Dr. Anthony Fauci has shared his thoughts on Nicki
Minaj’s claim that someone’s testicles were affected by
the COVID-19 vaccine.
In an interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper, President Joe
Biden’s chief medical advisor explained that there’s “no
evidence” that COVID-19 vaccines cause a loss of
“The answer to that, Jake, is a resounding no,” Fauci
said. “There’s no evidence that it happens, nor is there
any mechanistic reason to imagine that it would happen.
So the answer to your question is ‘no.’”
Nicki’s tweet in question, which read that a friend of her
cousin “became impotent” and “his testicles became
swollen,” was one of a few that have caused a stir on
social media, as Minaj has been trading shots with
Fauci reiterated that misinformation regarding vaccines
is spread mostly on social media.
“The only way we know to counter mis- and
disinformation is to provide a lot of correct information
and to essentially debunk these kinds of claims, which
may be innocent on her part,” Fauci said. “I’m not
blaming her for anything. But she should be thinking
twice about propagating information that really has no
basis except [as] a one-off anecdote. And that’s not what
science is all about.”
Fauci’s comments come after Nicki’s tweet was already a
topic of discussion in a press conference for UK Prime
Minister Boris Johnson, who claimed he was “not as
familiar with the works of Nicki Minaj as I probably
should be.” Nicki responded to Boris in a British accent
of her own Tuesday, and got into a back-and-forth with
Piers Morgan, who called her “ghastly” and “one of the
rudest little madams I’ve ever met” for allegedly not
taking photos with his kids at an event once.
“Sir I’ve never met you,” Minaj wrote in response. “I
know…we all look alike. ‘Rudest little madam.’ I like it.
Has a special ring to it. Thanks Pierce. Love the accent.
I’d love to come chat. Scones. Tea. Clown nose & big red
shoes for you. Lmk babe.” And with this it is said that
opinions are like assholes, everybody has one….but is it
an educated opinion is the question.