Sia misidentified Cardi B as Nicki Minaj on Twitter on Friday after a fan tweeted her a photo of Minaj.Sia replied: “I love @iamcardib and although this isn’t a collaboration, I would love to COLLAB with her any day!”Sia then made things worse for herself by tweeting both Minaj and Cardi B, who have been involved in a publicised, long-standing feud.Sia tweeted: “I don’t give a s— about feuds, George Floyd was f—ing murdered.”Sia then tweeted: “Hey, @iamcardib @nickiminaj you aren’t thinking about a feud right now are you? We are focused on the problem of systemic racism.”Fans criticized Sia for the mistake, with one person telling her: “Don’t try to police black women ever again; I don’t care if they were fighting it tooth and nail. It will never be your place as a white person.”Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories.
Sia replied to a photo of Nicki Minaj that a fan tweeted her by writing that she’d love to collaborate with Cardi B.Sia was sent the photo of Minaj on Friday and replied: “I love @iamcardib and although this isn’t a collaboration, I would love to COLLAB with her any day!”—sia (@Sia) June 12, 2020Sia soon realized her mistake, and wrote in a now-deleted tweet “My f— up,” and tagged Nicki Minaj.Minaj and Cardi B have been involved in a long-running feud, which Sia acknowledged in a follow-up tweet: “Dudes. I also like @MissNikkiiBaby I don’t give a s— about feuds, George Floyd was f—ing murdered Breonna Taylor. Murdered. Come on let’s rise in unity. You think @iamcardib and Nikki are so petty that they would want you focusing on a silly feud instead of REAL NEWS?”
Sia realized her mistake, but made things worse for herself.
Sia’s tweets attracted a lot of attention, causing the two fandoms of Minaj and Cardi B to reignite their own feud, while the hashtag “SiaIsOverParty” began to trend.
Sia continued to make things worse for herself by tweeting both Cardi B and Nicki Minaj in the same tweet, writing: “Hey, @iamcardib @nickiminaj you aren’t thinking about a feud right now are you?”We are focused on the problem of systemic racism.”
Sia tweeted both Cardi B and Nicki Minaj in an attempt to rectify things.
Twitter users then criticized Sia for this, with one user writing: “Ohhh, it’s bad. Is she really telling 2 Black women that they should care more about racism??”—Jennifer Bashford (@jenbashford) June 13, 2020 Another user wrote: “No @Sia, YOU are focusing on the problem of systemic racism. Black people are trying to decompress and have lives outside of the system of racism. Please continue to focus on your issues and we will focus on ours, thanks.”
—Six #FUBUSpiritualist??✊??? (@BlackWomenCry) June 13, 2020 Sia then apologized in a tweet, writing that she had made “a buffoon” out of herself:”I totally misunderstood a tweet earlier that has resulted in me making a buffoon out of myself.Sorry @NICKIMINAJ and @iamcardib if you hear about it. Can I just like you both?”—sia (@Sia) June 13, 2020 Neither Cardi B nor Nicki Minaj engaged in the Twitter mishap or responded in any way, but Twitter users were still unhappy with Sia, with one user telling her: “Don’t try to police black women ever again; I don’t care if they were fighting it tooth and nail. It will never be your place as a white person.”—Janae Thee Ⓥegan ? (@ideeryoubambi) June 13, 2020 Read more:
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