“Lady Gaga‘s mother is opening up about being a parent of someone who has struggled with mental illness.
Cynthia Germanotta spoke out about how she dealt with her daughter’s depression in Sunday’s episode of the Today show‘s digital series “Through Mom’s Eyes,” telling morning show co-host Shenielle Jones that Gaga — born Stefani Germanotta — dealt with severe bullying at school at a young age.
‘In middle school, because she was unique, she started experiencing a lot of struggles,’ Germanotta said. ‘You know, feeling isolated from events. Humiliated. Taunted. And she would start to question herself and become doubtful of her own abilities. And that’s when she developed depression.’”
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