Singer Admits Continued Drug Use
6:00PM ET August 2nd, 2010
Contributor : Hip Hop Blog Staff
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Lady Gaga, in a recent interview with Vanity Fair magazine, admitted that she indulges in cocaine but warns her fans of the dangers of drug use. The 24-year-old singer, born Stefani Germanotta, reveals she’s “terrified of heroin” but still does “mostly cocaine.” “I won’t lie; it’s occasional,” she says in the magazine’s September issue. “And when I say occasional, I mean maybe a couple of times a year.”
She adds that she doesn’t condone drug use in any way. “I do not want my fans to ever emulate that or be that way,” says the singer. “I don’t want my fans to think they have to be that way to be great. It’s in the past. It was a low point, and it led to disaster. I was completely mental and had just been through so much,” she recalls after one scary incident."
She won’t go into further detail, but says, “I hit rock bottom, and it was enough to send a person over the edge. My mother knew the truth about that day, and she screamed so loud on the other end of the phone, I’ll never forget it. And she said, ‘I’m coming to get you.’”
The future "Paparazzi" singer went to her 82-year-old grandmother’s house in West Virginia. “I cried,” Gaga recalls. “I told her I thought my life was over and I have no hope and I’ve worked so hard, and I knew I was good. What would I do now? And she said, ‘I’m gonna let you cry for a few more hours. And then after those few hours are up, you’re gonna stop crying, you’re gonna pick yourself up, you’re gonna go back to New York, and you’re gonna kick some a–.’”