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Nicki Minaj says that she is done having sex…for now. In a recent interview she revealed that she is abstaining from sex since she is now a single woman. Nicki said “Spiritually, I’ve experienced more growth in the last six months of my life, of my career, than I have in the last eight years” she told Elle magazine.

Nicki says that she now does not need a man in order to give her power.

“I remember feeling like I could do anything at one time in my life,” she continues. “And somewhere along the line, I just started second guessing myself, for whatever reason. As soon as I realized that I could actually live and breathe, and eat and slep, and walk and talk without having a boyfriend, something clicked in me. Becoming single was one of the things that made me feel strong and powerful. The fact that I am a young woman who doesn’t need a man for money. I don’t need a man for a job. I’ve never had to f*** for beats. I’ve never had to f*** for a record deal. I on’t have those pressures.”

Nicki will go further into the topic of her independence on her new album, Queen which will be released on August 10th. She says she raps the lyrics “abstaining from sex had to zen my body / I ain’t giving so don’t ask / I don’t lend my body / He gotta be king status to get in my body,” on one song.