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Nicki Minaj Skipped The Met Gala Over Vax Requirement And Reveals Story About Swollen Testicles

Nicki Minaj has shared several tweets where she revealed that she did not attend the MET Gala because of the Vax requirement and that she wants to research more about it

By Ingrid Mateos

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Nicki Minaj (AP)

This probably sounds like the weirdest story you would ever hear but we swear it is all true. We learned about this from Nicki Minaj herself since she shared a message on social media where she made quite clear what her thoughts are about the MET gala, the vaccines for COVID-19, and what her plans are for the future.

First of all, you must know that the Trinidadian rapper skipped the 2021 MET Gala because as is the custom nowadays, being vaccinated was needed. Well, Nicki stated that she wants to do some more research about it before getting the vaccine. “They want you to get vaccinated for the Met. If I get vaccinated it won’t for the Met,” Minaj, who has 22.6 million Twitter followers, wrote. “It’ll be once I feel I’ve done enough research. I’m working on that now. In the meantime my loves, be safe. Wear the mask with 2 strings that grips your head & face. Not that loose one.”

Nicki Minaj’s tweets about the vaccine started when a fan pointed out that her last public appearance was over a year ago. In response, Minaj, who gave birth to her first child last September, wrote: “I have an infant with no nannies during COVID. Who mad? Not risking his health to be seen.”

After another fan posted that he didn't want Nicki to "risk catching" COVID-19 at the Met Gala, the rapper responded "Love u, babe. I was prepping for VMAs then I shot a video & guess who got COVID? Do u know what it is not to be able to kiss or hold your tiny baby for over a week? A baby who is only used to his mama?"

But her comments did not stop there. Fans urged her to get vaccinated and explained to her that the vaccine doesn’t prevent getting covid, it prevents you from getting serious symptoms. To that, Nicki Minaj tweeted about a cousin who apparently had serious problems for being vaccinated.

“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. So just pray on it & make sure you’re comfortable with ur decision, not bullied” she tweeted.

According to the CDC, the vaccine is safe and is not known to cause impotency nor genital swelling. Rather, it is known to maximize protection from emerging variants — including Delta — while possibly preventing the virus from spreading to others. 

Minaj also confirmed on social media that she recently “got COVID,” and had the same symptoms as those who are already vaccinated. However, in the end, she admitted that she will get vaccinated and asked her fans, “Which vaccine would you recommend?” sharing a poll listing out Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson.

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