CELEBS BLAST NICKI MINAJ’S GRAMMY PERFORMANCE, CALL FOR EXORCISM AND LAYING OF HANDS

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Celebs on Twitter had their opinions about Nicki Minaj’s Grammy show.  The View’s Sherri Shepherd Tweeted she wanted to lay hands on her and Comedian Rodney Perry Tweeted he didn’t understand WTF she was saying.  (More to come)
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Nicki Minaj’s Grammy Spectacle Draws Mixed Reaction

Twitter followers debate about the performance, while one hip-hop expert tells MTV News it signals Minaj’s ‘push for pop.’

By Rob Markman

 

Nicki Minaj’s Grammy performance Sunday night (February 12) was spirited, to say the least. Beginning her set with the “Exorcism of Roman” mini-movie, Minaj unleashed her alter ego onstage in a horror-themed backdrop and debuted her “Roman Holiday” single. It was the most elaborate of the night’s Grammy performances and has everyone talking.

 

AllHipHop.com founder Chuck Creekmur thinks the performance will be among the most-talked-about tomorrow. “I definitely felt like she was reaching out to the mainstream with this performance, trying to make that full leap into the pop world,” he told MTV News. “She’ll definitely have people talking. Obviously, we’ve seen this before with Madonna and Lady Gaga — especially Gaga.”

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Nicki’s fanatic following on Twitter was in full support of Minaj’s display. “@NICKIMINAJ that is a monumental M4L for you and us. I’m in love with your performance,” @SlickerGuy tweeted.

Others weren’t as turned on by the Harajuku Barbie’s set. “Lady Gaga and Nicki Minaj, I’m all about expression, but it has gone overboard. Love Adele cause her focus is on music, not controversy,” @thekatiestevens wrote.

“I liked Nicki Minaj’s performance. Too many people be sipping on that hater aid! Hahaha,” @_lookslikeali wrote, responding to all the negative comments.

While he did praise her for pushing the envelope, Creekmur thought Minaj was slowly shifting out of the hip-hop universe for poppier pastures. “One part theater and one part music — it just felt very much like she almost abandoning her hip-hop roots and really making a push for pop,” he said. “Not necessarily in a bad way, but definitely a concerted effort; when you’re making the leap and you know you’re not coming back.”

Stick with MTV News for all the news on Whitney Houston’s tribute, the Grammy red-carpet fashion, Grammy winners and more until the hangover wears off!

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CELEBRITIES TWEET TWITTER R.I.P. FOR SUPER STAR WHITNEY HOUSTON. PDIDDY IS FIRST, SAYS SADDEST DAY OF HIS LIFE. MARIAH CAREY AND AUTHOR TERRY MCMILLAN DEVASTATED. NICKI MINAJ, KELLY ROWLAND,TONI BRAXTON, THE VIEW’S SHERRI SHEPHERD SHOCKED. JOAN RIVERS, ANNE RICE, SIMON COWELL, PAULA ABDUL, RUSSELL SIMMONS, MISSY,X FACTOR MELANIE AMARO, CIARA, JUSTIN BIEBER, KIM KARDASHIAN, HOLLY ROBINSON PEETE, PARIS HILTON, IDRIS, CHRISTINA A., ETC.

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Superstar Whitney Houston is dead.  Her friends, fans, and followers are in mourning.  The singer/actress was seen about town last week with ex-boyfriend Ray J.  Today, the biggest names on the planet Tweet their R.I.P.’s and thoughts on the singing legend whose many problems with drugs is widely known. Her ex-boyfriend and great friend Ray J’s Twitter is silent as is his sister Brandy who celebrated her birthday today.  Superstar Mariah Carey tweets heartfelt message and changes profile pic to one of her and her friend, Whitney, so did Wyclef Jean.

Terry McMillan who wrote “Waiting to Exhale and her co-stars are understandably in shock.

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deeply saddened by the death of Whitney Houston…may she rest in peace >> bit.ly/yNudvn

PDIDDY had just Tweeted his 4.8 million followers about the values of family and how short life is. Then he found about about Whitney.

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Whitney Houston!!! OMG!! I really can’t believe this.. This is one of the saddest days ever..

