Lady Gaga mourns friend's death to breast cancer
MIAMI – Lady Gaga was mourning the death of her friend Sonja Durham on Friday night.
The pop singer 's fans remembered Sonja from her dedication at Coachella. Her fans remembered the performance of "Edge of Glory" in honor of Durham, who died of breast cancer after it spread to her lungs and her brain.
"Watching one of my best friends in the world show unfathomable courage, strength, and positivity while battling cancer has really changed my life," Lady Gaga wrote on Instagram.
Her "Grigio Girls" track lyrics mention her friends cried for Sonja.
"I wrote a song about her on the album, it’s about how me and all of our girlfriends would get together and cry without her when she’s not around, because we love her so much," the artist said during a Radio.com interview. "We just want to be strong with her."
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Watching one of my best friends in the world show unfathomable courage, strength, and positivity while battling cancer has really changed my life. Thank you Sonja for inspiring me and all of us everyday with your joy. I love you so much it brings tears to my eyes just to think of all the years we've spent together backstage running the show, taking care of each other. You are one of a kind. I'm so proud of you. And you and Andre, your unbreakable beautiful love is what life is all about. You can see it in this photo. Wanted to share this with the world and show them what true beauty looks like. ❤#grigiogirls #sonjadurham @sonjad7777 I love you girl. I love you so much.