Rolling Stone learned a lot about Lana Del Rey in the two days they spent with her for their cover story. There was a lot that didn’t make the final cut, so they decided to share some other things that the singer told; her penchant for older guys, intense relationships, Bruce Springsteen’s “I’m on Fire,” the lyric her parents freaked out about and much more.
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Del Rey just turned 29 – not 28, as it’s usually reported – but she denies responsibility for shaving off a year.
“People have said different ages,” she says with impressive vagueness.
She never met Lady Gaga, although they were part of the same downtown scene.
“Her manager, Bob Leone, was a confidante of mine, and he gave me a two-month scholarship to a songwriting class and put me on a list of Monday night lineups at the Cutting Room. We played a couple of shows together, but never met.”
As for the early leaked Del Rey song “So Legit,” which comes off as a direct attack on Gaga (“Stefani, you suck”)? “That was a misunderstanding,” she says. Or maybe it was just not supposed to be heard by anyone? She just laughs.
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