“I was fat and miserable, but her career was blossoming. I couldn’t even watch reruns of Seinfeld without seeing her singing in her underwear. I was happy for her, of course, but I didn’t need my ex shoved down my throat. I basically had no choice but to run. And run I did. I used to get more women when I was broke, flabby and completely wasted all the time – but those women were sloppy 22-year-olds, the kind of women who messed up my sheets and asked for cab fare in the morning.” Lady Gaga’s ex-boyfriend, Luc Carl, on what it was like when she became famous and his decision to get in shape.