Nicki Minaj has hit out at “demonic” Wendy Williams after the US talk show host discussed her new husband’s past.
In 1995, Minaj’s husband, Kenneth Petty, 41, was convicted of the attempted first-degree rape of a 16-year-old girl one year prior. He was sentenced to between 18 and 54 months in state prison, serving for just under four years. In 2006, Petty plead guilty to first-degree manslaughter and was sentenced to 10 years in prison. He ultimately served seven.
After Williams referred to Petty as a “sex offender” on an episode of her eponymous talk show this week, Minaj took to her Beats 1 radio show Queen Radio on Friday (1 November) to condemn her.
“There are people who report the news and there are people who do it with an evil intent in their heart, viciousness,” Minaj said. “And I pray for you because I know you’re hurting and I know you must be sick and humiliated.”
“When a woman isn’t really being loved at home, the viciousness is a different type, so I really wanted to pray for you today, because look at where you are now in your life,” the rapper continued. “Look at what age you are. You sat up there being vicious all this time, and paid for that man’s mistress all these years. You paid for her shopping sprees, you paid for her hotels, you probably even paid for her GYN bills, you paid to have that baby delivered, hoe. How you doin’, stupid?”