Lady Gaga says she’s taking a ‘rest’ from music

The singer said that she'll still be creating during a break from music. "It doesn't mean I don't have some things up my sleeve," said Gaga.

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga speaks during a press conference for "Gaga: Five Foot Two" on day 2 of the Toronto International Film Festival at the TIFF Bell Lightbox on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, in Toronto. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga attends a press conference for "Gaga: Five Foot Two" on day 2 of the Toronto International Film Festival at the TIFF Bell Lightbox on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, in Toronto. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga appears during a camera call before the press conference for "Gaga: Five Foot Two" at the Toronto International Film Festival, in Toronto on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga appears during a camera call before the press conference for "Gaga: Five Foot Two" at the Toronto International Film Festival, in Toronto on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)

TORONTO | Lady Gaga says that she’s planning to take a “rest” from music and “slow down for a moment for some healing.”

The pop star was at in Toronto on Friday for a pair of concerts and to premiere a Netflix documentary about herself, “Gaga: Five Foot Two.” The film, playing at the Toronto International Film Festival, chronicles her life, last year’s Super Bowl performance and her struggle with chronic pain.

Gaga teared up speaking to reporters about her health issues. “It’s hard,” she said, “but it’s liberating too.”

The singer said that she’ll still be creating during a break from music. “It doesn’t mean I don’t have some things up my sleeve,” said Gaga.

Gaga recently shot a remake of “A Star is Born,” co-starring Bradley Cooper.