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Lady Gaga says that she "became very depressed at the end of 2013"

Pop queen Lady Gaga has admitted that she’s had to fight her own battle with depression.

In an interview in the March issue of Harper's Bazaar magazine, the 27-year-old opened up about her struggle. “I became very depressed at the end of 2013,” she recalls.

“I was exhausted fighting people off. I couldn't even feel my own heartbeat. I was angry, cynical, and had this deep sadness like an anchor dragging everywhere I go.”

Gaga explained that she fought off depression by remembering her talents and that she's “a human, not a doll”.

“Depression doesn't take away your talents - it just makes them harder to find," she explained. "But I always find it. I learned that my sadness never destroyed what was great about me.

“You just have to go back to that greatness, find that one little light that’s left. I'm lucky I found one little glimmer stored away.”

Also in the interview, the singer spoke about overcoming her eating disorder and cutting ties with people who "only believe in [her] because [she] makes money."

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