_Lady Gaga speaks to "InStyle" magazine about her life and music. This article was done before the pandemic.
-Lady GaGa"I feel very grateful for what I've been invited to be apart of, All these artistic experiences made me who I am today. It's like when people get married and say"Through thick and thin."'That's how I feel about myself. I feel like,"You know what GaGa?You know what Stefani? In sickness and in health, I'm with you, and I'm going to hold your hand whatever the outcome"
-Lady GaGa on dealing with her PTSD and fibromyalgia. GaGa" I think it took me some time to grieve about the things that have happened to me,and I couldn't be angry with myself for how long it took. I've been depressed and been at the grocery store and seen photos of myself and gone,"Well, I look like everything is good.' But I was secretly freaking out, and the world has no idea. Or some people in the world.i hate using that phrase'the world'. It's so egocentric to assume the whole world thinks about or knows me. it doesn't ".
-Lady GaGa on kids.GaGa"" I will say I am excited to have kids. I look forward to being a mom. Isn't it incredible what we can do? We can hold a human inside and grow it. Then it comes out and it's our job to keep it alive. It's so funny- everyone works out of my house everyday. When they come in, I always say ,"Welcome to the Womb!.
-Lady Gaga on politics.GaGa"I want to make an informed decision as a citizen on who to vote for in the election,but I do not obsess over figures who do not deserve to be obsessed over. I'm not going to hang my hat for humanity on one individual.It's also on us to run the country. Putting so much importance on the government as the overreaching, all knowing force that runs our lives- I just don't believe that to be true.I think we all know who I'm not voting for.""
-Lady GaGa on social media. GaGa"I post some things from my personal life,business life, my musical life.I'm not super obsessed with reading comments or counting likes or making sure everybody loves everything. Honestly , sometimes I wonder if the people who invented social media all got into a room and went,'Let's start something where nobody has to be brave and everybody can hide and be mean. it's not all bad, but a significant change has happened in culture as a result of it. This idea to socially network was supposed to bring us closer, but it built a bunch of walls and made it harder for us to be ourselves around each other".
-Lady GaGa on how she hopes her new album will help people.GaGa"I made this music, and then listened back to all of it, and it told the story of my Life like a tapestry. I'm very proud of it because while it's fun and celebratory, if you listen to the lyrics, you really will know my heart. it's like the music is giving you permission to go on.Even if you've had the worst day ever, it's ok to dance."
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