"I wouldn't have been as successful without him. I've never really loved anyone like I loved him. Or like I love him. That relationship really shaped me. It made me into a fighter," the Daily Star quoted her as telling Rolling Stone magazine.
She added: "I don't want to talk about him ... he's too precious to talk about... (It was) love. But, you know, I don't really know much about love. I suppose if I knew everything about love, I wouldn't be good at making music, would I?"