Earlier this week, rapper Nicki Minaj shocked fans by peddling conspiracy theories about the vaccine, later sharing a bizarre story about her ‘cousin’s friend’ allegedly having a reaction to the vaccine
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- 23:20, 15 Sep 2021
- Updated23:21, 15 Sep 2021
If you didn't think that the Nicki Minaj-Covid vaccine conspiracy saga couldn't get any stranger, think again.
In a week where politics has become strangely entangled with the 38-year-old rapper, Nicki has now claimed that she's been invited to the White House to "ask questions".
On Monday, the American hitmaker sparked backlash after she revealed she had refused to get vaccinated to attend the Met Gala.
She further shocked fans by peddling conspiracy theories about the vaccine, later sharing a bizarre story about her "cousin's friend" allegedly having a reaction to the vaccine.
The next day, England's CMO Chris Whitty blasted anti-vaxxers who "should be ashamed" in a powerful response to her evidence-free "myth" about the jab.
Nicki Minaj has claimed that she's been invited to the White House
Prime Minister Boris Johnson went on to make a further dig at the hitmaker, saying that he "wasn't familiar of the works on Nicki Minaj ".
Later, she took to Twitter to accuse the PM and CMO of "dissing" her and became embroiled in a social media slanging match with Piers Morgan.
Tonight, she claimed that she had been invited to Washing DC to ask questions and said that she would be "dressed in all pink like Legally Blonde so they know I mean business".
She tweeted: "The White House has invited me & I think it’s a step in the right direction. Yes, I’m going. I’ll be dressed in all pink like Legally Blonde so they know I mean business. I’ll ask questions on behalf of the ppl who have been made fun of for simply being human. #BallGate day 3."
It comes after Nicki baffled her fans by tweeting on Monday: "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."
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The prime minister had later waded into the row during Tuesday's press briefing, saying: "I'm not as familiar with the works of Nicki Minaj as I probably should be, but I'm familiar with Nikki Kanani, superstar GP of Bexley who has appeared many times before you, who will tell you that vaccines are wonderful and everybody should get them.
"So I prefer to listen to Nikki Kanani."
Nicki bizarrely responded to Johnson's comments and tweeted: "I love him even tho I guess this was a diss? The accent ugh! Yassss boo!!!"
Chris Whitty and Boris Johnson appeared to reference the rapper's tweets at a press briefing
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Kuenssberg retweeted her comment and wrote: "2021 everyone …"
The hitmaker was unimpressed and snarked back: "Yes 2021 when jack a**es hang on to my every tweet but can’t decipher sarcasm & humor, and can’t read. Go away dumbo".
She went on to share an odd voice note as she imitated a British accent as she said: "Yes, hello Prime Minister Boris! It's Nicki Minaj! I was just calling you to tell you 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 a portfolio of my work, since you don't know much about me.
"I'm a big, big star in the United States!"
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