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    Nov 8, 2014

    Nicki Minaj Accused Of Using Nazi Imagery In New Video

    This was a bad idea.

    Nicki Minaj is facing accusations of anti-semitism after releasing a seemingly Nazi-inspired lyric video for her new single, “Only."

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    In the animated clip, Nicki is depicted as a powerful military leader in charge of an army that look suspiciously like a bunch SS officers.

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    Red flags that feature a distorted, swastika-looking version of her initials are featured throughout the video.

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    There's a Nuremberg-esque parking lot for her tanks.

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    And her soldiers are shown wearing Nazi-esque armbands.

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    Intentional or not, fans on Twitter are outraged by the imagery.

    Just saw Nicki Minaj's lyric video for "Only You" and all I could say is PROBLEMATIC

    e-bae@ericbreakitdownFollow

    Just saw Nicki Minaj's lyric video for "Only You" and all I could say is PROBLEMATIC

    11:38 PM - 07 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    @NICKIMINAJ i <3 you. but making a nazi themed video, w/yourself as a sexy Hitler & your initials looking like a swastika? disrespectful :(

    Troye Sivan@troyesivanFollow

    @NICKIMINAJ i <3 you. but making a nazi themed video, w/yourself as a sexy Hitler & your initials looking like a swastika? disrespectful :(

    10:52 PM - 07 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    I like &#x22;Only&#x22; by @NICKIMINAJ with @drake and @chrisbrown / but who the hell thought it was ok to have the lyrics vid channel Nazi &#x26; Hitler?

    A.X@aaalissonFollow

    I like "Only" by @NICKIMINAJ with @drake and @chrisbrown / but who the hell thought it was ok to have the lyrics vid channel Nazi & Hitler?

    12:48 AM - 08 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Some are even calling for the video be taken down.

    Take down the nazi vid thanks @NICKIMINAJ

    @NICKIMINAJ Please delete the ONLY lyric video and apologize for the Nazi references please.

    Diego Munguia@diemunguia1500Follow

    @NICKIMINAJ Please delete the ONLY lyric video and apologize for the Nazi references please.

    12:31 AM - 08 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    @osnof @NICKIMINAJ right? I would love if @YouTube take this down smh @ het glamorizing nazi

    ♒️@666judass666Follow

    @osnof @NICKIMINAJ right? I would love if @YouTube take this down smh @ het glamorizing nazi

    8:21 PM - 07 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Has Nicki finally gone too far? Watch the full video and decide for yourself.

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