Lady Gaga doesn't want a glamorous life.
The 'Born This Way'hitmaker insists she will always live in the New York neighborhood where she grew up as she was left thoroughly unimpressed after a brief stint on the Hollywood party scene.
She said: "I actually made a choice to keep my life pretty normal.
"Some point about two years ago I said to myself, 'OK, am I going to put my toe in Hollywood's pond and figure out if I want to live a glamorous life and assimilate to the glamorous lifestyle', but I really didn't want to do it.
"And I don't like Hollywood and I don't like the whole scene and I just said, 'I'm going to go home and figure out how to be the first popstar to live in the same neighborhood for the rest of their life that I grew up in', and that's what I do.
"I still live where I always lived, I still hang out and drink whisky at the same bars. I still go to the same hardware store."
Tough she uses a stage name, the eccentric star - real name Stefani Germanotta -insisted that fans always see her as she really is.
She told 2Day FM's Kyle & Jackie O Show: "I've become more and more confident as a woman and a don't make any distinction between myself as Stefani, my birth name and myself, Gaga.
"It's just a nickname, I'm the same person through and through physically. Who my fans see that's really who I am and they have never complained to me about it. If they do I will certainly be listening to it and paying attention as I want them to be happy."