Lady Gaga moved the audience of The 32nd Annual American Cinematheque Awards last night delivering her speech to the honoree of the night, none other than her A Star Is Born co-Star and director, Bradley Cooper.
In her speech Gaga reveals that while in public, Bradley referees to her by her stage name, Gaga. But in private and on set she was always Stefani to him, which sparked a wave of emotion as she recalled having to hide herself as Stefani for so long.
“I ran from Stefani for a long time. I put on a superhero cape and called myself Lady Gaga. You challenged me to deep dive into a place where I had to see her again, where I had to be Stefani again."
Also in her speech, she thanks Bradley for not only being a professional she can call on for advice, but for being a friend that she can cry with and be herself without ever being judged, claiming there will never be a director she will love like she does Bradley ever again.