Nicki Minaj Performs; Talks "Idol" on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Publicada Sábado Enero 26, 2013 1:23 PM GMT

Not letting the rain dampen her performance or spirits, Nicki Minaj performed at the "Jimmy Kimmel Live" concert arena in Hollywood on Friday (January 25).

The "Starships" rapper entertained the crowd in a crazy patterned Roberto Cavalli jacket and leggings, Timberlands, and an animal-print officer's hat as she belted out "Va Va Voom" and "Freedom."

During the interview, the 30-year-old "American Idol" judge spoke about a recent episode where one contestant was criticized for a remark she made.

Speaking about the incident, Nicki said, "I just feel like Mandy and Mariah were like, almost forcing her to say 'I'm sorry. You know what, I wanna be a country singer. And you know what? If you don't wanna be a country singer... Why would we force that just because you hear it that way." Check out the interview and performance in the players below.

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