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Nicki Minaj Responds After Chris Whitty Says She Ought To Be 'Ashamed' Over Vaccine Tweet

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Nicki Minaj Responds After Chris Whitty Says She Ought To Be 'Ashamed' Over Vaccine Tweet

Nicki Minaj has responded to criticism from the UK's Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty and Prime Minister Boris Johnson after Whitty said she should be 'ashamed' of her recent tweets expressing scepticism about Covid-19 vaccinations.

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Right - buckle up - because this is about to get seriously f***ing weird.

It all started when Minaj said if she did get vaccinated it wouldn't be for the Met Gala - although she later added that the reason she didn't attend the event was because of her 'young child'.

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She tweeted: "They want you to get vaccinated for the Met.

"If I get vaccinated it won't [be] for the Met. It'll be once I feel I've done enough research."

Then - and this is where we really get into it - she tweeted about how the Covid-19 vaccine made someone she knows get really huge testicles, become impotent, and lose their marriage.

Told you, this really does go from zero to 60 very quickly.

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Minaj made some strange comments on Twitter. Credit: PA
Minaj made some strange comments on Twitter. Credit: PA

Minaj tweeted: "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 off the wedding,

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"So just pray on it & make sure you're comfortable with ur [sic] decision, not bullied."

Anyway, when asked about these claims at a press conference today, Whitty said there are a lot of 'false' things being said, as well as 'untruths' being peddled by anti-vaxxers.

Minaj's name was mentioned in the question, to which Whitty responded: "There are a number of myths that fly around, some of which are just clearly ridiculous and some of which are clearly designed just to scare.

"That [Minaj's claim] happens to be one of them."

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Whitty then gave his honest opinion on the matter. Credit: PA
Whitty then gave his honest opinion on the matter. Credit: PA

Whitty added: "Many of those people I regret to say will know they are pedalling untruths but they still do it.

"In my view, they should be ashamed."

Nicki then responded: "I love him even tho I guess this was a diss? The accent ugh! Yassss boo!!!"

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Things then escalated up the hierarchy, as she took aim at Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

Boris had said: "I am not as familiar with the works of Nicki Minaj as I probably should be.

"But I am familiar with Nikki Kanani, a superstar GP of Bexley who has appeared many times before you, who will tell you vaccines are wonderful and everybody should get them.

"That's why I prefer to listen to Nikki Kanani."

Then, Boris Johnson got involved. Credit: PA
Then, Boris Johnson got involved. Credit: PA

Minaj then responded with a voice note to the PM in which she said: "Yes, hello Prime Minister Boris, it's Nicki Minaj.

"I was calling to tell you that I thought you were so amazing on the news this morning, and I'm actually British, I was born there, I went to university there, I went to Oxford.

"I went to school with Margaret Thatcher and she told me so many nice things about you.

"I'd love to send you my portfolio of my work, since you don't know much about me.

"I'm a big, big star in the United States."

Needless to say, Minaj did not go to school with Margaret Thatcher.

Honestly, this is the strangest story you'll hear today, and conclusive proof - if any were needed - that we are already living in hell.

Featured Image Credit: PA

Topics: UK News, Celebrity, Music, US News, US Entertainment, Weird, NHS, Boris Johnson, Health, Covid-19

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