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Before plopping behind the piano to perform her song 'You and I,' Gaga chatted up the crowd as her chain-smoking, crotch-grabbing "Jo Calderone" alter ego, talking about herself from the perspective of an unkempt New Yawk dude.
"When she gets on that stage, she holds nothing back," Calderone barked, his accent thicker than the grease in his hair. "The big, round, deep spotlight follows her wherever she goes."
Watch Lady Gaga Perform 'You and I' at the 2011 VMAs