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‘Not Him Respecting Nicki Marriage and Not His Own’: Safaree Samuels Reacts to Questions About Nicki Minaj’s Music and Fans React

Safaree Samuels wants no parts of questions regarding his ex Nicki Minaj.

Samuels recently appeared as a guest on his “Love and Hip Hop Atlanta” co-star Yung Joc’s radio show, where he was asked various questions about his life. But when the conversation turned to his ex, Nicki Minaj, who is currently one of the most famous female rappers in the industry, Samuels opted for a quick and harmless response.

Safaree Samuels answers question about Nicki Minaj’s music. (Photo: @safaree/Instagram) and (Photo: @nickiminaj/Instagram)

Samuels was asked if he’s ever listened to one of Minaj’s songs while being intimate with another woman. The new father of two expressed his dissatisfaction with the question by saying, “that’s not a good question.” But Samuels ended the question about his former girlfriend of over a decade on a positive note. He said, “That woman is married with a brand new baby…God Bless, ok!”

But the fans cared less about Samuels’ mature response and instead snubbed him for not treating his soon-to-be ex-wife and mother of his children, Erica Mena, with the same respect. One person said, “Not him respecting Nicki marriage and not his own 🥴. Someone else wrote, “so you respect nicki enough bc she’s married and has a baby but can’t do the same for his own wife and new baby.”

But at least one fan did show Samuels some support for his decision. That person wrote, “Good answer , you’re growing up👍🏾”

Safaree and his wife Erica Mena (Photo: @iamerica_mena/Instagram)

Samuels and Mena’s marriage has been on the rocks since a year after they got married. In November 2020 and again this year in February, Samuels voiced his desires of wanting to get a divorce. In May, Mena filed for divorce and now that the new season of “Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta” has aired, fans are getting an up-close look at the decline of the couple’s relationship.

Mena gave birth to their son, Legend Brian Samuels, who is their second child, and days after the birth she revealed she had been in NICU with their son for 10 days. Samuels was bashed on social media for posting videos celebrating his birthday in Jamaica instead of being in the NICU with his son. Now in the latest episode of L&HH, which airs episodes months to sometimes a year after the events already happen, Mena is telling Samuels that she is 23 weeks pregnant with their son.

Samuels kept quiet for a while about the news and didn’t seem too excited. Referring to their 1-year-old daughter, Safire Majesty, Samuels told Mena “I feel we just started getting the rhythm with Maje turning one, and we have to start all over again.”

Neither Minaj nor Mena has reacted to Samuels’ latest comment.

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