Fully rested and fresh off her stint as American Idol judge, Nicki Minaj arrived at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards blue carpet in a flowing red gown and big, curly diva hair. (The blonde hair and dark roots actually remind us of Rihanna‘s locks at the 2012 Grammy Awards — a lot actually.) The rapper looked fantastic in the bust-accentuating, curve-hugging dress, but we found ourselves pondering some difficult questions: Where’s the Nicki Minaj who once wore a pink chicken leg necklace to the iHeartRadio festival? What happened to the Nicki who arrived at the MTV VMAs looking like an anime doctor out to cure a highly contagious super virus? Where’s the Nicki who pretended to be the Bride Of Frankenstein with a leopard print fetish? Is this what doing Idol has done to our darling Nicki or has she simply grown out of her cartoonish phase for good?
What do you think of Nicki Minaj’s blue carpet ensemble?