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Nicki Minaj: "I can't be nice to someone just because they're hot right now"

By Katie Mathewson Slide 1 of 4

If nothing else, Nicki Minaj radiates self-confidence, so it's surprising to hear that the rap superstar struggled during her teenage years. In a no-holds-barred interview for Teen Vogue's June/July edition, the "Starships" singer talks about feeling out of place in the wild world of Hollywood. RELATED:6 Makeup Ideas to Steal from Glasses-Wearing CelebsOn the entertainment industry:"People treat this business like it's high school. It can absolutely feel like one big popularity contest, and you know what? I can't be bothered. I can't allow myself to play ridiculous games with grown adults in the industry."
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