Nicki Minaj on Marie Claire's cover

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Nicki Minaj is the first rapper to appear on the cover of Marie Claire, and inside the August issue, she dishes about "American Idol" and more. Minaj sure lit up "American Idol," and she has a lot to say about her time on the show. "The perception that people had of me completely changed because there are no cue cards, there's no script, it wasn't me performing a song. It was, 'Let's see your real personality. My core is a genuine human being who roots for other people," she says. "I wanted every contestant to leave with something that they could remember."

Lopez and that dress

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Few have aged more gracefully than Jennifer Lopez, 43, and if you disagree we have the photos to prove it. Lopez opens up in the August issue of W magazine about being homeless and how she came to wear that famous Versace dress at the 2000 Grammy Awards. "We had looked at a few dresses, and nothing was right," Lopez recalled. "My stylist said, there's this one dress, but other people have worn it. I tried on the Versace and decided to wear it anyway. But I was still surprised by the reaction.' "

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