Lady Gaga to take Piers Morgan on after he questioned her PTSD claims

Lady Gaga has agreed to be interviewed by Piers Morgan after he challenged her claims that she has post-traumatic stress disorder.

The Good Morning Britain host has dismissed the American singer’s claims that she suffers from the condition following a sexual assault as “vain-glorious nonsense”.

She revealed her PTSD diagnosis for the first time in a segment on US breakfast show Today earlier this month.

Talking to young people at a shelter for LGBT youth about how she uses meditation to help her “calm down”, she said: “I have a mental illness and I struggle with that mental illness every day.

“I suffer from PTSD. I’ve never told anyone that before.”

Tweeting a link to a story about Gaga’s PTSD announcement, Morgan said:

He also appeared to suggest that he was sceptical about both Gaga and Madonna’s claims that they have been sexually assaulted, telling a follower:

Gaga wrote to Morgan on Twitter, offering to educate him on why women do not go to the police about their assaults, saying:

After Gaga agreed to an interview, the TV host wrote:

We will have to wait and see if this interview actually goes ahead…

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