Life is shorter than you think. Don’t waste time on bullshit! Pls!!!! 🙂

@ddodds18 I have 6 beautiful humble kids!!!!! God is the Greatest! God bless your kids! 🙂

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She will never be forgotten as one of the greatest voices to ever grace the earth.

My heartfelt condolences to Whitney’s family and to all her millions of fans throughout the world.

Heartbroken and in tears over the shocking death of my friend, the incomparable Ms. Whitney Houston.

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We have lost another legend. Love and prayers to Whitney’s family. She will be missed.

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Nicki Minaj @NICKIMINAJ

Jesus Christ, not Whitney Houston. Greatest of all time.

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Whitney Houston. What a sad tragedy-the end of the life of an incredible talent. RIP to an amazing singer and legend.

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Ray J found Whitney Houston on his sister Brandy’s birthday … a prayer for him

RT @yvettenbrown: Wow… 😦 Here she is singing just this past Thursday w/ @KellyPrice4Real her lashttp://bit.ly/wlK8wB “Yes.Jesus Loves Me”

Praying for Whitney Houston’s family. Especially her daughter Bobbi Kristina

Whitney I hope you found the peace in Heaven that you could never seem to find down here. RIP Ms. Houston “where do broken hearts go”

#WhitneyHouston dead at 48 … I can’t believe it… I’m sitting here absolutely in shock… hard to breathe right now #senseless #death

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with her, forever. This is truly unbelievable. My prayers and condolences to her family at this sad time.

inspiration to me. She has always had sweet and fun words to say to me. I will cherish the moment I was able to share (cont)

RIP Whitney Houston. A Legend lost:( Her voice was insurmountable, her smile was illuminating, she was truly one of a kind and a huge(cont)

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The voice of an Angel, the Heart of a Lamb, the spirit of a Lioness, the presence of a Goddess, love you R.I.P Whitney Houston

This is the saddest thing I’ve ever had to write in my life, R I P to one of the greatest humans that I have ever known Whitney Houston

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Just heard the tragic news that Whitney Houston passed away. I pray for her daughter & loved ones. We will always love you Whitney…

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Today is my Moms birthday and her Hero just passed away we feel like she was a part of our family. RIP Whitney we Love u.

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“To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord” RIP to Whitney Houston a true queen.” via @NickCannon #RIPNippy

Whitney: Thank You. You gave so much to us. Inspired the world. #soundtrackofmylife #iwillalwaysloveyou

Please please please don’t let this be true…..

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just heard the news. so crazy. One of the GREATEST VOICES EVER just passed. RIP Whitney Houston. My prayers go out to her friends and family

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My deepest sympathies and prayers go out to her daughter, her mother and to all of her loved ones.

She embraced me when I first started out with Destiny’s Child, with love, with encouragement and with that powerhouse voice.

I am beyond heartbroken. Whitney Houston was undoubtedly one of the greatest singers & performers of all time & such a huge influence on me.

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20m Montel Williams Montel Williams @Montel_WilliamsRest In Peace Whitney Houston-She was a true talent and my heart goes out to her family.
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Renee Graziano @reneegraziano Rip WHITNEY HOUSTON beautiful nbeyond talented. ALL MY PRAYS GO OUT 2 HER DAUGHTER!!!!!
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RIP Whitney Houston.

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Kevin Hart @KevinHart4real

My prayers go out to her family & friends!!! I’m speechless right now……RIP Whitney Houston

I just Heard that Whitney Houston passed away 2day, I want everyone 2 remember her for what she was & that’s a LEGEND & A music Icon! RIP

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Whitney Houston is gone! This is so tragic. I remember when she burst on the scene with that powerful,… fb.me/1mbdUttYu

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I’m so sad to hear of #WhitneyHouston‘s passing. May she rest in peace. My prayers & condolences to her daughter & family. 4ever remembered.

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I am so sad to hear about Whitney. We have lost one of the greatest singers of all time.

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I am devastated. I am absolutely devastated at the news about Whitney Houston. Such a tragic, tragic loss.

