Nicki Minaj's vaccine comments creating controversy as far away as U.K.

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his usually staid chief medical officer weighed in, prompting reply from Minaj and social media sarcasm.
A coronavirus briefing in Britain took an unexpected turn when the country's buttoned-up chief medical officer and prime minister found themselves talking about Nicki Minaj, vaccine hesitancy and her cousin's friend's supposedly swollen testicles.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the chief medical officer, Chris Whitty, were drawn into a debate about the global rap superstar after she revealed to her 22.6 million Twitter followers she had not yet been vaccinated.

Being jabbed was a requirement for attendance at this week's glamorous New York fashion event the Met Gala, she said, indicating she was doing her own research on jabs.

Minaj then shared a story about a cousin in Trinidad who refused to be vaccinated because his friend got jabbed, became impotent and got swollen testicles.

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