Rapper Minaj condemned for Westminster Bridge scenes in new music video

Rapper Minaj condemned for Westminster Bridge scenes in new music video

Rapper Minaj condemned for Westminster Bridge scenes in new music video

Nicki Minaj is facing major criticism from fans over scenes filmed on Westminster Bridge in her new music video, No Frauds.

But what would otherwise be a triumphant moment for Nicki is instead igniting some controversy, as some are upset that the star included footage of Westminster Bridge, the site of the London terror attack that happened less than a month ago.

It opens with shots of Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, and features Minaj rapping next to the bridge while wearing a headdress and a beaded outfit.

Fans speculated that Minaj would cut footage of the bridge from the video, which was reportedly shot just one day before the March 22 attack.

The video has also found controversy in the United Kingdom as it includes shots of London's Westminster Bridge, where three people were killed and 40 injured during a terrorist attack.

Last month, it was reported that the Trinidad-born superstar was considering a re-shoot, following the attack. "Sending my condolences to the victims' families", she wrote.

After the attack, Minaj tweeted: "May God protect everyone in London".

"When everybody involved in the project heard the news they were devastated and thought it would be in bad taste to feature it".

The royal vid followed a jewel-encrusted Minaj dancing and grunting her way through scenic spots around London - including one shot on the Westminster Bridge.

The "Anaconda" rapper has not publicly addressed the backlash, but has engaged with fans on Twitter since releasing the visuals.

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