Final week, throughout an Instagram Dwell, Nelson mentioned an alleged remark by Pinnock, her former bandmate, that had claimed to have been leaked from an Instagram message.
The leaked message, which couldn’t be verified by The Unbiased, purportedly confirmed Pinnock calling Nelson a “horrible individual” and referring to her ongoing blackfishing controversy.
Minaj seemingly criticised Pinnock, to which Nelson laughed in response. She has since confronted a backlash from Little Combine followers.
Pinnock is but to formally reply the furore, however in a video shared to social media by her sister Sairah, she might be seen seemingly referring to the state of affairs whereas delivering a tearful speech for her 30th birthday.
“I’m 30 years previous, I do know my character, you all know my character, everybody who meets me is aware of my character,” she says within the clip, including: “That’s all I care about.’”
Pinnock then provides a particular shout-out to her fiancé, Watford footballer Andre Grey, and their twins, stating: “And finest consider every little thing I stand for, every little thing I’m preventing for is for them. And I’ll by no means cease. I’ve discovered my voice now and I’ll proceed to make use of it.”
In 2020, the singer shared her personal experiences of racism since changing into part of the band in 2011.
Pinnock mentioned she typically felt just like the “least favoured” member of the group due to her race, and that she “sings to followers who don’t see me or hear me or cheer me on”.
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She has been campaigning in opposition to racial inequality and, earlier this 12 months, launched a BBC documentary titled Race, Pop & Energy.