Someday, we hope Nicole Scherzinger follows the naked lead of Kim Kardashian and poses for Playboy.
For now, though, we’ll have to settle for Rap Up magazine. Here are highlights of the singer’s interview with the obscure publication:
On artists she admires: “I think Beyoncé is just amazing. She blows my mind. Gwen Stefani is one-of-a-kind. She’s the epitome of cool. Diana Ross—I wish I could be her. Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake, all those people…”
On her ex-boyfriend Talon Torriero from MTV’s Laguna Beach: “I wasn’t looking to date anybody because I was halfway into the Pussycat Dolls thing. And we met and he wouldn’t let up. And he was persistent, and you know what, it worked.”
If she could date any celebrity: “I think one time I was like, ‘Matthew McConaughey is such a hottie and he’s a surfer.’ I used to kinda have a crush on him. Everybody loves that guy from The Notebook [Ryan Gosling]. Every girl watches and is like, ‘That’s gonna be me one day. It’s gonna be my guy.'”
On her distaste for blogs: “I don’t know how to work an Internet. I don’t know how to get on my MySpace. I don’t really read blogs. The couple that I do, they break my heart, so I don’t like them. But it’s okay because it keeps the eye of the tiger in me.”
Wow. Scherzinger managed to upset our celebrity gossip editors with that final quote, while incurring the wrath of Camila Alves with her previous one. An impressive double whammy.