Twitter Is Not Having Nicki Minaj's Wheelchair Joke

Twitter Is Not Having Nicki Minaj's Wheelchair Joke

Rapper posts video of herself commanding a person to walk.

Published November 1, 2015

UPDATE:  Looks like Nicki is not here for the back and forth. After explaining her dark humor for her slightly insensitive wheelchair prank, the femcee took to Twitter to silence those who still had something to say. In a series of tweets directed to Perez Hilton, who wouldn't let up, Nicki blasted the gossip monger, calling him desperate for attention.

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Looks like this Halloween, Nicki Minaj managed to scare off some fans after posting an offensive video where she appeared to be making fun of a person in a wheelchair. 

Among her many Instagram posts on Saturday night showing off her Halloween doppelgängers, her buxom princess costume and the festivities at 1OAK, where she celebrated fright night, there was one in particular that caught the most attention: a video in which she’s walking down a hallway and points to a person in a wheelchair and says, “I command you to walk!” while laughing hysterically.

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The social media backlash was immediate. “'I guess it's kool to make fun at disable people Smh,” wrote one of her followers, while another posted, “God will do with her when it’s time.”

Nicki later defended the accusations by saying that the person in the wheelchair was in fact a friend of hers who is not disabled. Still, fans weren't buying it. “Who cares if the person can walk or not. She still said something ignorant,” wrote one follower.

Nicki has since taken down the video. 

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Written by Evelyn Diaz

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