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Nicki Minaj Tweeted Her Cousin Wouldn't Get Vaccinated Because His Friend Got Swollen Testicles From It

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She also said she would not attend the Met Gala because of the vaccination requirement.
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Yes, the above title is real. Rapper Nicki Minaj stirred controversy on Sept. 13, 2021, when she vocalized her skepticism of the COVID-19 vaccine, claiming her cousin's friend had "swollen" testicles because of it, and that she would not attend the Met Gala because of its vaccine requirement. Minaj's opinions surfaced in response to a fan tweeting that her last public appearance was more than year go.

She also said she would not risk her infant's health:

I have an infant with no nannies during COVID. who mad? Not risking his health to be seen. One yaself. https://t.co/z1uo2OHO1b — Nicki Minaj (@NICKIMINAJ) September 13, 2021

She also appeared to confirm that she hadn't received the vaccine because she wanted to do "enough research" first:

They want you to get vaccinated for the Met. if I get vaccinated it won't for the Met. 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 (@NICKIMINAJ) September 13, 2021

More unusually she shared a story of her cousin's friend in Trinidad, who allegedly got vaccinated, became impotent, and developed swollen testicles. Her tweet, shared from her official account said:

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 — Nicki Minaj (@NICKIMINAJ) September 13, 2021

She also appeared to confirm that she had contracted COVID-19 previously:

Love u babe. I was prepping for vmas then i shot a video & guess who got COVID?…
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