2022 VMA Video Vanguard winner Nicki Minaj was noticed heading out of her New York Metropolis lodge on the morning of Aug. 30, two mornings after she received the celebrated award from MTV on the Video Music Awards. The 39-year-old rapper was wearing one other brilliant outfit consisting of inexperienced leggings with mesh paneling and a white and blue corset high that confirmed off her cleavage. She accessorized with a big bedazzled necklace that spelled out “Queen”, a blinged-out bracelet, and a watch, and accomplished the look with brilliant purple peep-toe heels. Nicki styled her lengthy, highlighter pink hair in a excessive ponytail and waved at cameras as she exited the lodge.
Nicki’s ensemble was paying homage to the vivid outfit she wore as she carried out a sequence of her hits on stage on the 2022 Video Music Awards earlier than being honored with the Video Vanguard award, which has been awarded to Rihanna, Britney Spears, JAY-Z, Beyonce, Kanye West, and extra. She took management of the stage in a scorching pink ensemble consisting of a glowing lengthy sleeve mesh high that was lined in rhinestones and a light-weight pink skater skirt that was embellished with pearls and jewels. She had her curled pink hair tied up right into a excessive ponytail that was completed off with a light-weight pink bow.
After the occasion, Nicki become a a lot tamer look. She donned a chic silky off-white costume that featured a excessive neck and a bow throughout the neckline and her waist. The costume additionally featured a excessive slit up her left leg.
What actually caught followers’ consideration on the VMA after-party, although, was Nicki’s candy video she posted completely fangirling over Taylor Swift, 32. “The massive winner of the evening is the gorgeous Taylor Swift,” she stated as she held up the telephone for her to pose with the “Lover” hitmaker. “Barbz, I do know you like her. All of us love her,” she added.
As followers know, there was some short-lived drama between Taylor and the mother of 1 in 2015 after Nicki took to Twitter to complain about not being nominated for Video of the 12 months. “In case your video celebrates ladies with very slim our bodies, you may be nominated for vid of the yr,” Minaj tweeted after the nominations have been introduced. Taylor, feeling known as out, replied, “I’ve achieved nothing however love & assist you. It’s not like you to pit ladies towards one another. Perhaps one of many males took your slot.” Nonetheless, Nicki insisted that her tweet was not directed at Taylor, and Taylor later apologized for the misunderstanding. The pair then opened up the present by singing collectively to point out that there actually was no “Dangerous Blood” between them. Taylor went on to win Video of the 12 months for “Dangerous Blood”.
Nicki’s assist of Taylor on the VMAs after-party got here after Taylor was noticed completely jamming to the “Anaconda” singer’s set in the course of the present Sunday evening, displaying that the love is mutual.