Rapper Nicki Minaj revealed Monday that she didn’t attend Monday night’s Met Gala because she didn’t want to receive a COVID-19 vaccination.
When asked why she wouldn’t be attending the event this year, the 38-year-old tweeted, “They want you to get vaccinated for the Met. If I get vaccinated it won’t for the Met. It’ll be once I feel I’ve done enough research. I’m working on that now. In the meantime my loves, be safe.”
When fans pointed out the bad press Minaj was drawing for her comments, she clapped back, “Who cares what blogs gon do? Y’all always worried about blogs. This my real fkn life. They can choke.”
Later the same day, Minaj claimed she had family members whose friends have experienced adverse reactions from the shot, saying, “My cousin in Trinidad won’t get the vaccine cuz his friend got it & became impotent. His testicles became swollen. His friend was weeks away from getting married, now the girl called