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Lady Gaga performs 'Judas' live at Cannes film festival [Pictures]

May 11, 2011 |  2:36 pm

Lady Gaga performs at the Cannes International Film Festival

Lady Gaga talks to fans at the Cannes Festival Lady Gaga gave fans an unexpected thrill with a rehearsal performance on the palm-lined waterfront at the 64th annual Cannes International Film Festival, which opened Wednesday in France.

The "surprise" performance was actually a rehearsal for a gig on the TV show "Le Grand Journal" that happened later in the evening. Clad in a casual-for-Gaga black ensemble, below, the singer arrived with several bodyguards at the Canal+ studio on the Croisette.

Lady Gaga arrives in Cannes

 

Gaga performed her new tune "Judas" for the TV show, the Hollywood Reporter said, then joined the "Grand Journal" host onstage for a live interview.

"It was so lovely performing with the ocean," she said. "I would’ve liked to have jumped in after the performance!"

After the televised performance and still wearing one of her elaborate costumes, she talked to fans and signed autographs.

For movie coverage out of Cannes, check out 24 Frames.

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-- Christie D'Zurilla

Reuters contributed to this report.

Top photo: Lady Gaga performs "Judas" in Cannes, France. Credit: Yves Herman / Reuters

Right photo: Lady Gaga visits with fans on opening day of the 64th annual Cannes International Film Festival. Credit: Yves Herman / Reuters

Left photo: Lady Gaga arrives on site at the waterfront in Cannes, France, to rehearse a performance for the TV show "Le Grand Journal." Credit: Michael Buckner / Getty Images

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