Lady Gaga Guest Stars on 'The Simpsons'

'One of the coolest things I've ever done,' says pop queen

August 23, 2011 3:55 PM ET
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Lady Gaga has recorded a guest appearance for an upcoming episode of The Simpsons. The singer will turn up in an episode titled "Lisa Goes Gaga," in which the superstar comes to Springfield after learning that the entire town is suffering from poor self-esteem.

Gaga told Entertainment Weekly that she felt a bit overwhelmed and intimidated when she stopped by the Simpsons studio to record her parts. "I make music, but I don’t do voice-overs every day of the week, and their characters are so awesomely convincing and sincere and wild and funny, I had to remind myself constantly of the sincerity of the humor," says the pop queen. "That’s what I was trying to focus on, not putting on a character too much and really being as sincere as I could with the lines."

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Nevertheless, she is extremely excited about guest starring on the show, which has been on the air since she was two years old. "I would say this is one of the coolest things I’ve ever done," says Gaga. "My dad’s probably going to do 80 backflips when the episode comes out."

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