Lady Gaga Speaks Out Against Weight Critics

Lady Gaga says she has gone on a diet after packing on 25 pounds, but that the decision was not made over shame regarding her newly plump figure.

"I'm dieting right now, because I gained, like, 25 pounds," Gaga told radio host Elvis Duran. "I really don't feel bad about it, not even for a second."

"I have to be on such a strict diet constantly. It's hard because it's a quite vigorous show, so I tend to bulk up, get muscular, and I really don't like that. So I'm trying to find a new balance," she added.

In the past, according to the Mother Monster, she has had to overcome eating disorders.

"I used to throw up all the time in high school, so I'm not that confident," she said at the time.

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