The 40-year-old veteran rap artist, Nicki Minaj has expressed candidly about the regrets of having plastic surgery.
During Thursday’s episode of The Run-Through with Vogue podcast, the multiple award-winning rap icon disclosed that she was even shocked by some of the old photos of herself that she did not love before going under the knife.
“I guarantee you, if you change anything on your body and do anything surgical and all this, you’re going to — more than likely, not definitely, more than likely — look back one day and say, ‘I was fine just the way I was,’” Nicki told hosts Chioma Nnadi and Chloe Malle, PEOPLE reported.
“And that’s what happened to me,” she continued. “I could not believe even some of the photos that I didn’t love.”
When the co-hosts touched on the Supa Bass rapper sitting alongside Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour at the Carolina Herrera Show in September 2011, Minaj explained that she opts not to look at her old photos because “I didn’t like the way I looked.”
“I didn’t like being skinny, having a flat butt, you know. Having boobs that didn’t sit high enough. It was a lot of things,” she added. “And when I look back at myself now, I literally was like, ‘Oh, I’m about to look like that girl again.’”
“The reason why I wasn’t able to look back at my old photos was I didn’t like the way I looked, right, physically,” she continued. “And now I love the way that person looks physically.”
She cautioned her fans about the aftermath of surgical procedures and how they can give rise to body image issues. While the singer did not specify details about the procedures she underwent, she spoke about having regrets for getting them done.