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Lady Gaga to Anderson Cooper: 'I smoke pot while writing music'


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She’s Lady Gaga to millions of adoring fans around the world — just not in the bedroom.

"I prefer Stefani in bed," the 24-year-old superstar singer — real name Stefani Germanotta — told Anderson Cooper on "60 Minutes" Sunday.

“That would freak me out,” said Gaga, who showed up for the Grammys Sunday night in an egg-shaped capsule carried by four men.

During the interview with Cooper, Gaga laments on celebrity — "I’m a master of the art of fame” — explains her chameleon appearance — "I just didn’t want to wear clothes today" — and even 'fesses up to dabbling in drugs.

"I still smoke a lot of pot when I write music," she reveals. "So I’m not gonna, like, sugar coat it for "60 Minutes" that I’m some, like, sober human being, 'cause I’m not."

However, "I don’t want to encourage kids to do drugs," she said.

"But when you asked me about the sociology of fame and what artists do wrong — what artists do wrong is they lie. And I don’t lie. I’m not a liar. I built good will with my fans. They know who I am. And I’m just like them in so many ways."

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