News: Nicki Minaj Confirms Twitter Return, "I'm Here To Stay"
Wednesday, Apr 25, 2012 5:05PM
Young Money star Nicki Minaj is letting her Twitter followers know she is back for good, taking to the popular social network to promise her return is legit.
Minaj also revealed the vanished 11 million followers would be fully restored to her account.
"*salutes the nation of Pinkslam* *hugs the barbz* *kisses the barbz*," she tweeted April 25th.
"State of the Union: Dear Barbz, our nation will not be fully reinstated to 11 million for another few days as per @twitter. It takes time ;)"
"No. I'm here 2 stay> RT @sesebritish: @NICKIMINAJ Welcome back Nicki don't ever do that to us again, without you Twitter is nothing #UKBarBz" (Nicki Minaj's Twitter)
The animated rapper made her official Twitter return Tuesday morning.
When she previously said goodbye to Twitter, the Head Barb left behind over 11 million followers, making her the most popular MC on the social networking platform, and the 11th most followed individual in the world. Due to these massive numbers, Nicki's account hasn't rebooted yet, but over the past hour her follower count has jumped from 67,675 [1:45 p.m. EST] to 191,002 [2:30 p.m. EST]. @NickiMinaj has also yet to post an official comeback tweet. (XXL Mag)
Over the weekend, Minaj showed no indiciation of wanting to make a Twitter comeback.
"Do you," she asked radio host Tim Westwood when he professed how much fans miss her on Twitter. "I know. [laughs, reads statement from Westwood] 'Nicki Minaj, please come back to Twitter. We love you and it isn't the same without you. Do it for the Barbz and Kens and everyone who loves to wear pink on a Friday. Give me life.' ... [Am I going to come back?] No. Tim, I can't. I miss my Barbz. [They miss me,] but I can't come back. I just can't Tim, don't make me, please don't. Let's move on." (Tim Westwood TV)
Last week, the platinum-selling rapper said something motivated her to delete the account.
Meanwhile, Nicki claims a voice in her head told her to delete her twitter account earlier this week after she got angry about her music being leaked online but Nicki has pleaded for her fans to stand by her. She explained: 'A voice in my head told me to delete my twitter and that's what I did. I had 11 million followers and I hope they will wait for me. I miss my Barbz, please wait for me.' (Monster & Critics)
Check out Nicki Minaj speaking on Twitter below: