The Nicki Minaj Guide To Dealing With Your Haters

24 August 2015, 15:52 | Updated: 8 May 2017, 17:09

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Liam Dryden

By Liam Dryden

Say goodbye to your Instagram if you cross Nicki and her Barbz.

Dealing with online hate is weird; despite advice like "Don't Feed The Trolls" and heavy use of social media's block features, so far no-one has quite figured out the best way to make it stop entirely. Sadly, not everyone has a legion of fans at their disposal to shut the trolls down when needed.

Nicki Minaj does, though.

The superstar rapper has figured out a fun new method of dealing with those who dare to cross her online: Public shaming. In a series of (now deleted) Instagram posts, a presumably fed-up Nicki called out people who had "dissed" her by posting screenshots of their profiles on her own account.

Nicki Minaj Callout Posts

Nicki Minaj Callout Posts

Nicki Minaj Callout Posts

Apparently "she was dissing me" is enough cause for the Barbz; plenty of them were psyched about giving the unsuspecting haters the shout-down of their lives, causing some of the profiles to quickly go private.

Still, a healthy amount of fans did make a point of calling Nicki out for cyber-bullying. Admittedly, when you have 32 million followers at your beck-and-call, it hardly seems like a fair fight to send them after someone with, like, 13. Regardless, Onika took to Twitter to justify her position:

Nicki might be onto something in showing other people how to deal with haters and trolls; buuuuut with the size of the squad fighting in her corner, she may need to learn how to shrug it off.


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