Kylie Minogue On Formula One, Her Long-Term Singing Career, And Her Messy Dressing Room

Kylie Minogue has revealed the “dirtiest” thing about her, according to Star 2. The 48-year-old singer, who is arguably Australia’s most prominent music export, appeared at the F1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix and shared her passion for Formula One.

Speaking to Star 2 in a telephone interview, Kylie Minogue bragged that she had been in the pit. And to everyone’s surprise, the Australian pop icon revealed that pit stops are not actually dirty.

However, the singer revealed that her dressing room is a disastrous mess, as Kylie joked that her dressing room “is not as clean” as the pit stops in F1. The Australian singer also revealed that there was a time in her life when she couldn’t understand Formula One.

Kylie Minogue explained that she had been puzzled every time she saw F1 fans staying up late just to watch cars “go round and round.”

But when Kylie Minogue’s sister, Dannii Minogue, started dating Canadian Formula One driver Jacques Villeneuve two decades ago, the pop icon had the opportunity to see her first F1 race.

“And then I got quite into the competitive nature of it and the soap opera of the different teams, the tactics and all of that, so now I understand it more and yeah, I think it’s exciting.”

Just last month, Kylie Minogue held a concert in Singapore. In fact, it was her third gig in the country, and the pop singer had previously performed there in 2011 and 2008. The 48-year-old singer shared what she liked the most about Singapore.

Kylie Minogue said she has sweet memories about Singapore’s “really good crowd,” the country’s nice weather, and shopping. And a few days later, the Arts Center opened a new exhibition dedicated to Minogue, according to the Sydney Morning Herald.

The exhibition called “Kylie on Stage” featured over 800 of Kylie Minogue’s extravagant and sometimes outrageous stage costumes. It was the singer’s family who made the show happen as they have donated hundreds of Kylie’s costumes over the years.

Kylie Minogue, whose pop career dates back to the early 1980s, was inducted into the Aria Hall of Fame in 2011. But singing wasn’t Kylie’s only passion at a young age, and she also tried acting on Australian television when she was 11-years-old.

Kylie Minogue’s breakthrough role on Australian television was in the soap opera, Neighbours, in 1986. But acting wasn’t an obstacle for the aspiring pop singer, and Minogue released her first single called “Locomotion” in 1987.

To Kylie Minogue’s surprise, her first single became an international hit and was Australia’s biggest pop hit in the late 1980s.

Kylie Minogue, who reveals she has never been “a long-term planner,” admitted that she never thought her singing career would still be alive and kicking decades later.

“I didn’t have much foresight back then; I just knew that this was what I wanted to do and the opportunities presented themselves, and I worked hard when they did.”

But Kylie Minogue, who has released 13 studio albums in her lifetime, decided to take a step back from pop and focus instead on dance tracks. In 2001, the singer released her smash hit “Can’t Get You Out Of My Head,” which still rocks dance clubs all around the world.

Kylie Minogue, who is said to have sold more than 70 million records worldwide, released her latest album called Kylie Christmas in November, 2015. The singer has recently announced that she was working with British singer Robbie Williams on an upcoming collaboration.

Kylie Minogue also starred alongside Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson in last year’s San Andreas.

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