But as it turned out, from the second the lights at NRG Stadium went down and all eyes turned to Gaga perched on the roof, opening her performance with the acoustic strains of "God Bless America" and then "This Land Is Your Land," the symbolic lyrics booming out of her like a warm hug, no one need have thought for a second that Mother Monster was going to let this moment go to waste.And the wise souls who signed her up for the Super Bowl couldn't have expected any differently.
"My fans mean everything to me," Gaga told ET as she walked backstage after exiting the field.The couple was caught canoodling on the field ahead of Gaga's Super Bowl halftime show last Taylor Kinney, 35, her partner of five years, last July. In fact, the pair has been spotted out and about on multiple occasions the past couple of weeks."Chicago Fire" star Taylor Kinney opened up about his dating life since his split with Lady Gaga in a new interview."My dating life is through 'Chicago Fire.' I live vicariously through my character," Kinney told Entertainment Tonight in a story posted online Tuesday. I think of compatibility as the intangibles of something, and someone that you meet that you connect with, and you can laugh with, and maybe share a same sense of humor, and then I think things go from there." Kinney, 35, was spotted holding hands and kissing a woman at Sunda in River North earlier this month. RELATED STORIES: Taylor Kinney helps 'Chicago Fire' celebrate a milestone William Shatner wants former Chicagoan Nick Viall off 'Dancing with the Stars'Jimmy Kimmel lampoons Mr.