Lady Gaga Posts Instagram Tribute to Friend Who Died from Cancer

21 Mai, 2017, 06:44 | Author: Lucrece Courtet
  • Durham who had been friends with Gaga- real name Stefani Germanotta- since she was 23 was diagnosed with cancer in 2012 and in recent months it had spread to her lungs and brain

Singer Lady Gaga has written an emotional tribute to her longtime friend and former assistant Sonja Durham after learning that she has passed away after battling cancer for a long time. She talked about the "unbreakable" and "beautiful love" between Sonja and Andre. A post shared by xoxo, Gaga (@ladygaga) on May 18, 2017 at 3:56pm PDT Sonja Durham and Andre Dubois were just married in the spring of 2017.

Gaga, who wrote the "Joanne" album track "Grigio Girls" for Durham, shared a photo of her friend on Instagram, writing: "Watching one of my best friends in the world show unfathomable courage, strength, and positivity while battling cancer has really changed my life".

Yesterday, Gaga took to Instagram to pay tribute to Sonja.

She also dedicated an acoustic version of "Edge of Glory" to Sonja during her headlining gig at Coachella. I love you so much.

"You are one of a kind", she continued. Before she sang the song, she fought back the tears and said that she was singing the song for her close friend, Sonja, who was very sick. "I'm so proud of you", she added.

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In her post on Thursday Gaga wrote: 'And you and Andre, your unbreakable handsome love is what life is all about. Wanted to share this with the world and show them what true beauty looks like. They managed to pull off the nuptials in two weeks and Sonja later thanked her "guardian angel" Gaga.

We're sending our thoughts and condolences to Gaga and all of Sonja's loved ones during this hard time. Their friendship went back nearly a decade.

Recently, Gaga helped Sonja plan her wedding to her partner Andrew Dubois. "We just want to be strong with her".

Durham had been battling cancer since 2012 and in recent months it had metastasized in her lungs and in her brain.


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