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Nicki Minaj Defines Term ‘Karen’ After Calling Latto One

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Nicki Minaj has offered up her definition of the term “Karen” after using it as a derogatory reference to Latto during a recent spat on Twitter.

On Monday (Oct. 17), Nicki Minaj hit up Instagram Live in a conversation with podcaster Nunu Nellz to address her views as they pertain to the beef with Latto that popped off on social media in the late hours of Oct. 13. During the heated back-and-forth with Latto, Nicki called the “Big Energy” rapper a “Karen” twice and is now explaining why she feels that way by implying that Latto‘s sweet and innocent demeanor is nothing more than a front.

“Being a ‘Karen’ is more about being manipulative and being passive-aggressive,” said Nicki around the 9:11-mark in the video below. “This is an example. It’s a great example if you think about it, and White people and White women have used it for years and that’s why the term was created. If a White woman living in a White neighborhood sees a Black man, and this goes back for years and years, if that woman accuses that Black man of doing something, she knows that when that White police officer comes, he gon’ arrest that Black man because there’s already a stereotype of the Black man being all of these negatives. So, she can easily pretend to be innocent and sweet in front of the cop because she knows that that cop don’t like that Black man either.”

Nicki Minaj continued: “So, she can come on that Black man’s property, she can curse, she can antagonize people and then she can pretend that she’s the sweetest person on the planet. That’s what being a ‘Karen’ is about. And I’m not speaking about any specific person. That’s what ‘Karens’ do. We see it on the videos all the time. So, if you knew you were lying on me, right, and then got me attacked while you played innocent, then that’s what a ‘Karen’ means.”

The aforementioned Twitter beef between Nicki Minaj and Latto began last Thursday when Latto caught a stray in the middle of a social media rant from Nicki after it was announced that the Grammy Awards committee excluded her No. 1 charting single, “Super Freaky Girl,” from the rap category, deeming the song a pop record. The Queens, N.Y. MC explained that in her opinion, Latto’s 2021 hit song, “Big Energy,” should also be removed from Grammy consideration in the rap category if that’s the way the Grammys want to play it.

“I have no prob being moved out the RAP category as long as we r ALL being treated FAIRLY,” tweeted Nicki Minaj. “If SFG has 2B moved out RAP then so does Big Energy! ANY1 who says diff is simply a Nicki hater or a troll. I’d actually LUV 2 c a more street record win- male OR female! IJS rightIsRight.”

Latto then appeared to respond to Minaj’s opinion with a sense of disappointment.

“Damn, I can’t win for losing,” wrote Latto seemingly in response to Nicki’s classification of her hit single. “All these awards/noms, I can’t even celebrate.”

From there, what began as a private conversation between the female rhymers spilled over into the public space when in a since-deleted tweet, Nicki posted a screenshot of her DMs with Latto, calling the 777 artist a “Karen” in the process. At that point, things became exceptionally messy, with each rapper throwing shots at the other for the next several hours.

At press time, Latto has yet to respond to Nicki Minaj’s Instagram Live video addressing the situation.

See Nicki Minaj Define the Term “Karen” Following Her Beef With Latto in the Video Below

 

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‘Wednesday’ star Catherine Zeta-Jones is all praise for Netflix series and ‘marvellous’ co-star Jenna Ortega

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Catherine Zeta Jones was all praise for Netflix's hit series Wednesday,and co-star Jenna Ortega, in a recent interview.

On Wednesday, January 25, Catherine Zeta Jones, who plays Morticia Addams, spoke to Ross King in a chat show on Lorraine about the Wednesday series being renewed for a second season.

According to Daily Mail, the actress was alongside her husband Michael Douglas at a Burns night celebration.

She told the reporter, “When Tim Burton asked me to do it, I was like ‘whatever you want me to do Tim!’ and then the idea of me playing Morticia, who’s such an iconic, wonderful, juicy character was wonderful.”

Speaking about the show, she said, “It turned out so much better than I think anybody anticipated.”

Catherine also praised her co-star, “Jenny Ortega is just marvellous as Wednesday and through the eyes of Tim Burton it’s a lot of fun.”

The 53-year-old Hollywood star continued, “I’m really happy to be part of it I must say.”

Catherine’s screen icon husband Michael, 78, was certainly a fan of his wife’s work as he chimed in, “She killed Morticia, she really killed it!”

