After much speculation, it was confirmed Tuesday, April 12, that Nicki Minaj would be joining Britney Spears on tour this summer.
“I am beyond thrilled to tour with Britney. It’s an honor. She’s an icon,” Nicki told MTV News in an exclusive statement. “This summer will be one for the books!”
“Could not think of a sexier Femme Fatale than @NickiMinaj to come on tour with me! Gonna be a hot summer people!” Spears tweeted today. “The #FemmeFataleBARBZ wont know what hit em. Ready or not people, here we come….”
“Hot INDEED Your Fierceness!!! This tour’s gonna KICK ASS!!! The #FemmeFataleBARBZ r READY!!! Let’s GO!!!” Minaj tweeted back to Spears, adding, “Let’s keep the ‘other thing’ a secret for now…”
Minaj is scheduled to call into Ryan Seacrest’s radio show on Wednesday to reveal the “other thing”.
“This is the Femme Fatale tour, and I’m thrilled to have the hot Nicki Minaj join me and [opening acts] Jessie and the Toy Boys and Nervo will get everyone on the dance floor,” Spears said Tuesday. “Can’t wait to take the Femme Fatales on the road.”
What do you think about Minaj and Spears teaming up on tour this summer?