Famed for her outrageous lyrical skill, stand out fashions and the close bond she shares with her fans, recent months have seen Pop princess Nicki Minaj share a number of difficult and detailed child hood experiences with the world.
Now, she has unveiled even more shocking revelations.
Find out why the Rapper once had an intense phobia of sex below…
When I was younger, I felt like I had been taught that pre-marital sex was bad, and so I always felt like if I had pre-marital sex I would go to hell.
So when I did, I really felt like…
I really went through years of trying to make myself feel comfortable. Like, ‘OK, I’m not going to hell‘.
The ‘Catch Me‘ Rapper also went onto share a painful memory she shares with her mother, explaining:
My mother left my dad many different times and came back. He would beg, cry, stalk us… One time, he pulled my mother out of a car and dragged her for two blocks.
Anywhere my mother and I were, I made sure the door was locked, because that was my only way to protect her.
Sure to give a further look into a life that has taken so many twists and turns, here’s to hoping Minaj’s painful past will help inspire any undergoing similar experiences.
For while many of her detractors continue to overlook the ambition that has turned her into the commercially successful star she is today, stories like the above will only serve to explain where her undying drive to succeed comes from.