Iggy Azalea Tells Ellen She and Nick Young Are Good After Cheating Scandal
Ellen DeGeneres is going back to back with high-profile rapper interviews, following up her talk with Nicki Minaj yesterday by sitting down with Iggy Azalea on her show Friday (April 8). In the above clip, Iggy talks about the recent controversy surrounding her and her fiance, Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young. Young was captured on video by teammate D'Angelo Russell late last month admitting to hitting on and getting with other women, but Iggy tells Ellen, while examining her 8.15 carat yellow diamond engagement ring no less, that she and Young are good.
"I had to get a hobby," she first says. "I was working too much, so I got engaged." When Ellen asks about the controversy, what could easily be presumed to have derailed the engagement, Iggy keeps it brief. "We’re good...I think there’s just this really weird place on the Internet, we call them trolls, and there’s just a lot of people that take great joy in saying rally awful things to people."
Airing at 4 p.m. EST on NBC, Iggy's appearance will also include a performance, likely of her new single "Team." Her conversation above touches on the hate Iggy receives for being a white foreign rapper, with the Aussie rhymer saying "I think everybody should be able to make whatever kind of music they want. As long as it’s entertaining and not hurting anybody."
She also confirms that she had work done on her nose and chest, saying that she didn't need the plastic surgery, but that it's a personal choice people should be able to make an informed decision about. "It was pretty similar," she said of her nose before. "I don’t know if it was worth the backlash. I should have changed it more."
Watch Iggy's Ellen interview above.
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