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Nicki Minaj Confirms She Is Not Really Voting for Mitt Romney

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"Thank you for understanding my creative humor & sarcasm Mr. President, the smart ones always do..."

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 14: Nicki Minaj performs at Pepsi Presents Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday Tour at Roseland on August 14, 2012 in New York City.Credit: Getty Images for Pepsi

The Internet was set ablaze last week when rapper Nicki Minaj mentioned GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney on a Lil Wayne mixtape, leading many to believe that she was, in fact, endorsing Romney.

"I'm a Republican voting for Mitt Romney/ You lazy bi*ches are f**king up the economy," she rapped.

Some of Romney's supporters boasted that such a famous celebrity was on the Romney/Ryan bandwagon, while others expressed their desire for her to take it back because they didn't enjoy her music. Well, Minaj herself has clarified and put the issue to bed for good: She is not voting for Romney, she supports President Barack Obama.

The clarification came after President Barack Obama went on Power 95.3 in Orlando and told listeners that he didn't think the lyrics amount to an endorsement.

"I'm not sure that's actually what happened... I think she had a song on there, a little rap that said that… She likes to play different characters," Obama said. That led Minaj to tweet:

(H/T: The Atlantic Wire)

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