VMAs 2011: Lady Gaga As Jo Calderone (PHOTOS)

08/28/2011 09:39 pm ET | Updated Oct 28, 2011

Lady Gaga decided to eschew meat for man at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, transforming into her greaser alter ego, Joe Calderone. She totally committed to her show-opening act, talking in a tough voice and putting on the full badass act before launching into song.

Check out the performance below, and then a slideshow of the look below.

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Lady Gaga Performs At The 2011 Video Music Awards