Nicki Minaj has spoken out about her controversial COVID-19 tweets that she made in 2021.The rapper went viral for her series of tweets on the vaccine – most famously, she claimed a friend of her cousin in Trinidad became impotent after receiving the vaccine. “His testicles became swollen,” she wrote on X/Twitter. “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.”According to the United States’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there is currently no evidence showing that any vaccines, including COVID-19 vaccines, cause problems with fertility in women or men.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, 2021The allegation sparked global backlash.
Chief medical officer of the UK, Chris Whitty, said Minaj “should be ashamed”, adding: “There are a number of myths that fly around, some of which are just clearly ridiculous and some of which are clearly designed just to scare.