updated 08/25/2015 AT 8:16 PM ET
•originally published 08/29/2011 AT 1:15 PM ET
Lada Gaga was a no-show at Sunday s MTV Video Music Awards – but she sent her chain smoking male alter-ego, Jo Calderone, in her place.
With his black suit and pompadour, the greaser bears little resemblance to Gaga herself. In fact, he could have been mistaken for some other famous men.