Nicole Scherzinger’s A Natural Beauty In ‘Marie Claire’ (PHOTOS)

Nicole Scherzinger shows off a more earthy side for the latest issue of Marie Claire. In the spread, the Hard Rock Cafe performer is simply stunning in her bohemian ensembles. The X Factor judge opens up to the mag about her qualifications for her new gig.”Judging is easy for me because I come from a natural place of empathy, being an artist and having been in that position in the audition process.” And of new boss Simon Cowell? “He’s not too shabby, that guy.” For more from the former Pussycat Doll on new her solo career and being a self-proclaimed nerd head here.