She also “couldn’t say enough” about the film’s “incredible cast”—which includes Driver, Jared Leto, Salma Hayek, and Al Pacino, and more—and their performances too, especially Driver’s. “I love working with Adam Driver,” she raved. “Every day he made me laugh. He made me cry. He was wildly intelligent.”
Still, when the film was over, Gaga said she was ready to “let go” of the “tremendously complicated” character once and for all.
“When I got on that plane back from Italy, I threw out my cigarettes. I threw out the booze, I landed in L.A. and cleaned my life up because I couldn’t live that way anymore,” she told the New York Times. “It was killing me because it was killing her.”