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Ricky Martin and Nicki Minaj becomes face of MAC lipstick
Ricky Martin and Nicki Minaj have been named the new faces of MAC’s Viva Glam lipstick, and are launching their own Viva Glam Ricky and the Viva Glam Nicki brands.
(BANG) Ricky Martin and Nicki Minaj have been named the new faces of
MAC‘s Viva Glam lipstick. The unlikely pairing will have their own brands of lipstick – the
Viva Glam Ricky and the
Viva Glam Nicki – available through the range, all profits from which go to help fighting HIV and AIDS. The pop stars take over as the faces of the campaign from current spokesperson,
Lady Gaga and will be shot for a campaign in Miami by fashion photographer, David La Chapelle. Nicki
tweeted: "Viva Glam Photo Shoot. Ur gonna GAG!!!!! Can’t wait for my barbz & ken barbz to wear this new shade of lipstick! Wait til u see it! Sickening!!!! (sic)"
It is not known if Ricky will wear his brand for the shoot (We’re sort of hoping not.) Nicki has previously collaborated with MAC on their ‘
Pink 4 Friday‘ lip shade, named after her debut album,
Pink Friday, which was launched last year. It proved to be a huge bestseller, and the $14 lipstick now fetches up to $88 on internet auction sites such as eBay. Previous VIVA GLAM spokesmodels including Lady Gaga, Lil’ Kim, Missy Elliott, Eve, Mary J. Blige, Christina Aguilera, and Fergie.
What do you think about Ricky Martin or Nicki Minaj for MAC? Good or bad decision?