Pop star Miley Cyrus and Nicki Minaj appear to have a beef brewing following a handful of photos showcasing the former Disney Star's head cropped onto the NSFW "Anaconda" artwork.
Miley raised eyebrows over the weekend by releasing the must-see altered images.
Miley Cyrus is an Instagram wizard. Just about every day brings another magical, mystical image sprung from Miley's fertile, psychedelic mind. But even we weren't prepared for her latest brainstorm. You see, like so many of us, Cyrus seems to have been hypnotized by the cover art for Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" single. So, Miley being Miley, she adopted it as one of her own. (MTV)
Minaj subsequentely Instagrammed one of the Cyrus-as-Nicki photos, along with the message, "Give me one good reason why Miley made this her twitter avi. #AnacondaOniTunes" (It's important, even mid-beef, to always get in a plug.) Cyrus, for her part, wasn't deterred, and uploaded yet another photo of herself on the "Anaconda" cover, only this time it contained info on how to vote for Cyrus at the VMAs. Something tells us Nicki won't be voting to help Cyrus get a Moonman. (Billboard)
Although the self-proclaimed "Barbie" did admit they all hooked up, she revealed nothing solid came out of their studio session with Miley last year.
Well, it almost actually happened. Buzz about a collaboration between the two began after a photo of Cyrus, her "23" partner Mike WILL Made It and Minaj in a recording studio together hit Instagram in early August. "I didn't make any music with Miley," Minaj told me yesterday while promoting her new fragrance, Minajesty, at the L'Ermitage Beverly Hills hotel. "There was a song that was a possibility but it didn't work out." (E! Online)
In June 2013, Cyrus denied media and fan speculation of her trying to be a white version of Miss Minaj.
"A lot of people wanted to try to make me the white Nicki Minaj," Cyrus says. "That's not what I'm trying to do. I love 'hood' music, but my talent is as a singer." To that end, Edge is particularly excited about "Wrecking Ball"-a defiant power ballad produced by Dr. Luke with a thrilling vocal performance. "We were inspired by OneRepublic, and the way Timbaland used to do those big ballads," Cyrus says. Edge adds: "When Miley came to us she had really good songs already, including 'Wrecking Ball,' which blew us away. It could be a career song for her." (Billboard)
A few years ago, Miley decked herself out in a Nicki Minaj-themed costume for Halloween.
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Cyrus certainly got into the Halloween spirit, dressing up as a spot-on Nicki Minaj. On Wednesday (October 31), Miley tweeted a photo of herself as the Young Money rapper, opting not to recreate one specific Minaj outfit, but rather several different looks that Minaj has rocked. Cyrus covered up her short hair for a bright yellow wig, showed off mismatched nails, arm tattoos and a skin-tight leopard-print body suit, complete with butt padding.
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"@NICKIMINAJ you a stupppppiddddd hoe#stupittttstupitttt," Cyrus tweeted. It seems that Minaj not only approved of Cyrus' look since she retweeted her tweet, but was also flattered and is now considering a clever costume of her own. "I think I'm gonna go as Miley Cyrus because she's going as me, and I just saw her picture on Twitter," Minaj told Ryan Seacrest on Wednesday. "Should I do the short, blond cut like Miley?" (MTV)Click to Hear
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