Nicole Scherzinger Listened to Led Zeppelin Before Filming Men in Black 3

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We can always trust Nicole Scherzinger to drop the sassiest videos we’ve ever seen.

Even though the Pussycat Doll-turned-solo-artist hasn’t been making music for roughly the past year, a simple eight-second video clip of her lip-syncing to Fifth Harmony’s “Worth It” has us missing her dancing diva days.

In July 2016, the “Men in Black 3” actress uploaded a video of her sassy car ride on her way to the “X Factor” Dublin auditions in Ireland.

Nicole Scherzinger curls her hair as she arrives at Croke Park for the 2016 "X Factor" Dublin auditionsNicole Scherzinger curls her hair as she arrives at Croke Park for the 2016 “X Factor” Dublin auditions held on July 1, 2016 (Credit: WENN)

Four years earlier, she appeared briefly as Lilly Poison in Barry Sonnenfeld’s Men in Black 3.

The Dirty Dancing actress opted to listen to Led Zeppelin to set the tone for her performance as the antagonist and felt that immersing herself in “heavier music” was a source of inspiration for her portrayal of the villainous character.

“I listened to my heavier music and I listened to Led Zeppelin and I kind of got in that frame of mind because music is what inspires me most. I worked with my acting coach a lot and she told me about lots of crazy things to think about while I was in character, but I better not tell you what she said,” Nicole shared in an interview with Bang Showbiz.

Jemaine Clement as Boris the Animal and Nicole Scherzinger as his girlfriend, Lilly Poison, in the 2012 American science fiction action comedy film Men in Black 3 (stylized as MIB³)Jemaine Clement as Boris the Animal and Nicole Scherzinger as his girlfriend, Lilly Poison, in the 2012 American science fiction action comedy film Men in Black 3 (stylized as MIB³) (Credit: Sony Pictures Releasing)

“It’s fricking scary being on a film set, it’s much easier to perform in front of a live audience because you feel all that energy. But when you just have a camera on you everything is focusing on you,” she added.

“I grew up doing theatre and working a lot on stage and this is the first time being in front of the big screen so hopefully it’s the first of many.”

“I didn’t have any scenes with Will but he’s a close friend and he is one of the most brilliant people that I know, he’s very inspiring to be around. I worked a lot with Jemaine Clement and he’s unbelievable.”

Lilly's cake for Boris in Men In Black 3 is revealed to be hiding a deadly creature that aids in their escape from the top-secret prisonLilly’s cake for Boris in Men In Black 3 is revealed to be hiding a deadly creature that aids in their escape from the top-secret prison (Credit: Sony Pictures Releasing)

Men In Black 3’s plot revolves around Jemaine Clement’s character Boris The Animal seeking revenge on Agent K for his arrest 40 years earlier.

When Men in Black 3 premiered at O2 World in Berlin on May 14, 2012, Nicole Scherzinger was 33 years old and she celebrated her 34th birthday on June 29, 2012.

At the start of the film, Boris is broken out of a top-secret prison on the moon by his girlfriend Lilly Poison, played by Nicole Scherzinger.

Lilly brings a cake for Boris, but it is actually hiding a deadly creature that helps them escape. Despite being promoted as a big role, Scherzinger’s character only appears for around five minutes, and her death establishes Boris’s selfish nature.

Nicole Scherzinger wears a studded cotton-and-leather mini skirt from Anthony VaccarelloNicole Scherzinger wears a studded cotton-and-leather mini skirt from Anthony Vaccarello (Credit: WENN)

For the X Factor Auditions held at General Entertainment in Dublin, Ireland, Nicole wore a black top underneath a yellow jacket, which she paired with a studded leather-trimmed skirt by Anthony Vaccarello.

The pop star finished her look with a gold chain necklace, layered rings, and the Francesco Russo buckled leather over-the-knee heels.

Nicole Scherzinger's feet in buckled leather over-the-knee Francesco Russo heelsNicole Scherzinger’s feet in buckled leather over-the-knee Francesco Russo heels (Credit: WENN)

Before filming her short video, Nicole uploaded a selfie captioned with, “Let’s do this #Dublin.”

It seems the 38-year-old needed to warm up her selfie skills to take photos with fans outside the “X Factor” Dublin auditions.

Nicole takes a selfie with a father-and-daughter duoNicole takes a selfie with a father-and-daughter duo

Watching Nicole lip-sync to Fifth Harmony makes us miss her Pussycat Dolls days. We wonder if we’ll ever see her performing sassy hits in a group again.

Check out her video below.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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