“I’ll be dressed in all pink like Legally Blonde so they know I mean business.”
The “Barbie Tingz” rapper additionally defined why she was absent from the Met Gala, which required attendees to be vaccinated. “If I get vaccinated, it won’t [be] for the Met,” she tweeted. “It’ll be once I feel I’ve done enough research.”
To make issues worse — in some way — Nicki Minaj’s cousin’s good friend’s testicles received concerned:
The web then took this alleged testimony and ran with it, expertly churning out a bunch of related memes — due to course it did.
The memes stored rising (I stand by this pun, IDC) a lot in order that the federal government of Trinidad and Tobago issued a response. “As we stand now, there is absolutely no reported such side effect or adverse event of testicular swelling in Trinidad,” Trinidad and Tobago Health Minister Dr. Terrence Deyalsingh stated in a televised COVID-19 replace earlier immediately. “Unfortunately, we wasted so much time yesterday running down this false claim.”
So, within the newest replace, the Queen of Rap tweeted that she was contacted by the White House and will likely be going to study extra in regards to the vaccine.
“The White House has invited me & I think it’s a step in the right direction,” the Trinidadian-born rapper wrote. “Yes, I’m going. I’ll be wearing all pink like Legally Blonde in order that they know I imply enterprise. I’ll ask questions on behalf of the individuals who have been made enjoyable of for merely being human. #BallGate day 3.”
Nicki additionally promised followers “full transparency” and supplied to ask questions on behalf of people who wished to know extra in regards to the vaccine.
Following, ahem, #BallGate, the rap star took to Instagram to announce that she is at present in “Twitter jail.” She wrote on her story that she was within the course of of creating a Twitter ballot earlier than she obtained a message saying she wasn’t allowed to tweet.
Welp! While I want the Oval Office go to was beneath higher circumstances than publicly professed vaccine hesitancy, I’m glad that Nicki is taking the steps to (hopefully) get vaccinated and encourage extra folks to take action!
With the Delta variant persevering with to unfold and three times as many COVID cases this 12 months as in comparison with the identical time final 12 months, getting vaccinated is one of the best safety towards the virus. Head to the CDC’s website to search out out extra details about the COVID-19 vaccine.
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