Lady Gaga Arrives in Giant Egg at Grammy Awards

Celebrity Style Feb. 13, 2011 AT 5:48PM
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Lady Gaga knows how to make an entrance.

The 24-year-old pop star arrived early at Sunday's Grammy Awards in L.A. -- encased in a giant egg and hoisted in the air by several scantily-clad men!

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"Gaga is in incubation," the singer's stylist Nicola Formichetti explained on Twitter. "Tonight's performance is in collaboration with Hussein Chalayan and House of Mugler."

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Once the singer and her entourage arrived on the red carpet, her creative director Laurianne Gibson and a "supermodel nurse" explained all to E! News' Ryan Seacrest as Gaga, wearing sunglasses and black gloves, waved silently from inside the opaque egg.

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The "nurse" said that Gaga was in a "creative embroynic stage and won't be born until her performance this evening." Indeed, according to a source, the performance outfit coincides with her new single, "Born This Way," which will get its TV debut during Sunday's awards show.

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Gibson wouldn't reveal what the egg was made of or what designer Gaga was wearing within. "She's been in there for a serious amount of time," Gibson said, adding that her time in the egg was a testament to "how committed" the star was to her performance.

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