Lady Gaga showed a lot of leg as she made a surprise appearance at the International Emmy Awards in New York Monday night (Nov 21) where she presented “American Idol” boss Nigel Lythgoe with an award.

After her hosting duties, the “Marry the Night” singer, sporting a long black dress with a huge split exposing her entire leg and thigh (and her unicorn tattoo), posed for photos with Lythgoe in the Press Room.

Even though we don’t feel like Gaga’s choice of attire was the most appropriate for the International Emmys, this outfit is pretty tame compared to some of her usual get-ups.

At least she didn’t show up in an egg or … or as a guy … or something even crazier!