To the world she's a fiery rap superstar at the top of her game. But Nicki Minaj has revealed a secret heartache that has hung over her like a shadow for years.
The 32-year-old has spoken openly for the first time about having an abortion when she was a teenager in a candid new cover interview with America's Rolling Stone magazine.
Detailing the horror of making the decision to terminate a pregnancy at such a young age, Dailymail reports that Nicki said:
'I thought I was going to die. I was a teenager. It was the hardest thing I’d ever gone through. It's haunted me all my life. It’d be contradictory if I said I wasn’t pro-choice. I