Lana Del Rey Covers ‘Rolling Stone,’ Talks ‘SNL’ Performance And ‘The Guardian’ Comments

Christina Lee | July 16, 2014 9:59 am

Lana Del Rey covers the latest issue of Rolling Stone, on stands July 18. Shot by Theo Warner, who also snapped Miley Cyrus last year, the Ultraviolence diva stares straight ahead while laying in bed and holding a grey cat close underneath the covers, appearing (almost) as a self-described homebody.

Based on snippets from her cover story, Del Rey may be fine with that. She talked to RS about how music-biz friends distanced themselves from her after her poorly-received Saturday Night Live performance – the sort of criticism that she would later find freeing, as she has said in other interviews. She also addressed her recent “I wish I was dead” statements, blaming The Guardian for leading questions but also adding, “I find that most people I meet figure I kind of want to kill myself anyway.”

According to the magazine, Del Rey even tried to back out of the cover story plans. “I feel like maybe we should wait until there’s something good to talk about,” she said. See another photo from inside the issue after the jump, then get the full scoop (so far) at RS.

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