She’s back! After having previously skipped the 2022 Met Gala, Nicki Minaj returned to the red carpet and got candid about getting ready for fashion’s biggest night.
“The only unplanned thing about my look is my boobs popping out, because they made my cup size a little small,” Minaj, 39, joked while talking to VogueMonday, May 2. The performer wore a Burberry dress, which she paired with leather leggings.
Minaj shared her interpretation of the “In America: An Anthology of Fashion” theme one year after choosing to skip the first part of the Met Gala celebration. The COVID-19 restrictions were the reason Minaj missed the Met Gala celebrations, and she was previously in the headlines.
“They want you to get vaccinated for the Met. if I get vaccinated it won’t [be] for the Met,” she tweeted to a fan in September 2021. “It’ll be once I feel I’ve done enough research. I’m working on that now. Keep safe, my dears. Wear the mask with 2 strings that grips your head & face. Not that loose one 🙏♥️.”
At the time, the “Starships” artist also confirmed that she teased positive for coronavirus — which made her miss the MTV Video Music Awards. “I was prepping for vmas then i shot a video & guess who got COVID? Do you know what it’s like to not be able to hold or kiss your baby for more than a week? A baby who is only accustomed to his mama. ‘get vaccinated’ Drake had just told me he got covid w|THE VACCINE tho so chile,” Minaj added.
The songwriter noted that her son’s health was on her mind when she chose to skip the Met Gala. “I have an infant with no nannies during COVID. Who is this mad? He is not willing to risk his health. One yaself,” Minaj, who shares her 20-month-old son with husband Kenneth PettyA fan sent a tweet to me by,
Minaj initially announced that she was pregnant with Petty, 44 in July 2020. “Overflowing with excitement and gratitude. Thank you all for the well wishes,” she wrote alongside a photo of her baby bump via Instagram.
The “Queen Radio” host later reflected on the challenges that working mothers face. “To the women that have to get up and go to work every day and leave the baby or put the baby in day care, God bless you,” Minaj, who has yet to reveal the name of her little one, said during an Instagram Live in July 2021. “Like, I know that’s not easy. I can do a photoshoot in two hours, but when I see my baby, it makes me feel guilty. I feel like, ‘Oh, my God.’”