Who is Bela Delgado and why are they receiving death threats from Nicki Minaj fans?

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TikTok influencer Bela Delgado has become a target of Nicki Minaj’s fanbase, known as the “Barbz,” following their criticism of the rapper amidst her feud with Megan Thee Stallion.

Bela Delgado is recognized for creating humorous and insightful content on various pop culture topics. However, their recent commentary on Nicki Minaj’s marriage to Kenneth Petty, a convicted sex offender, triggered a strong backlash from Minaj’s dedicated fanbase.

Minaj’s decision to marry Petty, who committed the crime in 1995, has stirred controversy, and Megan Thee Stallion’s diss track “HISS” took a shot at Minaj and Petty. In response, Minaj released “Bigfoot,” targeting Megan Thee Stallion’s foot injuries sustained in 2020. The feud sparked reactions from various influencers, including Delgado.

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Delgado’s scathing takedown of Minaj in a TikTok video labeled her as “the Dr. Seuss of her time,” criticizing her continued support for her husband despite public opposition. The video, which has since been deleted, faced severe backlash, including threats, harassment, and doxxing from Minaj’s fanbase.

In response to the harassment campaign, Delgado removed the original video and issued an apology on TikTok. They acknowledged the intensity of Minaj fans attempting to dox them and send packages to their family members. Delgado apologized for disrespecting Minaj but emphasized the need to separate online disagreements from personal attacks on their family.

Despite the apology, Delgado received support from online communities, with many asserting that they did nothing wrong, and Minaj fans should refrain from involving their family in the dispute. The incident highlights the sometimes toxic nature of fanbase rivalries and the potential for online disagreements to escalate into real-world harassment.