BET apologises to Nicki Minaj for unauthorised tweet

File: Nicki Minaj attends Harper's BAZAAR Celebration of 'ICONS By Carine Roitfeld' 


LOS ANGELES - Television network BET has issued an apology to Nicki Minaj for a tweet that poked fun at the rapper following Cardi B's win at the Grammys.

In a statement released on Tuesday BET said the tweet was unfortunate and that it was not a reflection of how the company feels about the rapper.

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"The post does not reflect how we feel about Nicki. And further does not reflect our company values", read the statement.

According to the company an internal audit is underway to ensure that similar posts are not published.

Following the tweet Minaj announced that she would no longer be part of the BET Experience.


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