Nicki Minaj Covers Marie Claire Magazine [August]
Nicki Minaj talks love, motherhood and the future of her rap career in the August issue of Marie Claire magazine.
During this unique interview, Minaj not only answered questions from Marie Claire‘s Amy Wallace, but she also answered plaguing questions directly tweeted from her fans. However, some of her fans aka Barbz, might not be to happy to read Minaj reveal her future rap plans in this interview. Check out some highlights from her interview when you read on.
On her desire to be a mom:
“I was praying every day, ‘You know what, Lord? I want to be a mom one day, and I want to start becoming the woman who I want to parent my child.’ I wanted all of the feelings of entitlement to leave me, because some people have this life for a year or five or 10 – and a lot of them lose it.
On her wigs and large-than-life style:
“That was a conscious attempt to “keep up a mystique,” she says.”The perception that people had of me completely changed because there are no cue cards, there’s no script, it wasn’t me performing a song. It was, ‘Let’s see your real personality,'” she says. “My core is a genuine human being who roots for other people. I didn’t want to blow smoke up their ass. I wanted every contestant to leave with something that they could remember.”
On answering her fans in regards to whether or not she has a secret man:
“Barbz, I officially hate you for doing this to this lady,” she tells them, leaning into my tape recorder. “Dear Barbz: I don’t have a man. And if he were a secret man, why would I reveal him?”
On releasing more albums:
“I at least want to do three more albums. If I can do that, I’ll feel complete,” she says.
On possibly leaving the rap industry:
“One day, when I start getting a couple gray hairs, maybe it will all be only acting. I just never know,” she says. For now, she has a lot going on—there’s also a clothing line launching in October at Kmart. “I’ve kind of become the poster child,” she says, “for doing the things that no one expects.”