Rapper Nicki Minaj announced she would not be performing at a music festival in Saudi Arabia.
Minaj cited her reason for pulling out of the performance as wanting to show support for women, gays and the freedom to express thought, according to a report published by the Associated Press.
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“After careful reflection I have decided to no longer move forward with my scheduled concert at Jeddah World Fest,” Minaj said in a statement to the Associated Press. “While I want nothing more than to bring my show to fans in Saudi Arabia, after better educating myself on the issues, I believe it is important for me to make clear my support for the rights of women, the LGBTQ community...