Lady Gaga Talks Relationships After Taylor Kinney Split: ‘Women Love Very Hard’

Let's talk about love. Lady Gaga opened up about relationships in a new interview on CBS Sunday Morning, reflecting on the end of her engagement to Chicago Fire actor Taylor Kinney earlier this year.

"I think women love very hard. We love men. We just love with everything we have," the "Million Reasons" singer, 30, told CBS News correspondent Lee Cowan Sunday, November 27. "And sometimes I don't know that that love is met with the type of dignity that we wish it would be met with. You know, we're not trying to make you less of a man. We just want you to love us as deeply and as wholesomely and as fully as we love you."

The couple, who got engaged on Valentine's Day 2015, separated this past July after five years together. Gaga later told fans that the split may only be temporary. "Taylor and I have always believed we are soulmates," she wrote on Instagram July 20. "Just like all couples we have ups and downs, and we have been taking a break. We are both ambitious artists, hoping to work through long-distance and complicated schedules to continue the simple love we have always shared. Please root us on. We're just like everybody else and we really love each other."

Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney
Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney pose at Tupelo on March 12, 2016 in Park City, Utah. Fred Hayes/Getty Images

The Golden Globe–winning American Horror Story actress also candidly discussed the downsides of fame during the Sunday Morning interview. With tears in her eyes, she explained, "I miss people. I miss, you know, going anywhere and meeting a random person and saying, 'Hi,' and having a conversation about life. I love people."

Gaga continued, "As soon as I go out into the world, I belong, in a way, to everyone else. It's legal to follow me. It's legal to stalk me at the beach. And I can't call the police or ask them to leave. And I took a long, hard look at that property line, and I said, 'Well, if I can't be free out there, I can be free in [my heart].'"

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