Today, if you’re fond of both eggs and prayer, you’re not alone. HBO is teasing new documentary-style footage of Lady Gaga praying backstage, as the network counts down to its May 7 broadcast of ‘Lady Gaga Presents The Monster Ball Tour: At Madison Square Garden.’
The black-and-white clip is essentially a monologue, as Gaga faces her dressing-room mirror and gets some pretty intense emotions off her chest, while wiping makeup off her face. If you’ve ever seen Madonna‘s ‘Truth or Dare,’ prepare for some déjà vu.
Gaga, 25, explains that although her monstrously successful tour has reached the biggest venue in her hometown of Manhattan, she struggles with insecurity: “I still sometimes feel like a loser kid in high school” (she attended a New York City all-girls Roman Catholic academy, Convent of the Sacred Heart). Watch the ‘Born This Way’ singer wrestle with what it all means, and pray for courage:
By: Christine Fenno