Nicki Minaj ‘Makeunder’ Elle Pictures Get Praises
Nicki Minaj always does it her own way. Most people get makeovers to often bring more glamor to their lives, Minaj is doing the exact opposite on the latest cover of Elle.
For the April issue of the famous magazine that will hit newsstands on March 18, the “American Idol” judge got a “makeunder” and the result is quite captivating.
Minaj who is known for wearing colorful and out-of-the-box outfits has tamed things down quite a bit for her Elle pictures.
This was not an easy process for the celebrated female rapper who found the experience revealing, as if she was naked.
In the accompanying interview the “Starships” artist explained:
“To go in front of the camera, without pink lips or big ol’ crazy lashes– you know, nothing — I felt naked. It was scary! So this photo shoot was a real accomplishment in my eyes.”
Minaj also opened up about some of the issues she had to deal with growing up like bullying, she revealed:
“I went through a lot of bullying early on. Girls made my life a living hell.”
As a fierce defender girl power, the “Super Bass” femcee gave some advice to women on how to navigate through life, she said:
“My advice to women in general: Even if you’re doing a nine-to-five job, treat yourself like a boss. Not arrogant, but be sure of what you want — and don’t allow people to run anything for you without your knowledge. You want everyone to know, Okay, I can’t play games with her. I have to do right by this woman. That’s what it’s all about.”
Nicki Minaj also touched on her legacy and what kind of brand she wants to build in this industry. You can read the entire Elle cover story here.
Most image experts agree to say that Minaj looks beautiful in the photos and that she should stick to her natural look all the time.