added: 13 Sep 2012 // by: Music-News.com Newsdesk
Tulisa Contostavlos wanted to be an archaeologist when she was younger but when she found out how long it would take before she was qualified the blonde beauty decided on a singing career.
Tulisa Contostavlos wanted to "dig up dinosaur bones" when she was younger.
The 24-year-old star was planning a career as an archaeologist while she was at school but when she discovered how long it would take before she was qualified the blonde beauty set about trying to become a singer instead.
She said: "When I was seven, I wanted to dig up dinosaur bones. I just thought it will be so long until I can be an archaeologist, so I picked up a mic."
The 'X Factor' judge - who shot to fame with pop band N-Dubz alongside her cousin Dappy Contostavlos and ex-boyfriend Fazer - admits she is a "controversial" character and is looking forward to revealing the "truth" about her early career in forthcoming autobiography 'Honest'.
Speaking to UK TV show 'Daybreak', Tulisa - whose ex-boyfriend Justin Edwards leaked a sex tape of the pair online earlier this year - added: "I'm one of those controversial celebs or whatever you want to call it, but I'm actually a musician, people forget this.
"I'm happy for people to judge me - I've taken that on board by doing this job, so I'm ok with that - but if you're going to judge me, judge me on the truth, and the truth is in the book."
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