Lady Gaga says suffer from post-traumatic stress because of a rape
Visiting a center to help LGBT youth, the interpreter of Bad Romance has engaged on a disorder that haunts her for years.
Raped at the age of 19 years, Lady Gaga said on Monday, December 5 before the cameras of the show Today Show , suffer from post-traumatic stress for years . This is part of a story that was dedicated to him that the pop star was speaking in more detail about this malaise eating away her life and she was silent for too long.
As shown by the sequence, the singer regularly visits residents of the Ali Forney Center (a Brooklyn shelter in New York for LGBT youth homelessness). This time, she wanted to share with them this trauma. ” Today I told the kids that I was suffering from a mental illness. I suffer from a posttraumatic stress disorder. I had not told anyone before, and that’s it. But the kindness of the doctors, my family and my friends saved my life ” , explained the interpreter Face Poker .
He added: ” I have searched many methods to cure , and the best of them is to help people who have experienced trauma, provide them with positive thoughts. It is important to remind them that they are not alone and that they are loved. I’m not better than them, I am not worse than them: we are equal, we walk on the same earth and we are all in the same boat . ”
In February 2015, the singer, whose real name is Stefani Germanotta, unveiled the title Til It Happens To You ( J ntil it happens to you ) music evoking the rape she had suffered at the age of 19 years old. The song was written and composed for the soundtrack of the documentary The Hunting Ground that gives voice to victims of sexual assault.
A year later, she performed the title at the 88 th Academy Awards. On this occasion, Lady Gaga was joined on stage by young women and men, victims of rape. All were given the scene on hand and were above inscriptions such as ” It’s not my fault ” or ” It happened to me .”
” I need to stay relaxed my mantra: ‘you are brave, you are courageous’ ” , also told the star in the American show . Then she thanked the young people for ” sharing their stories, their trauma and pain “: ” Today, I shared one of my biggest secrets with the world . Secrets make you sick with shame . “