Nicki Minaj made a guest appearance on the Wendy Williams show wearing some sort of clown getup (trust me I love Nicki but socks and open toe shoes!?). During the show, Nicki spoke to Wendy Williams about people referring to her as a character or “gimmick”

No, when I first started rapping I felt like I had to be someone. Like everyone was telling me, ‘Oh be this way. You’re from Queens, be hard.’ That wasn’t really me and that wasn’t who I wanted to be. When I changed the people who were around me, I just started being free. You know, I’ve always been animated; I’ve always been crazy. I studied theater.

On the rumors of being engaged

I’m in love with my music; I’m in love with Pink Friday. I’m married to Benjamin Franklin. That’s all I care about.” Hm … “That’s what I tell my Barbz and my Ken Barbz. Don’t chase these boys and all that stuff, go to school, go to college, don’t depend on anybody. Don’t be having babies. Do your thing.

Interview:(if the ad audio on the side gets in the way of the vid you can mute it!).