No one is really sure what to expect from Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" video. The clip, directed by fashion photographer Nick Knight — with help from choreographer Laurieann Gibson, the Haus of Gaga, Nicola Formichetti and Mother Monster herself — makes its debut on Monday (February 28). With so little known about the video, and so much anticipation around its release, one of Gaga's closest confidants, Perez Hilton, was willing to go out on a limb and take a guess at what the sure-to-be-over-the-top clip will include.
"I expect fierce fashion and determined dancing in the 'Born This Way' video!" Perez told MTV News in an e-mail.
Perez has been teasing fans about all things "Born This Way" for weeks now. When he spoke to us earlier this month about the star's Born This Way era, the gossip blogger admitted that it really will keep fans on the edge of their seats.
"I think just by reading the lyrics that 'Born This Way' is taking things in a new direction," he explained. "Whereas 'Bad Romance' and 'Just Dance' were great first-person [songs], 'Born This Way' is very much about the you and I, the collective us, the little monsters and the world."
Lady Gaga's longtime collaborator, producer RedOne, recently echoed those sentiments, noting that for this album — and everything that goes along with it, including videos and music — Gaga is only going to top herself.
"She's growing all the time, from the day I met her," RedOne said. "Of course, she's an encyclopedia of music. She listened to all the Bruce Springsteens, all the legends, and she has music in her. But on her personal level, she's always growing and growing and growing and becoming bigger and bigger, and her vision's the same thing. She just needed this platform to put all her ideas and learning from what she's been doing [into one place], and she's doing her thing."