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Nicki Minaj says domestic violence made her ‘abrasive’

Purchase ceftin generic name a close up of Nicki Minaj: Chart-topping rap star Nicki Minaj has claimed that witnessing domestic violence from a young age is the reason for her ''abrasive'' character.

Nicki Minaj says witnessing domestic violence from a young age is the reason for her ”abrasive” character.

The 35-year-old rap star has spoken candidly about the issue in her upcoming ‘Queen’ documentary, revealing how her father’s behaviour towards her mother shaped her own personality.

A visibly emotional Nicki shared: ”I remember when my mother would let my father be violent with her, and she always brings up this story … as a little girl, I would stand in front of my mother, and go like this [with my arms out].

”That’s why I’m like, maybe some people would describe me as abrasive, or b**chy or whatever, because I vowed from that age, no man would ever be with me and call me out my name, treat me like that … And then all of the sudden, that was my life.”

Nicki Minaj attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on Monday, May 7, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

The controversial rapper also discussed her own abusive relationship, revealing how it caused her to lose self-confidence.

She said: ”Who was I going to inspire when I had nothing in me to give?

”I let one human being make me so low, that I didn’t even remember who I was. I was scared to get in the studio. I didn’t believe in myself.”

By contrast, Nicki – who is rumoured to be dating sports star Lewis Hamilton – recently admitted that she is closer to marriage and having kids than people might think.

The rap star said she is eager to settle down and start a family in the near future.

The ‘Barbie Dreams’ hitmaker explained: ”I’ve got to get married first, then I’ll have a child. I might be closer than

people think actually.Rapper and R&B singer Nicki Minaj arrives at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, USA, 13 April 2014. Photo: Hubert Boesl/dpa -NOA?WIREA?SERVICE/KEINA?BILDFUNK- | usage worldwide   (Photo by Hubert Boesl/picture alliance via Getty Images)


”I love children. I’m not going to put that off for much longer.”

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