BET apologises to Nicki Minaj after "lace front" shade

Lula Sharp
February 12, 2019

In a statement, BET Networks said it has supported Nicki "from the very beginning and added: "Unfortunately, the respect we have for Nicki was violated by this post that should never have been written".

According to the company an internal audit is underway to ensure that similar posts are not published.

"BET loves Nicki Minaj", the statement reads. "I worked hard for my motherf***ing album", she can be seen saying in the video shared by a fan account. BET hopped on Twitter to call attention to the shade happening all over our timelines and inadvertently got hit by the crossfire.

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"I'm with u!" he replied.

In fact, folks over at BET are ducking for cover as Nicki and the entire Young Money crew of Cash Money Records made a decision to boycott the BET Experience, an elaborate music extravaganza that takes place every June during BET Awards weekend in downtown Los Angeles. Summer Tour dates dropping soon'. Cardi B, who won for Invasion of Privacy, is the first solo female rapper ever to win in the category. She took to Twitter Monday, inferring she didn't support BET's tweet and also swinging back at trolls attacking her historic Grammy win.

While on stage, the rapper couldn't nonce words and was smiling bright as she accepted her award alongside her team. Less than 24 hours after the initial tweet was sent, the "Barbie Dreams" rapper replied with a tweet of her own. She also instructed her fans who bought tickets to the BET Experience to get a refund. I was bullied into staying quiet for 7 years out of fear. "It would be inconceivable not to honor u last night", Chance said in his comment. "I feel for Travis cuz he really deserved that acknowledgment as well, but his moment is way bigger than the awards could say".

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