There were rumors that there would be a new love and hip-hop couple when Nicki Minaj confirmed to a fan that she and Eminem were dating, but over the weekend the two confirmed that the whole ordeal was a joke.
Last week, the rapper told a fan in her Instagram comments that she and the Detroit native were an item and the music world nearly imploded because of the news.
A source told E! that the rumored relationship was simply a joke but that didn’t stop the Grammy and Oscar winner from trying to shoot his shot anyway.
While on stage at the Boston Calling three-day music festival, the star asked the crowd if they’d like to see and the Queens native as an item.
“Yo Boston, how many people in here want me to date Nicki Minaj?” he said to the audience. “So wait, one more time: Let me make sure so I can actually make this official. How many people want me to date Nicki Minaj?”
In response to the crowd’s resounding cheers, Eminem answered “Well goddamnit, me too!”
Minaj’s response to his relationship request? Well, she kind of curved him…hard.
“LMFAOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO. The fact that he’s silly & a goof just like me. Love him so much,” she wrote on Twitter. “Em we need you on the #Queen album. That’s where our 1st date will be; at the studio while I gaze into ur beautiful eyes as u write ur verse.”