Nicki Minaj Pulls Out of Saudi Arabian Festival

'I believe it is important for me to make clear my support for the rights of women, the LGBTQ community and freedom of expression'

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Nicki Minaj is making a statement by backing out of the Jeddah World Fest. 

Minaj says she will not perform at the Saudi Arabian festival to show her support for the rights of women, the LGBTQ community and freedom of expression. 

"After much controversy surrounding her upcoming show in Saudi Arabia, Nicki Minaj has decided to back out of the Jeddah World Fest."

- Variety

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