Did Nicki Minaj get married?
On the most recent episode of her Beats1 present Queen Radio on Apple Music, Minaj, 36, referred to her new man, convicted intercourse offender Kenneth Petty, as her “husband.”
“Each night time once I get out of the bathe, my husband takes this actually good lotion that we simply purchased, and he massages my ft, and rubs them, and he rubs every toe individually, and the heel, and the ball of my foot, and he does all of it,” Minaj mentioned on the present, which was recorded from London forward of her March 14 live performance in Birmingham.
It’s not instantly clear if Minaj is definitely married or is simply utilizing the time period loosely.
A rep for the rapper didn’t instantly reply to PEOPLE’s request for remark.
Minaj’s remark comes only a few days after the “Barbie Goals” rapper shared a photograph of herself and Petty, 40, in France captioning it, “Bae out in Paris.”
Minaj then shared a romantic photograph of Petty holding her in his arms as the 2 took within the view of the Eiffel Tower at Place du Trocadéro.
“It’s greater than a tower, I ain’t speaking about #Eiffel,” Minaj captioned the shot, quoting her personal lyrics from the observe “Anaconda.”
“PARIS I LOVE YOU!!”
Minaj confirmed her romance with Petty again in December when she posted a collection of photographs of him from her birthday celebration in Turks and Caicos.
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Minaj shared two photographs — one which options her posing along with her leg wrapped round Petty whereas he appears at her lovingly one other shot of him trying off into the space — together with a caption quoting lyrics from Adele’s 2015 hit, “Hey.”
“Did you ever make it out of that city the place nothing ever occurs?…it’s no secret…that the each of us…are working out of time,” Minaj wrote.
Minaj disabled the feedback on the put up debuting her new relationship after followers began slamming her for being with Petty resulting from his felony previous.
Petty is a degree two registered intercourse offender in New York, which suggests he’s thought of a “average danger of repeat offense” and shall be required to register as a intercourse offender for all times.
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In line with on-line information from the New York Division of Legal Justice Providers, Petty was convicted in April 1995 of tried rape within the first diploma for an incident that occurred in September 1994 involving a 16-year-old woman. He was sentenced to 18 to 54 months in jail, however it’s unclear how a lot time he truly served.
Minaj responded to a fan within the feedback, writing, “He was 15, she was 16 … in a relationship. However go awf Web. Y’all can’t run my life. Y’all can’t even run y’all personal life. Thanks boo.”
TMZ experiences Minaj has recognized Petty since they have been youngsters and is “assured he’s matured.” The positioning experiences sources near Minaj declare the mom of Petty’s girlfriend on the time filed the fees as a result of she didn’t approve of him.
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Neither a supervisor nor a rep for Minaj returned PEOPLE’s request for remark.
Petty additionally pleaded responsible to first-degree manslaughter within the capturing demise of a person named Lamont Robinson in 2002, in accordance with a felony grievance obtained by The Blast.
In line with The Blast, Petty plead responsible to the manslaughter cost in March 2006 and served seven years in jail after being sentenced to 10. Petty was launched in Might 2013, and had been on supervised launch for 5 years till Might 2018, information accessed by PEOPLE present.