Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Nicki Minaj on the August 2013 Cover Maire Claire

Love her or hate her, Nicki Minaj continues to rise to the top and she snagged the August 2013 cover of Marie Claire. On the cover shot Satoshi Saikusa, she is wearing a red & black tartan FAUSTO PUGLIS embellished dress.

In the issue she talks about her exercise routine, becoming an actress, social media, her role in 'The Other Woman' and more. Continue to read some excerpts from her interview and for more details go to MarieClaire.com. The issue hits newsstand on July 16th.

On social media: 
"With social media, there's a difference in the fan-artist relationship. When someone can hear you speaking through your thoughts and words, they get to make a very quick judgment—quicker than they'd have been able to make in the '80s or '90s. They get to feel: Are you real? Is this you? I tell my Barbz, 'You guys know the difference between rap, play, and dead-ass serious.' They know the difference between those three Nickis. And they're so smart. They teach me every day. They're the meat and potatoes of who Nicki Minaj is."

On her dreams of becoming a actress: 
"By the time I'm 19, I'm going to be Halle Berry status. I really believed it and when it didn't happen, I started getting more and more crushed."

On her rap career: 
"One day, when I start getting a couple gray hairs, maybe it will all be only acting. I just never know. I've kind of become the poster child for doing the things that no one expects."
On her role in the movie 'The Other Woman': 
"I was like, 'Why does this guy believe in me?' He goes, 'I've been watching you on Idol, and you're great.'" Ido'. Made me seem more relatable to the everyday person. It's cracked that shell for my image. I've become something bigger than Nicki Minaj." 

Credit: Marie Claire

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