Thursday, August 4, 2011

'I couldn't speak for 48 hours': Lady Gaga reveals her devastation after learning of Amy Winehouse's death

I couldn't speak: Lady Gaga reveals how devastated she was when she heard about Amy Winehouse passing away

Lady Gaga has revealed she was so devastated by Amy Winehouse’s death she couldn’t speak for 48 hours.

The Judas singer appeared on The View chat show, which aired in the U.S. earlier today, and spoke of her grief, even though she never met the Back To Black singer.

She told the panel: ‘I am just so devastated and so sad and I really could not speak for 48 hours straight I was in such shock.’

'Most lovely and kind': Lady Gaga revealed how much she loved Amy, despite never meeting her, as she appeared on The View chat show

Lady Gaga then went on to explain how a lesson should be learnt from the death of the singer, who she described as ‘the most lovely and nice and kind woman’.

She told the ladies of the ABC panel: ‘I think the most unfortunate thing about it all is the way that the media spins things, like we can learn from Amy's death.

‘I don't feel that Amy needed to learn any lessons. I felt that the lesson was for the world to be kinder to the superstar.’

Black and white: The 25-year-old singer donned a dogtooth patterned outfit for her interview on The View where she gave some frank responses and spoke about Amy Winehouse

‘Everybody was so hard on her, and everything that I knew about her was that she was the most lovely and nice and kind woman.’

The outspoken singer also said: ‘You know, you can't have it both ways. You can't enjoy listening to someone sing sad songs about the blues and heartbreak and then not expect them to be truly heartbroken.’

Lady Gaga, who is currently on a promotional tour for her new single, spoke about Amy just last week on Omaha 94.1 Radio during an interview where she revealed she was often mistaken for the soul singer before she herself found fame.

Drug problem: The panel discussed the Back to Black singer's battle with drugs and Lady Gaga spoke out about how she managed to quit hard drugs

After hearing the news of Amy’s death Lady Gaga took to Twitter and posted: ‘Amy changed pop music forever, I remember knowing there was hope, and feeling not alone because of her. She lived jazz, she lived the blues.’

Take it away: Lady Gaga jumped on the piano and started singing to the audience and talk show hosts

Gaga, who has admitted to using hard drugs in the past, said she no longer did drugs apart from being an occasional user of marijuana saying ‘I am a little bit part of the green club’.

She explained how she stopped using hard drugs when her father called her out.

She said: ‘My dad was like, “I know what you're doing, and just so you know, I did it and I lost every friend and everything that I ever had while I did it.” He shared with me his life story and his struggle, so that was what ultimately changed my life. Honestly it was the best thing that happened. I never went back.’

Performance: Lady Gaga singing 'You and I' on ABC's The View after her interview

Matching fabric: Miss Gaga matched her outfit with the piano for the amazing performance

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