Nicki Minaj is featured in the latest issue of Marie Claire, speaking on a number of personal and professional issues.
But it's the singer's view on the opposite sex that will likely leave people talking.
"Men love independent women," says Minaj, who is a big fan of strippers. "You don't have to be a bitch, but there's nothing wrong with it at times. And: Men are kids at heart. They want to be nourished and pet like a dog."
As for her time on American Idol? Her desire to become a mother? Read on for more excerpts from the Marie Claire Q&A...