Country singer apologizes to Nicki Minaj
No bad blood as Taylor Swift swiftly apologizes to Nicki Minaj after their heated fight on Twitter on July 21.
We previously reported that Swift swiped at Minaj on Tuesday, July 21, writing "@NICKIMINAJ I've done nothing but love & support you. It's unlike you to pit women against each other. Maybe one of the men took your slot.." after the rapper called out the VMAs for her lack of nomination in the Video of the Year category.
The "Anaconda" performer, 32, took issue with the awards show excluding her from its highest honor, writing, "If your video celebrates women with very slim bodies, you will be nominated for vid of the year. I'm not always confident. Just tired. Black women influence pop culture so much but are rarely rewarded for it."
Swift, whose nine-times-nominated "Bad Blood" music video features a bevy of thin supermodels, assumed that the words were about her and weighed in immediately.
After Minaj explained that Swift had missed the point, adding, "U must not be reading my tweets. Didn't say a word about u," Swift walked back her earlier statement, tweeting, "@NICKIMINAJ If I win, please come up with me!! You're invited to any stage I'm ever on."
The exchange between the hitmakers inspired Katy Perry – long time rival to Swift – to weigh in too. She tweeted:
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