Lady Gaga has been secretly suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) ever since she was raped at the age of 19. The Perfect Illusion hitmaker has been candid about her sex assault since going public with the news in 2014, revealing she was attacked by a producer at the start of her music career. She has previously detailed the shame and emotional pain she struggled with after her rape ordeal, but it was only after visiting a homeless shelter for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) youths in Harlem, New York that she shared her PTSD diagnosis in public for the first time. Her recent trip to the Ali Forney Center was filmed for U.S. breakfast show Today, and in the footage, which aired on Monday (05Dec16), Gaga surprised the youngsters with gifts of clothing, make-up, and other treats, while she also performed an acoustic set and offered them her support and words of wisdom. “These children are not just homeless or in need; many of them are trauma survivors. They’ve been rejected in some type of way,” explained the singer, who runs her own Born This Way Foundation to help and empower troubled youths. “My own trauma in […]
British girl band Little Mix are currently in talks about starring in a fly-on-the-wall TV documentary.
British girl band Little Mix are currently in talks about starring in a fly-on-the-wall TV documentary. The Black Magic singers have revealed to Britain’s Daily Mirror newspaper that they are in discussions for a reality program which will give viewers an “intimate look” into their lives. The girls – Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jade Thirlwall – are looking to make a deal with U.K. broadcasters and are planning to have cameras constantly follow them around for a year while they are on tour promoting current fourth album Glory Days. “We are in talks at the moment. We really want to do a documentary as we feel people do not know much about us,” Jesy told the publication. “They know our songs and have seen us perform but they don’t know our personalities, so we would love to do a documentary… We want to get someone to follow us around on this whole tour for a whole year.” Leigh-Anne adds that the idea sounds appealing now, but she may eventually get fed up being followed by cameras all the time. However, she thinks it will be a great way for fans to get an insight into the drama […]