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Nia Long Says ‘Fresh Prince’ Costar Will Smith ‘Carried a Burden for Many Years to Represent’ Perfection

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Nia Long is proud of how far Will Smithhas come.

In speaking of her former Fresh Prince of Bel-Air costar, Long, 52, applauded Smith, 54, for how he’s handled himself in the spotlight.

“I will always love him. He’s had an incredible career, and he’s carried a burden for many years to try — to represent what perfection looks like,” Long, who played Smith’s character’s girlfriend and fiancée Beulah “Lisa” Wilkes on the series, said in an interview with Yahoo’s Kevin Polowy. “Or what achievement looks like.”

Long also reflected on her generation’s idea of “celebrity” — and how Smith fit into that box. “I don’t think that — at least when we were growing up — there was room to be human. I think he’s now able to be human,” she added.

Last year, Smith went viral after slappingChris Rock on stage at the Oscars. The unscripted moment came after Rock, 57, mocked Smith’s wife Jada Pinkett Smith’s shaved hairstyle, which was done to her alopecia.

Smith, in turn, faced a great deal of backlash before he eventually apologized for his behavior.

Though Long did not directly mention Smith’s outburst, she equated life in the spotlight to that of strict routine, which sometimes does not allow authenticity.

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“We all have our moments in life where we need to reconcile things that we suppress,” she said. “And I think — it’s hard growing up in this business and being front and center every day, all day.”

Of her own career, and backseat spotlight, she added. “Think about it — I can go to the grocery store anytime I want to, and for the most part, people are like ‘Hey, Nia Long.’ No one’s chasing me down the street. I still have my anonymity, and I appreciate that about my career.”

During the conversation, Long also got emotional discussing the difficulties she’s faced in recent months. Long went through a very public breakup last year with her fiancé, former Boston Celtics Coach Ime Udoka, after 13 years together. He had been caught having an affair with a female subordinate within the Celtics organization.

“I’ve had some pretty devastating moments in my life over the last couple of months, and I’ve had to just say ‘It’s alright. You’ll pick yourself back up’ — oh, my God I’m about to cry,” Long added. “You pick yourself back up, and you keep it moving.”

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Amber Heard Strategically Planned To Make Johnny Depp’s Life Hell? Ended Marriage Days After His Mother’s Death & Filed For Restraining Order On Lily Rose-Depp’s Birthday!

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Did Amber Heard Made Johnny Depp Go Through Worst During His Lowest Points? ( Photo Credit – Instagram ; Movie Still )

Amber Heard very well planned steps in divorce against Johnny Depp to take him down during his lowest phases? Read details now!

Amber Heard has been declared guilty of defaming Johnny Depp during the latest Virginia trial. She was ordered to pay a compensation of $10.35 million which was later settled for only $1 million. But did you know, the Aquaman star strategically took steps during divorce? Well, the details of it will leave you shell-shocked.

A lot had been said and done during the one-year span that Johnny and Amber remained married. There were accusations of cheating with Elon Musk, a threesome with Cara Delevingne and so much more! On the other hand, the Justice League actress accused him of domestic violence, and verbal abuse amongst other claims.

A report by Animated Times now reveals details that are truly giving us goosebumps. It looks like Amber Heard strategically planned to leave Johnny Deppdestructed. She allegedly filed for divorce citing their official separation day as 17th April 2016. Betty Sue Palmer, JD’s mom, passed away just 2 days prior to that and the actor was facing his worst possible phase.

On the other hand, Amber heard filed for a restraining order against Johnny Depp on 27th May 2016. That was again the day Johnny Depp was ideally supposed to celebrate the birthday of his daughter Lily-Rose Depp. But unfortunately, his ex-wife stole the thunder.

One refuses to believe that all of this is mere coincidence!

Meanwhile, Johnny Depp denied all the allegations made against him by Amber Heard and termed them “heinous.”

He reacted to them in court and said, “It’s insane to hear heinous accusations of violence, s*xual violence, that she’s attributed to me, that she’s accused me of. I don’t think anyone enjoys having to split themselves open and tell the truth, but there are times when one simply has to because it’s gotten out of control. Horrible. Ridiculous. Humiliating. Ludicrous. Painful. Savage. Unimaginably brutal. Cruel and all false.”

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