Nicki Minaj Says Kanye West Lived Up to His “Gold Digger” Lyrics
The NYC native uses Kanye's 2005 smash hit "Gold Digger" as an example in her statement. Minaj tells the publication, “I’m so tired of black women feeling that when our men get rich, they’re going to leave them for a woman of a different race. It wasn’t funny when Kanye said [on 'Gold Digger’], ‘When he get on, he’ll leave your ass for a white girl’ - and Kanye happens to be with a white girl now. It wasn’t funny when he said it; it was the fucking truth.”
Minaj also talks about the racial double standard when it comes to posting nude pictures on the web. She says, "When Kim Kardashian’s naked picture came out, [Sharon Osbourne] praised it, and my fans attacked her for being such a hypocrite. So it wasn’t trashy and raunchy when a white woman did it, but it was when a black woman did it? It’s quite pathetic and sad, but that is my reality, and I’ve gotten accustomed to just shutting it down.”
The "Anaconda rapper" also gives advice to all the young ladies out there. She says, "Nowadays, I feel like [young women] see marrying into money -- I think that's a big thing now. I don't want that to be a woman's goal in life. I want your goal in life to be to become an entrepreneur, a rich woman, a career-driven woman. You have to be able to know that you need no man on this planet at all, period, and he should feel that, because when a man feels that you need him, he acts differently."
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