Lady Gaga In Elle: I Am 'A Perpetually Tortured Artist'

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September 12, 2013 AT 11:00 AM
Lady Gaga is opening up about her personal struggles in the pages of Elle magazine's latest issue. The October cover girl talks about dealing with pressure and dubious critics, and how she prepared for her forthcoming album, ARTPOP. The 27-year-old "Applause" singer even revealed that she changed her name because she couldn't be herself in the public eye.