Nicki Minaj Responds To Backlash Over "Disabled" Video

There's more Halloween drama for Nicki Minaj.

First, the singer caught flak for sharing a photo of a Bill Cosby-themed Halloween costume. A video has since surfaced showing the Minaj, decked out in a fairy princess costume, waving a wand at a Halloween partygoer in a wheelchair and commanding her to walk.

Video: Courtesy YouTube.
Not surprisingly, the video received a lot of backlash, with many accusing Minaj of making fun of people with disabilities. There is, however, more to the story. The woman featured in the video doesn't have a disability; she's a friend of the rapper who happened to be sitting in a motorized scooter.

Minaj defended her actions in a Twitter post aimed at gossip blogger Perez Hilton, accusing him of knowing full well who the woman was.

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Minaj may not be getting off the hook entirely, though. As commenters have noted, the video starts out with her saying, "If only I could find Handi-Man," as in the superhero character with special needs played by Damon Wayans on In Living Color. What's that about?

OPENER IMAGE: KCR/REX Shutterstock.
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