Music Video Premiere: Lady Gaga featuring Beyonce, "Telephone" (with video)

Thursday night at 11:30 p.m. EST, the highly anticipated Lady Gaga and Beyonce video "Telephone" made its world premiere. The nearly 10-minute extravaganza directed by Jonas Åkerlund was inspired by the work of Quentin Tarantino — Kill Bill in particular. (The actual pussy wagon even makes an appearance.) They story picks up where Gaga's "Paparazzi" video left off: The singer is in jail for murdering her boyfriend, and it takes a fierce Beyonce to bail her out. From there the gal-pals go on a wacky, dance-filled crime spree that includes Gaga wearing her trademark crazy outfits and making sandwiches. Lady Gaga has been drumming up the anticipation herself saying, “I feel so sorry for the 'Bad Romance' video because the 'Telephone' video is so much better.”

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