Lady Gaga: Drugs Inspired Me
But she doesn't need them, okay?
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 27, 2010 11:26 AM CDT
Lady Gaga performs on the NBC "Today" television program in New York Friday, July 9, 2010.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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(Newser) – Lady Gaga: not a huge fan of sex, but apparently she is (or at least was) a big fan of drugs. The singer, who recently admitted she still does cocaine occasionally, tells Q magazine that while using drugs in 2005, “I really figured out the art I wanted to make and was inspired," ContactMusic.com reports. Conveniently enough, though, “once you open those doors they're open forever,” she explains, and anyone who says they need drugs to be creative is “full of shit.”

“What always made me different is that if I was doing drugs I was also making music. I wasn't just doing drugs,” she says of her past. And now, “I'm not some chick on the road getting high and fucked up every night. I wake up, drink coffee, and get on the phone to talk about the creative direction of the next video.”