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Lady Gaga reveals she got pregnant after being raped when she was 19-years-old


Pop star Lady Gaga has revealed that she fell pregnant after being raped by a music producer when she was 19-years-old.

The singer said this during the first episode of Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry’s Apple TV+ series, ‘The Me You Can’t see.’ She recalled how she was sexually assaulted by a music producer whom she could not name because she doesn’t want to face him again.

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She said, “I was 19-years-old, and I was working in the business, and a producer said to me, ‘Take your clothes off.’ And I said no. And I left, and they told me they were going to burn all of my music.

“And they didn’t stop. They didn’t stop asking me, and I just froze and I- don’t even remember. And I will not say his name.

“I understand this Me Too movement, and I understand people feel real comfortable with this and I do not. I do not want to face that person again.”

The award winning 35-year-old then revealed that she got pregnant after the attack and how a doctor advised her to see a psychiatrist for her chronic pain leading to her diagnosis of PTSD.

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“First I felt full-on pain, then I went numb. I realized it was the same pain I felt when the person who raped me dropped me off pregnant on the corner, at my parents’ house, because I was vomiting and sick. Because I was being abused. I was locked away in a studio for months,” she said.

She added that for some years she ‘was not the same girl’ as she experienced a ‘total psychotic break.’

The ‘Poker face’ crooner also added that she would get suicidal thoughts and thoughts to self-harm.

“Even if I have six brilliant months, all it takes is getting triggered once to feel bad. And when I say I feel bad, I mean I want to cut. Think about dying. Wondering if I’m ever going to do it. I learned all the ways to pull myself out of it.

“What’s so interesting is the line I walk, feeling like I wanna cut myself and feeling like I don’t are actually real close together.”

Gaga insisted that she didn’t need any pity and was just telling her story to help others.

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“I don’t tell this story for my own self-service, because, to be honest, it’s hard to tell. “I feel a lot of shame about it. How do I explain to people that I have privilege, I’ve got money, I’ve got power an I’m miserable? How do you do that? I don’t want anyone to cry for me, I’m good. But open your heart for somebody else,” she added.

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