Dr. Fauci Calls Out Nicki Minaj For Her Anti-Vax Tweets & Spreading ‘Misinformation’

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September 14, 2021 6:55PM EDT

Dr. Anthony Fauci said ‘there’s nary evidence’ that the COVID vaccines ’cause reproductive issues’, successful an interrogation with Jake Tapper, aft Nicki Minaj claimed it caused her cousin’s person to go ‘impotent.’

Dr. Anthony Fauci is weighing successful connected Nicki Minaj‘s anti-vaccine stance during his latest quality connected CNN. The 80-year-old doc and immunologist explained to Jake Tapper that the 38-year-old rapper is “spreading misinformation” aft she admitted she’s not vaccinated for COVID-19 and claimed 1 of the vaccines caused her cousin’s person to go “impotent” and person “swollen testicles,” successful a bid of tweets, which tin beryllium seen below, connected Sept. 13.

CNN truly had Dr Fauci speech astir Nicki Minaj, her impact! pic.twitter.com/L55mpGiscB

— 𝓐Đʳ𝕚Ⓐ𝓃 Mเ𝓷a𝐉 ™ (@prinzzolanski) September 14, 2021

“Is determination immoderate grounds that the Pfizer, Moderna, oregon the [Johnson & Johnson] vaccines origin immoderate reproductive issues, successful men oregon women?” Jake asked Dr. Fauci aft mentioning Nicki’s tweets connected the CNN show, which tin beryllium seen above.

“The reply to that, Jake, is simply a resounding no,” helium replied. “There’s nary grounds that it happens, nor is determination immoderate mechanistic crushed to ideate that it would happen.”

My relative successful Trinidad won’t get the vaccine cuz his person got it & became impotent. His testicles became swollen. His person was weeks distant from getting married, present the miss called disconnected the wedding. So conscionable commune connected it & marque definite you’re comfy with ur decision, not bullied

— Nicki Minaj (@NICKIMINAJ) September 13, 2021

Tapper past followed up with a question astir however authorities tin halt spreading vaccine misinformation that’s brought connected by almighty stars specified arsenic Nicki. “It’s precise difficult. There is simply a batch of misinformation, mostly connected societal media,” Fauci explained. “The lone mode we cognize to antagonistic mis- and disinformation is to supply a batch of close information… These claims whitethorn beryllium guiltless connected her portion — I’m not blaming her for thing — but she should beryllium reasoning doubly astir propagating accusation that truly has nary ground but a one-off anecdote. That’s not what subject is each about.”

They privation you to get vaccinated for the Met. if I get vaccinated it won’t for the Met. It’ll beryllium erstwhile I consciousness I’ve done capable research. I’m moving connected that now. In the meantime my loves, beryllium safe. Wear the disguise with 2 strings that grips your caput & face. Not that escaped 1 🙏♥️

— Nicki Minaj (@NICKIMINAJ) September 13, 2021

Fauci’s effect to Nicki comes a time aft she made headlines for dropping retired of the MTV Video Music Awards and 2021 Met Gala erstwhile she contracted COVID-19. “I was prepping for vmas past one changeable a video & conjecture who got COVID?” she wrote connected societal media earlier the gala. She went connected to explicate that she sadly wasn’t capable to beryllium astir her 11-month-old son owed to the microorganism earlier besides admitting she wasn’t vaccinated.

“They privation you to get vaccinated for the Met. if I get vaccinated it won’t for the Met. It’ll beryllium erstwhile I consciousness I’ve done capable research. I’m moving connected that now. In the meantime my loves, beryllium safe. Wear the disguise with 2 strings that grips your caput & face. Not that escaped one,” 1 of her tweets read.

Anthony Fauci, Nicki MinajDr. Fauci debunked Nicki Minaj’s claims that a COVID vaccine could origin a antheral to ‘become impotent.’ (BroadImage/Shutterstock)

Nicki followed the tweet up with the tweet astir her cousin’s person erstwhile further talking astir whether oregon not radical should get vaccinated. “My relative successful Trinidad won’t get the vaccine cuz his person got it & became impotent,” her tweet, which tin beryllium seen above, read. “His testicles became swollen. His person was weeks distant from getting married, present the miss called disconnected the wedding. So conscionable commune connected it & marque definite you’re comfy with ur decision, not bullied.”

Nicki has yet to respond to Dr. Fauci’s comments.