Lady GaGa appears refreshingly normal as she reveals: 'I want a husband and children'

Without her usual bizarre outfit, outrageous make-up and eye-popping headgear, it's hard to tell that this is Lady GaGa at all.

With tumbling blonde curls and a sexy corset, the Bad Romance singer is virtually unrecognisable - in fact she looks more like a supermodel

Only the tattoo on her left bicep gives the game away as Stefani Germanott graces the cover of the January edition of Elle magazine.

Lady Gaga

Refreshing: Lady GaGa appears without crazy make-up and clothes on the front cover of the January issue of Elle, and talks about having children

And to go with her fresh-faced image, the kooky 23-year-old was refreshingly normal in an interview, talking about her future, having children and old jobs waiting tables.

She said: 'In eight to 10 years, I want to have babies for my Dad to hold, grandkids.

'And I want to have a husband who loves and supports me, just the way anyone else does. I would never leave my career for a man right now, and I would never follow a man around.'

Talking about being a waitress, she said: 'I was really good at it. I always got big tips. I always wore heels to work!

'I told everybody stories, and for customers on dates, I kept it romantic. It’s kind of like performing.'

Lady Gaga

Kooky: The singer normally appears in bizarre outfits with dramatic stage shows

The star also revealed how stress affects her.

'I get all the symptoms of a pregnant woman. I get headaches, I get tired, I get blurred vision sometimes during a really intense session with [her creative team] the Haus.'

She added: 'My album covers are not sexual at all, which was an issue at my record label. I fought for months, and I cried at meetings. 

'They didn’t think the photos were commercial enough…The last thing a young woman needs is another picture of a sexy pop star writhing in sand, covered in grease, touching herself.'

And she also explained why she fakes her own death on stage: 'I feel that if I can show my demise artistically to the public, I can somehow cure my own legend.

'I can show you so you’re not looking for it. I’m dying for you on domestic television—here’s what it looks like, so no one has to wonder.'

Lady Gaga

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