Nicki Minaj skips Met Gala over COVID vaccine requirement: “If I get vaccinated, it won’t for the Met”

Rapper Nicki Minaj will skip the 2021 Met Gala over the occasion’s COVID-19 vaccination necessities. Minaj, whose actual identify is Onika Tanya Maraj-Petty, informed followers that she continues to be researching the vaccine and doesn’t wish to bounce into the determination. 

“They want you to get vaccinated for the Met,” Minaj, 38, tweeted Monday night time. “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.”

In an extended tweet thread, Minaj revealed that she examined constructive for COVID after making ready to attend the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards and struggled with being away from her 12 month previous son.

“Do u know what it is not to be able to kiss or hold your tiny baby for over a week?” Minaj tweeted. “A baby who is only used to his mama?”

Minaj additionally stated that fellow rapper Drake caught COVID in a so-called “breakthrough” an infection. She expects that she might be vaccinated as soon as she is required to go on tour, however won’t achieve this simply to attend the Met Gala.

 The “Pink Friday” artist continued her dialogue with followers over Twitter on Monday, encouraging commenters to get the vaccine whereas additionally sharing tales of vaccinated individuals who have skilled alleged unintended effects.

This might be the first Met Gala Minaj has skipped in 4 consecutive years. In compliance with New York’s “Key To NYC” vaccination guidelines, all friends attending the gala, which is famously held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, might be required to be absolutely vaccinated.

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