Paris Hilton @ParisHilton

Life is so short and precious. Live everyday as if it were your last…

So sad to hear the news about Whitney Houston. 😦 She was such a beautiful and talented woman. My heart goes out to her family. RIP

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Her range seperates her from the rest, maybe C. Aguilerra to RT @TopherDaTiger: @ochocinco Where does she rank as singers for you personally

Grandma n Evelyn woke me up to the sad news on the passing of Whitney Houston, if there was a voice to represent that of an angel she’s it.

This is total bull droppings, my pisstification level is 10. Nothing to do, I’m going to bed. Tweet y’all at 5am

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Melanie Amaro @ItsMelanieAmaro

I sing as strong as I do now because of you Whitney 😥

I love u sooo much Whitney Houston 😥 u will always be in my heart and my mind an my soul your music made me the girl I am today 😦

She told me to carry on the torch 😦 I didn’t know what that meant but now I know I must continue to sing with all my heart like she did

I refuse to believe that I JUST met one of my two idols for the first time and 3 days later she is dead !!! Lies !!!! I won’t believe 😥

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@TheRealEve

THE WOEve @TheRealEve Wow R.I.P Whitney Houston. So sad. My prayers go out to family,friends,fans…

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She was A TALENT & A LEGEND. She was never a “reality star” No jokes from me about Miss Houston today.

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Thank u 4 the times we worked 2gether your Voice touched the World! N this rough time I pray for The Houston Family…

This is such a sad moment! I’m speechless I have no words of what I’m feeling right now. Rest in Peace Whitney Houstan I love u.

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rip 2 a Legendary Diva, Icon, Mother & Friend Whitney Houston. 1 of the greatest voices ever. u will be truly missed. R.I.P Whitney Houston

Arsenio Hall

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@ArsenioOFFICIAL

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Arsenio Hall @ArsenioOFFICIAL

SPEECHLESS!!! Whitney Houston / 1963 – 2012 [[[RIP]]]

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R.I.P. Whitney Houston. Our prayers go out to Bobbi Kristina and her family.

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She’s paved the way for every single singer in the music industry. Iconic, legendary, innovating, amazing, humble…1 the best in the world

My heart is weeping…RIP to the Legendary Diva & Icon Whitney Houston!!!!! Such an incredible influence over music as a whole!

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RIP Whitney Houston =-( Prayers go out to her family & loved ones

Terry McMillan @MsTerryMcMillan

Whitney added beauty to the world. She took nothing from it.

My deepest condolences to Whitney Houston’s family and friends. I first met Whitney when we were in Rome on… fb.me/1B1vKQ5PF

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Rip whitney my heart is broken. I can’t wrap my mind around this. The loss is too great.

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Oh Dear Lord! Huritng so Bad!!! MY Sister Whitney!!!!!!! Newark please Pray!!! World Please Pray!

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I’m going to pray. Done tweeting.

I’m sad, hurt and angry. Because I did not want to see her leave us. Period.

Terry McMillan @MsTerryMcMillan

I am not thinking about the damn movie. So please, don’t ask.

I’ve dreaded this happening.

Terry McMillan @MsTerryMcMillan Fuck.

Noooooooooooooooooo. No. I’ve just been praying that she stayed healthy. And not for a stupid movie.

Faith Renée Evans @faithevans

@Crystal_Wright: Father, in the name of Jesus I thank you that Whitney’s daughter is covered and protected by … m.tmi.me/lN5oL

@lfurlough I meant it like, “Biggie Smalls is the illest!”… I understand opinions, but she was a dynamic person to have known!

My prayers & love to Krissi, Cissy, Michael, Gary & Pat Houston & all of #TEAMNIPPY who were there over the years! Love you Bobby Brown!

KhloéKardashianOdom @KhloeKardashian

I will always love you Whitney Houston

Just heard Whitney Houston passed away 😦 many prayers go out to her family and all who are grieving the loss of an icon. So sad… RIP

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Very sad news about Whitney. My heart and prayers go out to her daughter and family.

SHERRI SHEPHERD TWEETS FROM KNICKS GAME, BEEFS WITH FOLLOWER WHO QUESTIONS HER PLAY BY PLAY

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@Carjax44 when I said Jeremy Lin “Knocked it out of the park” it was an expression. When I said Carmello was a pt guard that was my hubby!

