Nicki Minaj, fed up with some negativity, decided to delete her Twitter page on Sunday (April 15), upsetting her swarms of fans who launches trending topics in an effort to bring her back.
According to Rap-Up.com, the YMCMB hip-hop star sent off a series of tweets just before her Twitter profile went caput. Moments before Nicki shut down her page, she tweeted (@NickiMinaj): “Like seriously, its but so much a person can take. Good f***ing bye.”
However, a day earlier (April 14), there were signs that things were going wrong, when she wrote: “And that’s exactly why I’m paying the barbz DUST right now! And deleting my twitter. Smdh – don’t cry 4 me argentina.
“On 2nd thought, I’ll just follow a new set of barbz. The ones I follow r very mean and ratchet.*side eyes them*”, Nicki added.
Minutes after Twitter began greeting followers with “Sorry, that page doesn’t exist!”, her cult-like following launched the trending topic “#NickiComeBack” while adding messages about their sadness and anger over her disappearance.
Her right hand man Scaff Beezy (@ScaffBeezy) has since tweeted, “Sh** just got real.”
While it remains unclear as to what exactly set Nicki Minaj, Rap-Up.com speculates that it may have been “a recent influx of negativity on her timeline”, and adds that Nicki has been unhappy about “one fansite prematurely posted snippets of her album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded.”
Nicki isn’t the first celebrity to abandon their Twitter profiles. Artists such as Chris Brown, Cassie and Kid Cudi became fed up with the access fans or haters are given to their lives, so they deleted their profiles only to return at a later date.