Nicki Minaj Suffered "Horrible" Wardrobe Malfunction
Nicki Minaj stole the show at last year's American Music Awards with her killer performance, but what fans don't know is that the "Super Bass" singer had a major costume and coif mishap.
"The American Music Awards was set to be an amazing performance, but then I had a horrible malfunction with the clothes and the hair ten minutes before I opened," she tells the new issue of Complex magazine. "So I was backstage having a f—ing nervous breakdown. My hair was supposed to light up, my choker was too small."
Ever the pro, Minaj managed to pull it together. "So while I was in the box, waiting for the show to open, I had to rip the s— off, throw it to the side, and act like nothing happened. When I got off stage I freaked out because it was just so emotional. I really, really, really wanted that to be a dope show."
In addition to releasing her sophomore album, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, April 3, the 29-year-old is working on a fragrance and apparel line.
"They took stuff that I've worn, focused on what I like, and then they started doing sketches," she says. "They're pretty amazing. I was like 'Oh my God, the kids are going to love this.' It's not gonna get done overnight, but I know that it's something they're going to love."