Nicki Minaj Addresses Taylor Swift VMA Twitter Spat

The 'Anaconda' singer says 'a little funny business' prompted her Twitter spat with Taylor Swift.
4:39 | 07/24/15

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You are. Are you? Are you? I don't know which one but it all spells out Nicki and we know this is going to be good. This crowd, this energy and now our Lara up here live with Nicki Minaj. Ginger, you just asked who is the biggest Nicki Minaj fan? I am! Hello, my Nicki. Hi, honey. How are you? Great to see you again. I want your microphone. It looks fabulous. So much going on with Nicki Minaj. Congratulations on the pinkprint tour, the movies, perfumes, other business venture, so much to talk about, plus how many songs today? We're going to do about three songs today. How does that sound? Three songs from Nicki. Want to begin, you've been in the press lately. A lot of talk about a bit of a Twitter firestorm over the mtv video music awards. I want to read what you wrote. You said "If I was a different kind of artist, anaconda would be nominated for best choreo and vid of the year, as well." Your original intent may have gotten lost in the shuffle. Would you say that. Yeah. I would love you to clear the air. What did you mean by that? Well, first of all, I spoke to Taylor swift yesterday on the phone. I was going to get to part two. That's part two. Because that was the second. So she was, you know, super, super sweet and she apologized. She said, look, I didn't understand the big picture of what you were saying but now I get it so we're all good. But, yeah, I was just saying I posted something on my instagram and it just showed the stats of other videos that had been nominated previously and it just seemed to be a little funny business going on. And -- And clarify. Well, it just, you know -- "Anaconda" had such a huge cultural impact and on top of that we broke the vivo record so -- So this is actually my third time breaking the vivo record and "Anaconda" should have been nominated and I therefore think if it was one of the pop girls they would have many nominations for it and -- You had three. And I got -- I think I got two nominations for "Anaconda" for female and hip-hop but should have been for the year and that's all we were saying and it is what it is. And the reason that Taylor swift came into the fray was you also tweeted "If your video celebrates women with very slim bodies, you will be nominated for vid of the year." She weighed in. She thought you were referring to her. She later apologized writing she tweeted "I thought I was being called out. I missed the point. I misunderstood then misspoke. I'm sorry, Nicki." Yeah, that's super sweet. Yeah, I just -- I think that we just have to have both images for girls. We can't have only, you know, one type of body being glorified in the media because it just makes girls even more insecure than we already are. Right. You know, and -- I mean I got to believe this is the makings of a beautiful collaboration. You guys have worked together in the past. Can we make something beautiful come from this with you two? I'm sure we can. You know why, because it takes a big person to do what Taylor did and everyone sometimes speaks out of turn, you know, I've been there. Sometimes we do things and we don't think right away or we don't investigate, you know and then we just talk. So it was big of her to come out and say that so, yes, we soak for a long time. We were cracking up laughing on the phone. It's over, you guys, and I love you guys for supporting me. Yeah. Thank you so much. I am glad you love Taylor and I think it is great and I do hope something -- you both are so talented. I would love to see it. Of course, I would love to work with her. Can I celebrate Nicki's talent for a minute. Thank you. The woman can sing and dance. The acting -- I mean you're acting with one of my favorite people in the world. Cedric is a dear friend of mine "Bashershop 3." You guys are going to love "Barbershop 3." I'm not kidding. I'm not kidding. That movie is so freakin' funny and so classic and has an amazing cast and are you guys going to see it? I think they will. Also, a perfume line, another business you're going to talk to us a little bit later an a world tour, the pinkprint tour is on so thank you for making time for us today. Thank you for having me. We'll get live singing coming

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