Fans who eagerly waited to see if “Anaconda” rapper Nicki Minaj would get back at 2015 Video Music Awards host Miley Cyrus for her diss in the New York Times were not disappointed. When Minaj took the stage at the Microsoft Theater in Downtown Los Angeles Sunday after she won Best Female Video for “Anaconda,” she made sure to address the “Wrecking Ball” star. But there is something that shocked her fans: The Trinidadian beauty patched things up with “Bad Blood” singer Taylor Swift, with whom she got into a tiff with on Twitter about the VMA nominations for Video of the Year last month.
Their dispute seemed to be over when the two international superstars performed together hand-in-hand at the awards show, but Minaj took it a step further a day after the show, which garnered 9.8 million viewers, when Minaj penned a message for Swift on Instagram. “Love the conversations I have with this girl behind the scenes,” the rapper captioned a picture of her and Swift Monday. “So glad we got to perform together.”
The image garnered more than 527,000 likes from her 32.8 million followers after it was posted for less than seven hours. The photo got fans talking too, and garnered nearly 7,000 comments. Many of Minaj’s IG followers were confused that the “Night Is Still Young” rapper had forgiven the country-turned pop singer.
Taylor, thank you for being epic.
— NICKI MINAJ (@NICKIMINAJ) August 31, 2015
Though Minaj, whose real name is Onika Tanya Maraj, made amends with Swift, things weren’t as easily smoothed over with Cyrus. She didn’t mention the former Disney star in any of her social media posts.
But The “Wrecking Ball” singer didn’t seemed phased by the rapper’s shade. Instead of stirring up more potential drama, she decided to promote her new album, “Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz,” which is free.
— Miley Ray Cyrus (@MileyCyrus) August 31, 2015
“That’s what I’ve got the luxury to do. I can just do what I want to do, and make the music I want to make,” she told the Times last week. So many fans rushed to get her new album, the site crashed. Cyrus said her fans can check out the new album on mileycyrus.com. Click here to listen to her new (and free) music.
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