Lady GaGa's (Sorta) Naked Past

Lady GaGa's (Sorta) Naked Past-photo

Lady GaGa is currently demonstrating her ability to top charts the world over, dazzle with her daring fashion tastes and—perhaps most noteable—turn 17-year-old David Archuleta's face beet-red.

But it wasn't always high-brow hijinks for 22-year-old GaGa, whose real name is Joanne Stefani Germanotta.

"I was a burlesque dancer in New York, (but I was) never naked—unless it was by accident," GaGa tells U.K. mag New. "It was performance art."

"I used to do it with my girl friend Lady Starlight," the singer/fashion maverick continues. "We would wear matching bikinis and go-go dance to Black Sabbath records and Metallica and Pentagram, whatever it was that we were into at the time. And light hairspray on fire."

Geez. That couldn't have been good for the environment, Lady.

The pop singer topped the Australian and Canadian charts last fall with her infectious floor-filler, "Just Dance."

The single has been atop both the U.S. and U.K. charts for the past three weeks. No small feat for an artist relying on pure pop in an age where the best-selling acts are rappers like Lil Wayne and T.I., along with tried-and-true rock bands such as Coldplay, AC/DC and Radiohead.

So perhaps it comes as somewhat of a revelation to find out that Germanotta is a bit of a headbanger.

"I love heavy metal," she admits. "That's really what I listen to now on my downtime."

Rock on, lady.

And to help everyone else rock on, here's the video for Lady GaGa's new single, "Poker Face":



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  • Sami

    I Love You GaGa

  • ladygagalover

    i love her real name it is pretty and flows

  • lorna2k9xx

    omg cnt believ u real name is Joanne Stefani Germanotta were yhoo a man befour !! !m mmmm i wounder

  • Bellamy Bros.
    Bellamy Bros.


  • amaryllis moore
    amaryllis moore

    your songs are good your hair isnt you should brown hair

  • colin mawer
    colin mawer

    did u used to be a man in the past

  • daave2

    id love to take her out for the night! damn baby keep it up

  • buzzgent

    Take it all off, baby!!!!!

  • ddavenport

    Rock on, Lady GaGa!



  • bawwow

    she's one fierce biatch!