The `Marry the Night` hitmaker insists she had no problem performing in her underwear and found the experience "exciting" because it helped her earn money to further her career.
She explained: "It`s quite exhilarating to dress in your underwear and have men coo over you all night. It`s quite liberating, if you`re into that sort of thing.
"Some people don`t like it but for me, I was getting paid to perform so I was very excited.
"I was getting 400 bucks a night, so I could go to Kinko`s and get the expensive paper and get it laser-printed and make nice flyers, not like the ones everyone else had. And get my demo tapes copied."
In 2008, Gaga caused a stir when she performed at a music conference in Los Angeles but she revealed she clashed with her record label because they didn`t like her image.
She recalled to Britain`s Elle magazine: "I put everything I had into this one outfit. And the label called and said `She has to change her clothes. She always wears the same thing.`
"And I said, `Don`t you want people to recognise me? And remember me? I`ll be the girl with the very heavy bangs and the platinum blonde fringe and the black suit with big shoulders and the stick in her hand.` People remembered it."