The British royals enlisted Lady Gaga to join their mental health awareness campaign—drawing from the pop star’s own experience of coping with her mental health struggles.
In a new video, Prince William is shown FaceTiming with Lady Gaga from her home in California. The two chat about the importance of caring for one’s mental health, and how talking about it can break down the stigmas and shame of struggling with psychological issues.
“There’s shame attached to mental illness. You feel like something’s wrong with you,” said Gaga.
“It’s okay to have this conversation. It’s really important to have this conversation,” said Prince William. “It’s so important to break open that fear and that taboo [or else it will]only lead to more problems down the