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Lady Gaga has gender-bending VMA opening

Lady Gaga performs in Rome's Circo Massimo as

Lady Gaga performs in Rome's Circo Massimo as part of the 2011 Europride. (June 11, 2011) Photo Credit: Getty Images

Lady Gaga sure knows how to make an entrance.

She kicked off MTV's Video Music Awards last night in male drag, with a expletive-filled monologue channeling Andrew Dice Clay, to an audience of seemingly stunned superstars, including Britney Spears and Katie Holmes, before she kicked into her current single “You and I” with Queen's Brian May.

“That started off weird,” said Kevin Hart.

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