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A star is hatched?

Lady Gaga arrived at the 2011 Grammy Awards in a Thierry Mugler dress. Oh, and she wore it inside a gigantic dinosaur egg designed by Hussein Chalayan.

That's right, Gaga, queen of all things unexpected, was carried like Cleopatra onto the red carpet by four hunky men.

Gaga's stylist Nicola Formichetti tweeted that the singer -- who claims performing is like having sex with her fans -- chose to incubate herself until her stage appearance.

Meanwhile, she wasn't born this way. Just check out her eccentric style evolution.

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