During last night’s Bid To Save the Earth at Christie’s Auction House in New York City, Nicki Minaj took a break off her ‘I Am Music II’ world tour with Lil’ Wayne to lend her voice for a good cause. The auction focused on raising money and bring awareness toward the preservation of the earth. Before her performance the singer spoke with Vogue.com about her interest in the cause and her fashion influences.
What are you wearing tonight? Is it one of your favorite designers?
Yes, it is—it’s Alexander Wang. It’s all black, of course, and I knew I needed to get my green on, so that’s how I came up with the green-and-white hair. I have a lot of designers I like right now; I really like Donatella Versace. She sent me a few beautiful things recently to consider wearing to the Grammys and, even though I ended up wearing Givenchy, I believe in supporting women. I’m all about the girl power.
Why did you decide to get involved in Bid to Save the Earth?
I know that a lot of my fans are young and I know I have the power to influence and inspire them by my own actions. I thought that if I got involved in a cause that I felt was important, then maybe they would take the time to research it and find ways they could get involved and make a difference. It’s good to shine a positive light.
If you could enact one rule to help the environment, what would that be?
I think there are a lot of things we could be doing better. I know when I see one of those big, gas-guzzling cars on the road, I cringe because I can’t help but think of all the more efficient alternatives. You don’t need that kind of car. So maybe that would be my rule, that people have to drive cars that are more environmentally responsible.
We Googled you while we were walking here. Do you Google yourself?
No, not any more. I used to when I started out just to see if I was on it, but then I realized that reading blogs is a lot more fun when you aren’t being written about—there is so much gossip and so many rumors. The other day, I read that I was pregnant and I thought, That’s crazy! Who is writing this stuff? I don’t need to read that.
What are three things you can’t live without?
Pink lip gloss, pink blush, and black mascara.
Source: Vogue Daily
For More information on the charity go to A Bid To Save The Earth .
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