Maintaining her tone down look, Nicki Minaj dazzles on the front cover of next month's issue of Marie Claire.
Minaj candidly opens up about being an American Idol judge, answers fan's tweets and even her role in an upcoming movie.
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"The perception that people had of me completely changed because there are no cue cards, there's no script. ... It was, 'Let's see you real personality.' My core is a genuine human being who roots for other people ... I wanted every contestant to leave with something that they could remember."
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Minaj will have a role in the file, The Other Woman, which also stars Cameron Diaz, Kate Upton and Leslie Mann. The film is about a woman (Diaz) who realizes that her boyfriend has been cheating on her with a another woman (Upton) and that he is also married. Furious, she plots mutual revenge with his wife. Nicki Minaj will play the sassy lawyer's assistant to Cameron Diaz. Though the film isn't set to release until next year, Minaj is ready to take on more acting projects. She explains to Marie Claire that she sees acting potential her long term goal.
"I at least want to do three more albums. If I can do that, I'll feel complete … One day, when I start getting a couple gray hairs, maybe it will all be only acting. I just never know."
Check out brief clip of Nicki headed to the set of her movie!
The august issue of Marie Claire is available now on news stands.