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Lady Gaga remembers Clarence Clemons as her 'godly father figure'
Lady Gaga is struggling to come to terms with
the loss of saxophonist Clarence Clemons because the late musician
was "like a father figure" to her.
The pop superstar formed a special bond with
Bruce Springsteen's longtime E Street Band player Clemons while
recording and filming the video for her hit single The Edge of
Glory, but he suffered a stroke in June (11) and passed away days
later at the age of 69.
Gaga recalls the time she spent with him
fondly and insists she revelled in the power of his presence.
In an interview on talk show The View on
Monday (01Aug11), she says, "He really was kinda like a father
figure, he really was, and the very brief time that I got to spend
with him, I'd say we had like, six wonderful months of really close
friendship, Clarence and I.
"He really changes your life so quickly and
you don't know why, you can't explain it but he just has this godly
spirit about him, you feel like you're in the presence of something