In a recent article for The Guardian, a few quotes from Lana Del Rey painted a bleak picture. The article starts off with Lana saying, “I wish I was dead already” before elaborating, “I don’t want to have to keep doing this. But I am… That’s just how I feel. If it wasn’t that way, then I wouldn’t say it.”
Lana also talks about life on the road, her new album, relationships, and almost working with Lou Reed, but the focus of the story was clear, especially with a headline like this:
The quotes got picked up by many other media outlets, and today Lana took to Twitter with her reaction. Read her tweets below (now deleted).
UPDATE: The Guardian writer has responded to Lana Del Rey’s reaction. Tim Jonze—who Lana confused for Ultraviolence reviewer Alexis Petridis in her tweets—has released an essay, and a two minute audio clip where you can hear Lana’s verbatim response to his controversial line of questioning.
Listen to the clip below, and read the essay in its entirety here.