'Buona notte': Lady Gaga mourns the death of her godfather as she shares a photo of herself as a newborn baby with him
12:11 GMT, 28 July 2012
When it comes to family and loved ones she drops her outlandish demeanour and shows off her more sensitive side.
And now Lady Gaga has taken to Twitter to mourn the death of her godfather.
The Poker face hitmaker took to the social networking site to reveal the sad news after he passed away yesterday.
Paying tribute: Lady Gaga is mourning the death of her godfather, pictured here, as she shows a photo of herself as a newborn with him on Twitter
Gaga told her millions of devotees how close she was to him and even shared a photo of herself in his arms as a newborn baby.
Announcing the news she wrote: 'My godfather died yesterday, sweet man I love him. That's me, just a lil baby in his arms. Buono note (sic).'
Buona notte is a nod to her Italian roots and translates as good night in English.
Sharing online: Last time Gaga mourned a loved one on Twitter she paid tribute to her beloved grandfather Giuseppe
In the picture her godfather smiles widely as he carries her in his arms.
Although it is currently unknown what his name was.
It is the second time she has had to take to Twitter to mourn the death of a loved one.
At the end of 2010 she was left devastated when her beloved grandfather Giuseppe passed away.
Baring her flesh: Gaga also shared photos of herself in bed on her private jet on the social networking site last night
He died at the age of 88 and she was pictured at his funeral as she paid her last respects.
She similarly paid tribute online, writing at the time: 'Having a Perfect Manhattan, for my perfect guy. Love you Giuseppe.'
Gaga also took to Twitter last night to share more photos of herself as she flew in a private jet with friends.
She pouted at the camera as she showed off her bare skin under a duvet with her teddy bear keeping her company.