Nicki Minaj Says She’s Retiring To Start A Family & Fans Freak Out: ‘Don’t Leave Us’

Is Nicki Minaj really done with music? The rapper tweeted that she's retiring from music to start a family on Sep. 5, and fans are devastated. The tweet comes just a few weeks after Nicki and boyfriend, Kenneth Petty renewed their marriage license.

Is this the real deal? Nicki Minaj is retiring from music to start a family, she tweeted on September 5. “I’ve decided to retire & have my family. I know you guys are happy now. To my fans, keep reppin me, do it til da death of me, in the box- cuz ain’t nobody checkin me. Love you for LIFE,” the “Hot Girl Summer” rapper, 36, wrote to her fans, aka the Barbz, on Twitter. However, they’re not happy.

“PLEASE DON’T PLAY WITH ME RIGHT NOW,” one fan replied to her tweet, begging Nicki to keep on rapping. “Onika I swear if u don’t say ‘sike,'” another shocked fan, who addressed Nicki by her real name, wrote. “Nicki, stop this ain’t funny I’m not prepared for this rn,” one Barbz member added. And, similar tweets to those continue to pour in from fans all around the globe.

Nicki’s bombshell confession came just a few weeks after she revealed on her Queen Radio show, August 12, that she and boyfriend, Kenneth Petty renewed the marriage license they initially obtained in June. At the time Nicki announced they had renewed their marriage license, she also said she had 80 days left to tie the knot with Kenneth, or they’d have to apply for a new marriage license. Although it’s unclear if the two are actually married, Nicki recently changed her Twitter display name from “Ms. Minaj” to ” Mrs. Petty”.

Many fans are confused over Nicki’s claim that she’s retiring from music, seeing as she’s already discussed a forthcoming album. During the same episode of her Queen Radio (mentioned above), the rapper explained, “I’ll be married before my album comes out, but will have my wedding after the album comes out. Before the 90 days is over, yes, I will be married.” She added, “I’m very happy about that because my baby makes me so happy.”
Nicki and Kenneth went public with their relationship late last year. She made their romance Instagram official in December, with a series of photos that showed them cuddled up together in Turks and Caicos.
This story is still developing. HollywoodLife reached out to a representative for Nicki Minaj and did not receive an immediate reply.

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