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BET Apologizes to Nicki Minaj for Throwing Shades at Her in a Tweet.



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American entertainment television BET, has apologised to rapper Nicki Minaj for throwing shades at her in a tweet.

BET posted the tweet after Cardi B received the award for Best Rap Album at the Grammy’s, she is the first female rapper to win this award. The caption to the post was the shade being thrown at Nicki Minaj, the caption read “Meanwhile Nicki Minaj is being dragged be her lacefront“.

Nicki who was angered by this, pulled down her BET Experience performance.

According to the ‘Chun-Li’ hit maker, she and her label, Young Money, would not be part of the BET Experience later this summer. –

She was initially booked to co- headline the event with Cardi B just days before the BET Awards in June.

BET has released a statement to show absolute remorse for the tweet directed toward Nicki Minaj.

They wrote:

The wrote:

BET loves Nicki Minaj. We have supported her from the very beginning of her career and will continue to do so moving forward. Nicki has paved the way for so many performers and has solidified her place as one of the most powerful figures in the music industry.

They added:

Unfortunately the respect we have for Nicki was violated by this post that should never have been written. The post does not reflect how we feel about Nicki. And further does not reflect our company values. We deeply apologize for the hurt, disappointment and confusion that this post has caused. We are committed to doing everything we can to address the situation.

BET also says:

We are also conducting an internal audit to assure these types of posts are not published again.  We have apologized to Nicki and her team. The post has been removed and we have taken additional appropriate action. We understand Nicki’s position and look forward to continuing our dialogue with her. Finally, we apologize to all of her fans. This should have never happened.

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