Buzz Bites (3/14/13): Nicki Minaj Interviews Herself For Elle Magazine

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Watch Nicki Minaj, Elle’s April cover girl, interview herself.

+ When you’re an A-lister, you get to do things like sell perfume and interview yourself, NBD. Nicki Minaj did just that for an Elle’s mock video interview, where she asked herself things like what kind of undies she wears (answer: thongs, natch). She’s also the cover girl for Elle’s April issue! (Rap-Up)

+ Giving us reason No. 5,464,221 to hit the gym, Beyoncé is Shape magazine’s April cover girl. Despite her bangin’ bod, she admits that keeping fit is not an easy task. “I’m not a person that is naturally very thin. I am a person that has to work to keep my body in shape,” she said. (Rap-Up)

+ More bad news for Justin Bieber: His hamster Pac has died #supersadz. He gave Pac to Belieber Tori McLure at the Atlanta Jingle Bells concert in December. McClure tweeted Pac was not doing well, and later revealed Pac’s demise. (Huffington Post)

+ Lil Wayne and Birdman‘s daughters are following in the footsteps of their dads, except their collabo is on the page instead of the stage. Reginae Carter and Bria Williams, both 14, cowrote the novel “Paparazzi Princesses” along with along with Karyn Langhorne Folan. It hits shelves June 4. (Rolling Stone)

+ Jared Leto of 30 Seconds To Mars lost 30 pounds for the flick “The Dallas Buyers’ Club,” where he plays a transexual with AIDS. “I think the role demanded that commitment… It was about how does that affect how I walk, how I talked, who I am, how I feel,” he said. Incidentally, the band’s debuting new song “Up In The Air” next week (FROM SPACE!). (E!)

+ Every major event needs a playlist, right? Check out MTV News’ “Papal Playlist,” which includes Beyoncé’s “Halo,” Kanye West‘s “Jesus Walks,” Lady Gaga‘s “Judas,” and more. (MTV News)

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