Lady Gaga Admits To Doing Cocaine
In the new Vanity Fair issue, 24 year-old Lady Gaga admits to still occasionally using cocaine.
Was it cool for her to make this public, or is she sending the wrong message to her countless young fans?
As US Magazine reported yesterday:
The pop star admits she still does drugs today, although she doesn’t specify which ones. “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 tells the magazine 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.”
She says she’s had scary experiences in the past.
“I was completely mental and had just been through so much,” she recalls after one scary incident.
She won’t explain what happened 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.’”
Instead of going to rehab, the 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–.’”