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Lady Gaga's Mom Opens Up About Her Daughter's Depression & Bullying in School

Lady Gaga's Mom Opens Up About Her Daughter's Depression & Bullying in School

Lady Gaga‘s mom, Cynthia, is opening up about her daughter’s struggles growing up.

The mother of the “Bad Romance” singer opened up with Shenielle Jones for this week’s episode of Today‘s digital series, Through Mom’s Eyes.

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“I knew some of it, but there’s some of it that she didn’t share because she was either embarrassed or afraid to tell me, and that was a little hard to hear. And then in middle school, because she was unique, she started experiencing a lot of struggles. You know, feeling isolated from events, humiliated, taunted. And that’s when she developed depression,” Cynthia explained.

“We tried our best as parents to help her, but [we] didn’t know everything.”

“I felt where I made mistakes was I didn’t really know the warning signs to look for,” she added of Gaga‘s mental health.

READ MORE: Lady Gaga Reveals She Developed PTSD After Being ‘Repeatedly Raped’ at 19

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