Lady Gaga hides her "Poker Face" at a press conference in Malta. Photo: Rene Rossignaud, Pacific Coast News

Sure Lady Gaga is known for her traffic-stopping wardrobe (or lack thereof!), but has the blonde taken her attention-grabbing antics too far? As in wearing a full face mask ... to speak publicly? (Was she just popping by before a fencing match?)

At the press conference for MTV's "Isle of MTV - Malta Special," Gaga informs the press about her face-covering accessory: "it's not just a mask, it's a contemporary art piece."

With her voice muffled by the "contemporary art piece," Gaga attempted to talk about her inspiration, which includes photographer Helmut Newton -- no surprise there.

She keeps mum about her favorite fashion designer, but says she is currently into the fashion at sex shops. (Big shocker!)

Appropriately then, the 23-year old singer wore a bondage-inspired dress with black leather gloves of two different lengths.

While we're all for fashion experimentation, we think Gaga has taken her hit single "Poker Face" a bit too literally!

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