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In the music video for her newest single, “Paparazzi,” Lady Gaga plays, well, Lady Gaga: a star who celebrity gossip photographers love to follow.

So what’s life like behind the cameras?

According to Kerry Rhodes, a safety for the New York Jets, who plays a cop in the video, life pretty much imitates art when it comes to Lady G.

Lady Gaga at SAGs

While he describes Gaga as “reserved,” “focused” and “cool,” he admits that the scene around the budding dance-pop icon can be pretty crazy.

“The shoot was ridiculous!” he said.

“Everywhere you turned there was a dead body – not real! – a really big horse-looking dog, and a half-naked model, which was cool.”

As cool as Lady Gaga nude? That’s in the eye of the beholder.

Rhodes explains that he knew the shoot would be “something out of the ordinary,” and, of course, he’s a fan of the 23-year-old celebrity.

“She’s very talented,” he says. “She’s something different for music lovers to listen to.”

That said, don’t expect the Jets to warm up to “P-p-p-pokerface” any time soon. When asked if Gaga plays in the locker room, Rhodes laughed, “Not a chance!”

Still, he’ll have good stories to tell his fellow NFL players. One of his favorites: “When I was in main dressing room changing and Lady and I bumped into each other mid-change!” he exclaims, before laughing, “No, there was no funny stuff!”

No word on whether her random boyfriend Speedy was on hand.