Are you still staring at your television wondering what the hell you just saw Nicki Minaj perform on the Grammys? Well, you’re not alone. The catholic church is standing in line trying to figure out the exact same thing. But they feel attacked and wonder exactly why they were targeted by her and the Recording Academy.
According to the Root, the Catholic League was far from entertained by her performance and feel that the Recording Academy should be held responsible because they approved her performance. The president of the Catholic League, Bill Donahue, openly criticized the performance and is leaving the question as to whether Minaj is really “possessed” on the table. This is part of the statement as seen in the Washington Post:
“None of this was by accident, and all of it was approved by The Recording Academy, which puts on the Grammys. Whether Minaj is possessed is surely an open question, but what is not in doubt is the irresponsibility of The Recording Academy. Never would they allow an artist to insult Judaism or Islam.
It’s bad enough that Catholics have to fight for their rights vis-à-vis a hostile administration in Washington without also having to fend off attacks in the entertainment industry. The net effect, however, will only embolden Catholics, as well as their friends in other faith communities.”
The performance was supposed to show the world Minaj’s alter ego/inner demon also known as Roman. But, it appeared to bring out a sinister side of the Catholic church and induce a demonic performance that left many confused…some shaken and scared. The criticism has taken on a life of its own and if she was looking to bring attention to herself, she certainly barked up the right tree with this one.
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