- Nicki Minaj's mom has revealed how Nicki and her other two kids motivated her to leave an abusive marriage with their late father
- Carol Maraj said even as a teenager, Nicki used to ask her why she put up with the abuse from Robert, who passed away recently
- The US rapper's mom was speaking about her book titled Leaving My Pain, in which she describes some of the abusive moments in the marriage
Nicki Minaj's mom, Carol Maraj, has opened up about how her kids motivated her to walk away from her abusive marriage.
Carol shared that the popular US rapper always asked her why mom would let her late father, Robert, treat her the way he did. Robert passed away in February this year, long before they reportedly made peace with Carol.
Nicki's mom has written a book titled Leaving My Pain. She reveals that she left the relationship because she feared it would negatively influence her three children.
In the book, Carol describes an incident that took place on 31 December, 1939. According to HollywoodLife, the 61-year-old said Robert had hit her and dragged her from the car on the day.
Crocs sales spike
In other news, Briefly News reported that snaps of Nicki Minaj wearing pink Crocs reportedly saw the sale of the shoes shooting through the roof. The popular US rapper posted the snap rocking the Crocs a few days ago when she returned to social media. Her Crocs were customised with Chanel Jibbitz.
According to Hot New Hip Hop, Nicki Minaj single-handedly caused a 4 900% spike in pink Crocs sales. The outlet reported the demand for pink Crocs spiked tremendously with shocking numbers being reported by The Sole Supplier. According to the UK-based sneaker community, Nicki's post personally contributed to a 4,900% growth in sales for pink Crocs.
The 38-year-old musician's fans have reportedly bought tons of stock from the footwear brand after their fave gracefully donned them in her recently-posted snap. Tweeps shared mixed reactions to the increase in Crocs sales after Nicki's pics. @Roman_the_goat_ said:
"The Queen of rap did that."
"Y’all better buy and stream her new music on Friday! it’s a hot Crocs summer!"
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