@SherriEShepherd All I do is Lin, Lin, Lin!!

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@like2putyoudown but I am happy – I hope you can find some as well. God Bless You!

Luck is when opportuniTy meets preparation … Prime example is Jeremy Lin #17 of the New York Knicks.

What R the odds that Anthony & Baron Davis (both point guards) are out & Jeremy Lin steps up to the plate & knocks it out the park!

@MissJaiB if you want a pair of #pajamajeans I think you can just google it & their website should come up.

Jeremy Lin #17 has 36 points – he is on fire! Unstoppable! The Lakers are getting they’re behinds served on a plastic plate!

4h Sherri Shepherd Sherri Shepherd @SherriEShepherdJeffrey says “Mommy U have 2 wear a Knicks Jersey” he hands me 1of his. I told him sadly “Mommy’s boobies R2 big. But I got thigh hi boots!”

THE VIEW’S SHERRI SHEPHERD IS BACK ON THE WAGON, RECONNECTS WITH FRIENDS ON TWITTER. TWEETS LATE NIGHT

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RT @kirastokesfit: Oatmeal with sliced almonds, two hard boiled eggs no yolk with hummus…yummy! JUST LOST WEIGHT ENVISIONING THIS!

2h Sherri Shepherd Sherri Shepherd @SherriEShepherdHey @CarleaseBurke … mama you have to

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follow me :O) Miss you … “I’m gonna die Sherri … cough cough hack hack… I can feel it!”

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1:13 a.m. sometimes I’m like a little kid … “I’m not sleepy … I don’t wanna go to bed” … somebody needs to pop me upside the head!

@CarleaseBurke … call me up mama … need to talk with you … @JawnMurray …need to talk with you, but tag I’m it

TALK SHOW HOST SHERRI SHERPHERD IS SHOPPING FOR MAN’S BEST FRIEND AND FALLING OFF HER DIET WAGON

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The View’s Sherri Shepherd wants a dog and hamburgers.

Sherri Shepherd

Sherri Shepherd

@SherriEShepherd

Sal’s Wife, Jeffrey’s Mother, Actress, Co-Host of The View, Star of Lifetime Sitcom Sherri, Jesus Groupie, Host of the Newlywed Game & Karaoke Queen

New York, NY · http://www.SherriShepherd.com

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I had two dogs in l.a. a lab and a retriever and was just as busy… I can do it

and a dog that doesn’t bark all the time… those yap yap dogs … nope!

and would like a dog that’s kid friendly … although I think pretty much all dogs are kid friendly if trained correctly…

really want to get a dog 4 the family… part protective/guard dog… dog that won’t shed all over the place… doesn’t need walking 9x/day

So … @DonniesDancer @OUBad … whaddaya think @DonnieWahlberg is doing… thinking about getting an English Bulldog

RT @LarryLuvLIFE: @SherriEShepherd White Castle has a special promotion for Valentines Day.Sliders and onion chips!! LOVE IT!

SHERRI SHEPHERD TWEETS SUPERBOWL SENIOR CITIZENS THOUGHTS, GIVES MADONNA PROPS, AND PITCHES WHAT’S LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT TINA TURNER FOR NEXT YEAR’S SHOW

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The View’s Sherri Shepherd is always funny, even when she’s watching the Superbowl.  She Tweeted her thoughts and musings to her 355,000 followers on the big event, the halftime entertainment and even tossed in her observations of N.E. Wide Receiver Chad Ochocinco’s Basketball Wives of Miami fiancee, Evelyn Lozada.

Sherri Shepherd @SherriEShepherd

Would love to see Miss Tina Turner do a half-time show. If you’ve never seen her perform live RUN to her next concert & she’s 73!

I think #Madonna is one of the few artists who thru the years has consistently been able to reinvent & keep herself relevant. Go 53 yr old

I disagree with ya’lll. I hope at 53 I can wear thigh high boots w heels, dance, flip & climb up stairs. #Madonna did her thing #superbowl

I actually thought Madnna did a great job on the Half Time show. It looked pretty cool here on the dield

@SandraRose @Zeralyn Ocho Cinco just caught a pass. Evelyn Lozado just sighed in relief & jumped up & down in her new Loubitons! #superbowl

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