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Lady Gaga Says She Was "Depressed" to Be Herself Before Recording "Chromatica"

Lady Gaga might seem emotionally bulletproof, but in recent years she's dealt with some tough times. "I used to wake up every day and remember I was Lady Gaga -- and then I would get depressed," she told Billboard about her life after the Joanne World Tour ended in 2018. "I was peeling all the layers of the onion in therapy, so as you dig deeper, you get closer to the core, and the core of the onion stinks." Things were quite serious, she adds: "My existence in and of itself was a threat to me. I thought about really dark s**t every single day." Luckily, music became her savior. "I’m a savage when I want to write a pop song," she explains and added how much it means to her that she rediscovered here talent. "I would cry and go, 'There it is -- hi! How’s it going? Why do you get to hide?'" 


Gucci Is Now Selling Dirt- and Grass-Stained Overalls for $1,400

Gucci is now selling a pre-stained denim pair of overalls that costs $1,400, according to UPI. The "eco washed organic denim overall" on sale on the brand's site looks like they're stained with dirt and grass. The clothing is part of the upcoming, grunge-inspired fall and winter's men's collection. According to Gucci, the overalls are "specifically treated for a stained-like, distressed effect."  For those who want the dirt and grass-stained look without wearing overalls, pre-stained jeans are also available for the lower price of $1,200

 


Carole Baskin Sued by Missing Husband's Family for Defamation Over "DWTS" Jokes

Another catfight is brewing between Carole Baskin and the family of her missing husband, Don Lewis. ET reports that Lewis' three daughters and his former assistant are suing her for defamation over jokes that were made about his disappearance on Dancing With the Stars. In court documents, the plaintiffs claim Baskin didn't condemn or correct comments made about Lewis on DWTS, such as when judge Bruno Tonioli told her that she "didn't quite kill the paso doble." They also say she was complicit in defaming Lewis during an appearance on Good Morning America this month when she quipped that she'd "really kill it next week" dancing to "Eye of the Tiger" on the long-running reality show. In 1998, Carole settled a libel and slander suit from one of Lewis' daughters for $50,000.


Post Malone, Lil Nas X, Billie Eilish & Khalid Lead 2020 Billboard Music Award Nominations

The nominations for the 2020 Billboard Music Awards were revealed Tuesday, with Post Malone, Lil Nas X, Billie Eilish, and Khalid racking up the most nods. Post Malone walked away with 16 nominations--one less than the 17 he racked up last year. He's followed by Lil Nas X with 13 nominations, while Billie Eilish and Khalid are tied for third with 12 apiece. Other A-list artists nominated in multiple categories this year are Lizzo with 11, Kanye West with nine, Taylor Swift with six, and Justin Bieber with four. This year's Billboard Music Awards will be hosted by Kelly Clarkson and will air live from Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena on Wednesday, October 14 on NBC.