Nicki Minaj cancels BET headline slot as network apologises for Grammys tweet

12 February, 2019, 23:12 | Author: Donna Miller
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One day after the Grammy Awards aired, Cardi B. posted a video to Instagram defending herself and explaining how hard she worked on her Invasion of Privacy album.

Television network BET has issued an apology to Nicki Minaj for a tweet that poked fun at the rapper following Cardi B's win at the Grammys.

Cardi B originally posted two rants in defence of her win, one of which was deleted before she took down her whole account and was an expletive-filled video in which she said she was sick of being dragged down. I remember last year when I didn't win for Bodak Yellow, everybody was like, "Cardi got snubbed" now this year, it's a f*cking problem?

The rapper said she worked hard and throughout her pregnancy on her first album "Invasion of Privacy".

According to TMZ, BET's now-deleted tweet featured a link to an article on its site about Cardi B's wins at the 2019 Grammys along with the text: "Meanwhile, Nicki Minaj is being dragged by her lacefront". We understand Nicki's position and look forward to continuing our dialogue with her.

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The statement continued, "We deeply apologize for the hurt, disappointment and confusion that this post has caused".

Afterward, Minaj thanked fans for their support, adding, "Stay tuned".

Anyway, we hope she's doing great, and she has plenty of time to rest these days. Finally, we apologise to all of her fans. The post does not reflect how we feel about Nicki.

Nicki Minaj posted her text message with Lil Wayne and he's supporting her decision to drop from the show.

BET is conducting an internal investigation into their social media practice after Nicki Minaj condemned an offensive tweet they sent her. "I'm thankful and grateful and again thank you to all the artist that gave me a feature".



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