Marisa Tomei Hilariously Performs Dramatic Reading of Lady Gaga’s ‘Bad Romance’: Watch

Lady Macbeth this was not. Marisa Tomei hilariously channeled her inner Lady Gaga with a dramatic reading of “Bad Romance” on the Late Show With Stephen Colbert on Thursday, March 30. Watch the video above to see the funny moment!

The Captain America: Civil War alum, 52, tackled the odd task after Colbert, also 52, brought up a 2011 Rolling Stone interview in which the “Million Reasons” songstress said she’d love for Tomei to play her in a biopic.

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Tomei, who looked flattered, then launched into a dramatic reading of Gaga’s 2009 hit “Poker Face,” with Colbert lending his voice to a few key lines in the gag biopic script made only of Gaga lyrics.

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Marisa Tomei performs a dramatic reading of Lady Gaga’s Poker Face on ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.’

“I won’t tell you that I love you. Kiss or hug you,” Colbert prompted. Without missing a beat, Tomei returned with, “I’m bluffing with my muffin. I’m not lying. I’m just staying with my love, glue-gunnin’.”

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“M-m-m-m-m. Poker face. Poker face,” Colbert said, trying to keep a straight face.

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Lady Gaga performs onstage during the Pepsi Zero Sugar Super Bowl LI Halftime Show at NRG Stadium on Feb. 5, 2017 in Houston, TX. Christopher Polk/Getty Images

“I want your ugly. I want your disease. I want your everything, as long as it’s free,” Tomei announced with flourish.

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In the original Rolling Stone interview, Gaga, 31, explained that her admiration of the Oscar winner goes way back. “Oh, you know what, I would have Marisa Tomei play me,” Gaga said at the time. “I am such a Marisa Tomei fan.”

Added Mama Monster, “All my friends call me Marisa when I get angry. Because my New York accent just flies out of my body and I start smacking my gum.” (Tomei’s role in 1992 flick My Cousin Vinny involved plenty of gum smacking.) 

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