- “I was acutely aware of some photos on the internet — my mom called me and was like, ‘Did you gain weight?’ — everybody was telling me about it, and I didn’t really care.
“I thought, well I don’t really care if they think I’m fat, because, quite honestly, I did gain about 30 pounds.
“Adele is bigger than me — how come nobody says anything about it? She’s so wonderful and I think her confidence is something I have to match. She has set the bar very high for a lot of woman. I need to be a confident woman and just say politically active things when I can that are helpful to young people.
“We should all make an effort to be nice to one another all the time,”
Asked what her beauty mantra is, Lady Gaga said:
- “Sit in front of the mirror with all of the paints and colors and wigs that you have at your disposal, and just have a real talk with yourself. ‘What do I not like about me?’ And then, peer into the mirror — and just f-cking draw right over it because that’s what makeup is here for. We’re not all perfect — it’s meant to be fun so we can bond as women, and say, ‘You know, what? We don’t all feel perfect, but did you try that lipstick? It’s divine.'”