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Nicki Minaj Detained in Amsterdam After Allegedly ‘Carrying Drugs’



Nicki Minaj was detained at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport within the Netherlands, in line with the BBC, which is citing native media experiences.

The Dutch police instructed NBC Information they, “arrested a 41-year-old American woman at Schiphol Airport because of possession of soft drugs,” however the girl wasn’t named.

Later Saturday, the police posted on social media that that they had “released” the lady they arrested that afternoon on the airport “on suspicion of exporting soft drugs.”

“After consultation with the Public Prosecution Service, the suspect was fined and can continue her journey,” the assertion continued.

Minaj documented her encounters with officers on Saturday on social media, together with an Instagram Reside captured by a variety of retailers and followers, on which an official is heard saying they need to take Minaj into custody for “carrying drugs,” which she denied.

“I’m not going in there. I need a lawyer present,” Minaj stated from behind the digicam.

She and the official later stated she’s “under arrest” as she puzzled what for, however the official simply requested her to cease filming.

She continued to protest earlier than she stepped into what appears to be like like a police automobile.

Minaj is presently in Europe on her Pink Friday 2 world tour. She was scheduled to carry out in Manchester on Saturday night and is booked for different dates throughout the U.Okay. after she carried out in Amsterdam on Friday night time. Round 2 p.m. PT on Saturday, the Related Press reported that Minaj’s Manchester present had been postponed with Reside Nation saying the efficiency can be rescheduled and tickets can be honored.

“Despite Nicki’s best efforts to explore every possible avenue to make tonight’s show happen, the events of today have made it impossible,” Reside Nation stated in a press release. “We are deeply disappointed by the inconvenience this has caused.”

She later shared one other video on Instagram, which she posted to the grid on her account, by which she’s speaking with one other official who stated he wants to go looking her baggage.

“Isn’t that what you planned on doing from the get-go? Why didn’t you search it before it went on the plane?” Minaj requested.

The official stated authorities “did a random quick check” however now need to do a full search. When Minaj requested why, the official stated, “First of all because you filmed him … He doesn’t believe that you don’t have more with you than you say.”

She replied, “No, he asked me do I have any more in those purses and I said, ‘No,’ and I asked, ‘Where are my bags?’ They took my bags and put it on the plane before I could know what bags are on the plane.”

Writing on X (previously generally known as Twitter), Minaj indicated this all unfolded whereas her flight was delayed in Amsterdam as authorities instructed her they “found weed” and “another group of ppl have to come here to weigh the pre-rolls.”

“Keep in mind they took my bags without consent,” she added. “My security has already advised them those pre-rolls belong to him. Oh yea & the pilot wants me to take my ig post down.”

In an X publish at 7:51 a.m. PT on Saturday, Minaj wrote, “Now they said I have to go 5 mins away to make a statement about my security to the police precinct.”

Minaj additionally argued on X and Instagram that folks had been making an attempt to “sabotage” her tour.

Within the caption with the above Instagram video, Minaj wrote, “They’ve been trying to stop me from coming to every show. They took my bags before I could see them. Put it on the plane. Now saying they’re waiting on customs. This is what it looks like when ppl are paid big money to try to sabotage a tour after all else failed. Everything they’ve done is illegal.”

Reps for Minaj haven’t but responded to The Hollywood Reporter‘s request for remark.

Lower than 5 grams of marijuana are authorized to own in Amsterdam, in line with the Netherlands authorities web site.

Might 25, 1:10 p.m. This story has been up to date with a police assertion that the lady arrested on the airport on Saturday has been fined and launched.

Might 25, 2:13 p.m. This story has been up to date with Minaj’s Saturday present in Manchester postponed.

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