The US eccentric mega star has revealed her fight with mental illness. She made this known during her visit to the Ali Forney Center, a shelter for homeless LGBT youths.

The star singer who has never disclosed her mental experience with anyone surprisingly shared it with the kids in her foundation as they observe the ShareKindness campaign.

Lady gaga explained how she received a lot of kindness from her doctor, family and friends that is why she is alive today. The 30 year-old revealed that she suffers from mental illness and struggles with it every day.

“Kindness, to me, is an action of love or a showing of love to someone else. I also believe that kindness is the cure to violence and hatred around the world.”
Some of the youths shared their experiences on how they were able to survive rejections family and friends because someone shew them kindness.

She lauded them for their strength and courage to persevere and overcome. ShareKindness campaign is aimed at celebrating acts of kindness, big or small.