Lady Gaga was in the MTV spotlight on Thursday for the MTV First: Lady Gaga special in which fans were treated to an extended version of the new Lady Gaga promo for the MTV Video Music Awards and a behind the scenes look at the shoot.
According to MTV, Lady Gaga revealed that her VMA promo was a candid look at life with friends when not on tour. MTV was on hand at the VMA shoot with Lady Gaga who shared her thoughts on the new promo. “I really wanted it to be real,” said Gaga, “and I knew that MTV wanted it to be a true documentation of my life. And as someone that lives halfway between reality and fantasy, so do all my friends.”
Following the video premiere of the latest Lady Gaga single, “You And I”, Gaga added that she will open the MTV VMAs on August 28 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.
Check out the full MTV VMA promo with Lady Gaga below: