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She's now 'Mrs. Petty'

(Newser) - Nicki Minaj wasn't bluffing when she said she'd soon walk down the aisle. The 36-year-old rapper who previously said she was retiring to start a family announced her marriage to boyfriend of one year, Kenneth "Zoo" Petty, late Monday. She shared a video showing Mr. and Mrs.... More »

Nicki Minaj Announcement Stuns Fans

She says she's retiring to have a family

(Newser) - Nicki Minaj stunned fans Thursday by abruptly announcing that she is retiring from the entertainment business to concentrate on starting a family. "I've decided to retire & have my family. I know you guys are happy now," she tweeted . "To my fans, keep reppin me, do... More »

Celeb Most Tweeted About in US Isn't American

K-Pop band BTS nabs most mentions in 2018

(Newser) - Twitter data once again shows that South Korean boy band BTS is indeed a "global phenomenon," per Billboard . Year-end stats released by the site identify the K-Pop group as the most tweeted about celeb in the US for a second year in a row. One individual member also... More »

Tracy Chapman Sues to Block Nicki Minaj Song

She accuses Minaj of copyright infringement

(Newser) - Rapper Nicki Minaj is being sued for sampling a Tracy Chapman song without permission. Chapman filed a copyright infringement lawsuit Monday in a Los Angeles federal court. The Grammy-winning singer says Minaj's unreleased track, "Sorry," incorporates the lyrics and vocal melody from her 1988 single, " Baby... More »

Nicki Minaj-Cardi B Fight De-Escalates

Minaj won't file police report after rival attacked her with a shoe

(Newser) - Cardi B may have a goose egg on her noggin after a confrontation with Nicki Minaj that got physical, but she won't have criminal charges, TMZ reports. That's because Minaj was uninjured after Cardi B charged her Friday night at a New York Fashion Week party—throwing her... More »

Cardi B, Nicki Minaj Get Into a Fight at Party

Cardi B escorted out with a welt, allegedly from Minaj's security team

(Newser) - Nicki Minaj and Cardi B were involved in an altercation Friday night that got physical at a New York Fashion Week party, per the AP . Cardi B ended up with a sizable bump on her forehead, believed to have been caused by Minaj's security team, reports BuzzFeed . A person... More »

2 Big Names Come Through for 'Shamed' Cosby Show Actor

Geoffrey Owens reportedly to act in 10 episodes of Tyler Perry show; Nicki Minaj wants to donate $25K

(Newser) - The swelling tide of well wishes for the Cosby Show actor who was job-shamed by multiple media outlets may have just turned into something more lucrative. Sources tell TMZ that Geoffrey Owens has accepted a job offer by filmmaker and producer Tyler Perry, who tweeted earlier this week that the... More »

This Year's Most Eye-Catching Met Gala Looks

Divine designs was the theme

(Newser) - Divine designs floated up the red carpet at Monday's religion-themed Met Gala in shimmering golds, reds, and fuchsia; in crowns and in crosses; and even a pair of giant wings. One lesson of the night: If anyone can make a mitre modern, it's Rihanna. The Grammy-winning artist arrived... More »

'Unbelievable' Rape Case of Nicki Minaj's Brother Wraps Up

Jelani Maraj convicted of sexually assaulting 11-year-old girl, could receive 25 years to life in prison

(Newser) - The brother of rapper Nicki Minaj was convicted Thursday of predatory sexual assault after being charged with repeatedly raping an 11-year-old girl at his Long Island home. Jurors delivered their verdict on the second day of deliberations in Jelani Maraj's trial. The charges carry the potential for 25 years... More »

Minaj Pays Up to Students Tweeting for College Aid

The singer offered to help out a dozen students on Twitter

(Newser) - Nicki Minaj is sending a strong message to her fans: getting good grades can literally pay. TMZ reports that the singer promised to help a dozen fans tweeting at her for college aid, and has confirmed that at least two have already received money in their bank accounts. It started... More »

The Taylor Swift-Nicki Minaj Feud Is Over

Apology issued and accepted

(Newser) - As far as celebrity apologies go, this one from Taylor Swift actually sounds sincere: "I thought I was being called out. I missed the point, I misunderstood, then misspoke. I'm sorry, Nicki." Recipient Nicki Minaj thinks so: "That means so much Taylor, thank you," she... More »

Katy Perry Jumps Into Swift-Minaj Tweet Turmoil

Not that she's biased or anything

(Newser) - If the Taylor Swift-Nicki Minaj drama wasn't enough for you, Katy Perry has now jumped into the fray. After Swift chastised Minaj about the latter's VMA nominations complaint , saying, "It's unlike you to pit women against each other," Perry—who has a long history of... More »

Twitter Tiff With Nicki Minaj Not Taylor's Best Move

It was an uncharacteristic miss for Swift, who jumped on Minaj's VMA tweet

(Newser) - Taylor Swift is a human being who does human things. That's one of the main takeaways, according to Vox , after the singer posted a knee-jerk reaction yesterday to a tweet by fellow artist Nicki Minaj. "If your video celebrates women with very slim bodies, you will be nominated... More »

Diddy Takes a Tumble at BET Awards

Sam Smith also made an appearance—sort of

(Newser) - Watch where you're walking, Diddy. While rocking out on stage at the BET awards last night, the hip-hop star fell into a hole that had opened in the stage to introduce Lil' Kim during a performance in celebration of Bad Boy Records' 20th anniversary. He managed to pull himself... More »

4 Celebs Who Owe Taylor Swift Big-Time

She helped them out with 'career milestones'

(Newser) - Taylor Swift's might seem like she's hogging all the awards , but ETOnline points out that she's actually helped quite a few other artists along the way. The site rounds up six who owe her for career milestones:
  • Kendrick Lamar: The rapper—whom Swift name-dropped back in September
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Mariah Carey Says Idol Was 'Worst' Thing She's Done

So no, she won't be back

(Newser) - To say Mariah Carey did not love her experience as an American Idol judge would be a bit of an understatement. "That was the worst experience of my life," Carey said in a recent interview on Australia's Kyle and Jackie O radio show picked up by ETOnline... More »

5 Celebrity Wines That Are Actually Kinda Good

And 3 more that are pretty bad

(Newser) - The staff over at E! Online has offered up a pretty amusing taste test of 15 celebrity wines. Here are five that were reviewed pretty well—plus, just for fun, three that most definitely were not:
  • Drew Barrymore's Pinot Grigio: "I would actually buy this and make her
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5 Female Celebs With Their Own Businesses

Including lines exclusively sold at Target, Walmart

(Newser) - Business ownership is the latest must-have among women on the A-list. Five female celebs who are cashing in on their star power:
  • Halle Berry, Scandale Paris : The Oscar winner's line of $7 panties and $18 bras went on sale at Target stores in October. It's doing well, and
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Minaj Crew Member Killed in Bar Fight

She confirms the news on Twitter

(Newser) - Two members of Nicki Minaj's touring team were stabbed—one fatally—early yesterday outside a bar in Philly, where they were rehearsing for the tour. Minaj confirmed the news on Twitter , and Billboard confirmed the stabbings with the Philadelphia Police Department, though PPD would not reveal details or names.... More »

9 Big Music Feuds

Even Taylor Swift gets into them

(Newser) - One of the songs on Taylor Swift's hugely popular 1989 is reportedly about Katy Perry—"Bad Blood," which includes the lyrics "Did you think we'd be fine? / Still got scars on my back from your knife," is rumored to be about Perry "... More »

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