Lady Gaga Sends Out Decoy While She Sleeps Ahead Of 'Born This Way Ball' Show

16 August 2012, 13:51 | Updated: 16 August 2012, 14:20

The 'You & I' star later emerged to meet fans ahead of her latest world tour show.

Lady Gaga tried an unusual method of getting some sleep in ahead of her concert in Romania earlier today when she sent a friend outside of her tour bus dressed up as a decoy.

The 'Marry The Night' singer arrived in Bucharest, Romania earlier today (16th August) ready for her concert at the Piata Constitutiei, and sent a the friend out dressed up in a sheer black costume similar to many of her usual outfits.

However Gaga's many fans waiting to see the star were undeterred, and flocked around her when she emerged from the vehicle after catching a reported four hours of sleep.

While making her way into the venue Lady Gaga was pictured dressed in a striking baroque style black minidress and dark shades, while wearing her hair down in a bright orange style.

Check out a picture of Lady Gaga in Bucharest, Romania this week below (Credit: Rex Features):

Last night (15th August) Gaga released an open statement on her fan social networking website to address the recent backlash about her supposed wearing of real fur over the past week, refusing to confirm whether or not she had worn real or faux fur and telling fans and the press, "I respect your views, please respect mine".

This week also saw Gaga announced that she has teamed up with Kendrick Lamar for a duet from his new album called' Partynauseous', which is set to be released on 6th September.

Lady Gaga is currently working on her own new album, the follow-up to 2011's 'Born This Way', which she has teased will be called 'ARTPOP'.

Lady Gaga's 'Born This Way Ball' is set to move on for a performance in Vienna, Austria this Saturday (18th August).