Lady Gaga’s Sister Kisses Pet Lizard in Teen Vogue

Courtesy Matt Jones/TeenVogue

updated 09/21/2011 AT 2:00 PM ET

originally published 09/21/2011 AT 4:30 PM ET

Lady Gaga has her little monsters. Her younger sister, Natali, has a little lizard.

The youngest Germanotta, who is a fashion student at New York’s Parsons The New School for Design, brought her scaly pet to a photo shoot with Teen Vogue. She kissed it on the lips as cameras flashed – which made the crew “cringe,” according to author Amanda FitzSimmons.

Clearly, Gaga’s younger sibling also has a passion for shock value. Natali told the magazine that she permitted her sister, who is six years older, to don an eye-popping outfit to her high school graduation a few years ago.

“She asked me, ‘Should I dress really conservative and look not like myself, or should I do it over-the-top and freak everybody out?’ And I was like, ‘The latter, definitely the latter,’” Natali said.

While they share an interest in fashion, Natali is exasperated with her older sister’s chameleon couture. “She changes 50 times a day,” she said.

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