Last Lap: What’s Been Weighing On Lady Gaga’s Mind Lately?

One American Idol alum is entering a different kind of competition, a British songstress opens up her home to Prince, and Paramore prepares to tour with Fall Out Boy.

  • In a new interview, Lady Gaga revealed that she struggled with depression toward the end of last year. Following negative reviews of ARTPOP, the singer admits she had to re-evaluate some of her relationships in order to move on. At least she ended up being as empowered as we know she can be! [Idolator]
  • Well, it’s official. Clay Aiken has tossed his hat into the congressional ring, announcing his run against U.S. representative Renee Ellmers. So if any North Carolina voters are reading this, make sure to vote the American Idol ticket! [Spin]
  • Prince is popping up in unexpected places these days, including the home of a British singer. Lianne La Havas recently allowed the Purple One to give a press conference at her house, and she’s still beside herself about the experience. [NME]
  • Fall Out Boy and Paramore are heading on tour together this year, so you know there will be some epic pranks involved! [MTV News]