Lady Gaga caused a stir when she admitted to Vanity Fair that she occasionally does cocaine, and now she defends her drug use to Q magazine (via Contact Music) on the basis that it helped her creatively.
“[Using drugs] I really figured out the art I wanted to make and was inspired,” she said. “Some people find inspiration in dark places. I guess I’m one of them. What always made me different is that if I was doing drugs I was also making music. I wasn’t just doing drugs.”
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