"I was a teenager. It was the hardest thing I'd ever gone through," she continued. Minaj became pregnant when dating her first love, an older guy from Queens, N.Y., while attending Manhattan's LaGuardia High School.
The decision to abort has "haunted me all my life," but she stands behind her decision: "It'd be contradictory if I said I wasn't pro-choice. I wasn't ready. I didn't have anything to offer a child."