Lady Gaga says Elton John has been her ‘mentor for a long time’

Lady Gaga says Elton John has been her ‘mentor for a long time’

Lady Gaga has spoken about her friendship with Elton John and how making the new record helped her heal from past trauma.

“He’s been my mentor for a long time,” Gaga told Apple Music’s Zane Lowe. “I mean, he’s always challenged me to keep my head above water and it’s something that I always appreciate is that he knows when I’m down. He just does. And he knows because I hide, because I never want anyone to see me when I’m like that,” she said.

“Elton’s always really challenged me to take care of my artistry and to really take care of myself. And I really, really honour that about him. He is so, so uniquely special.”

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