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Nicki Minaj Will Tell Her Life Story as a Scripted Comedy on ABC Family

Photo: Michael Stewart/Getty Images
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Nicki Minaj just revealed the big news she teased on her social media this week. According to Deadline and Nicki's exuberant Instagram, ABC Family will tell Minaj's life story through a scripted comedy series. The singer has agreed to executive produce and appear in the project, which is slated to begin filming this winter. The series will start with Minaj's life as a '90s teenager in Queens and follow her to fan-packed stadiums.

Nicki admitted that "this is one of the more unique adventures I've ever embarked on." She continued, "I couldn't be more proud and excited to team up with an amazing group of people to give the world something really special." In turn, ABC Family's EVP Programming and Development Karey Burke called Nicki's life "inspiring and hilarious."

Still, too many questions remain: Will her younger self go by Onika? Who will play her? How much of it will be filmed inside of a Red Lobster? Will we ever have an answer to the enduring question, "What's good, Miley?"