Superstar rapper Nicki Minaj once worked at a Red Lobster restaurant in the Bronx.
She was fired for “discourtesy to customers”.
This followed a familiar behavioural pattern.
By her own admission, Minaj was fired from ‘at least fifteen jobs’ for similar reasons.
That’s a LOT of jobs and a LOT of discourtesy.
I experienced at first hand what a stroppy little piece of work she could be when she appeared as a guest act on America’s Got Talent when I was still a judge on the show.
My three sons, aged 16, 13 and 9 at the time, were keen to get a photo with her backstage.
I approached her dressing room, where she was lounging and yawning on a couch, and made the polite request.
Back came the message: “No.”
“Sorry?’ I replied.
“Ms Minaj is not available.’
“Not even to say hello?’
My audience with her goons was over and I had to break the news to my sons that ‘Ms Minaj’ was too busy doing nothing to grant them a second of her precious time.
She proceeded to scowl her way through her entire time with AGT, on stage and off.
I thought of this when I watched Twitter blow up last night with Minaj’s angry rant about her supposed snub at the hands of the MTV Video Music Awards.
The main thrust of her fury seemed to be that her Anaconda video should have been nominated for Video of the Year, and the reasons it hadn’t been were because she’s a) black and b) not skinny enough.
Her tweets exploded like toxic firecrackers.
“If your video celebrates women with very slim bodies,” she raged, “you will be nominated for vid of the year.”
“If I was a different ‘kind’ of artist,’ she sneered, ‘Anaconda would be nominated for vid of the year as well.”
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Source:: PM Newspaper