MTV Video Music Awards.

Used: Gaga added of Chromatica, `` There isn't a song on this album that's wrong.  Not one.  I totally let go, I hated being famous.  I hated being a star.  I felt exhausted and exhausted '

Used: Gaga added of Chromatica, “There isn’t a song on this album that’s wrong. Not one. I totally let go, I hated being famous. I hated being a star. I felt exhausted and exhausted ‘

Winning winner: But she has since found a way to overcome her depression, thanks to her latest album, which recently won her three MTV Video Music Awards (pictured in August 2020)

Winning winner: But she has since found a way to overcome her depression, thanks to her latest album, which recently won her three MTV Video Music Awards (pictured in August 2020)

Friendship Goals: She also struck up a real friendship with Rain On Me collaborator Ariana Grande, 27: `` I love this girl.  Do you know how hard it is to make friends in this business?  In this business, having a friend is like watching a pig fly '

Friendship goals: She also struck up a real friendship with Ariana Grande, 27, Rain On Me collaborator: “I love this girl. Do you know how difficult it is to make friends in this business? In this business, having a friend is like watching a pig fly ‘

Artist Stupid Love said, “I don’t hate Lady Gaga anymore. I found a way to love myself again, even when I thought it would never happen.

“Now I look at this piano and I say, ‘Oh my god, my piano! My piano that I love so much; my piano which lets me speak; my piano which lets me do poetry; my piano is mine. ”

In addition to the therapeutic outlet offered by Chromatica, she also established a true friendship with Ariana Grande, a collaborator of Rain On Me, 27 years old.

She gushed about her new boyfriend: “I love this girl. Do you know how difficult it is to make friends in this business? In this business, having a friend is like watching a pig fly.

Gaga previously spoke about her mental health issues when creating Chromatica, telling Apple Music in May, “I flirted with the idea of ​​sobriety. I’m not there yet, but I flirted with it throughout the album. It was something that came about as I tried to overcome the pain I was feeling.

“But part of my healing process was going on, ‘Well I can either screw myself up every day to keep drinking or I can just be happy to still be alive and go on and feel enough. good. I am good enough… I am perfectly imperfect.

Flirting with sobriety: Gaga previously spoke about her mental health issues when creating Chromatica, telling Apple Music in May, `` I flirted with the idea of ​​sobriety.  I'm not there yet, but I flirted with it all through the album '

Flirting With Sobriety: Gaga previously touched on her mental health issues when creating Chromatica, telling Apple Music in May, “I flirted with the idea of ​​sobriety. I’m not there yet, but I flirted with it all through the album ‘