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Nicki Minaj Sends London Her Love Following Attack — But Twitter Wants To Know Why She Couldn’t Speak Up For The Orlando Pulse Victims

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Nicki Minaj faces backlash.

Our hearts go out to the city of London and to victims' of Wednesday's attack.

Following the news of the horrifying tragedy, Nicki Minaj took to Twitter to send her love and also her condolences, as she was just in the British capital for work.

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She wrote:

And while many of her fans thanked the songstress for speaking out, some Twitter users couldn't help but call out Nicki!

As we previously reported, the Anaconda artist received a lot of backlash after blocking a fan criticizing her silence following the Orlando shooting at the Pulse nightclub.

Unfortunately for Minaj, fans weren't shy about replying to her message about the hypocrisy! See some reactions (below):

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Orlando Shooter's Wife Arrested For Connection To Mass Murder!

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America experienced its worst mass shooting in history when a gunman murdered 49 people at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida in June of 2016. Unfortunately, the wheels of justice can move very slowly.

That's because SEVEN MONTHS after Omar Mateen was shot dead after murdering nearly 50 LGBT people and allies, the FBI finally took a huge step in the case on Monday… by arresting his wife, Noor Mateen!

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Noor had been a suspect in the case from the very start when police began believing she was lying about her familiarity with her husband's plans — she drove him to the nightclub multiple times before the attack and admitted to helping him purchase ammo, though she said she did not know his intentions.

According to reports, the 29-year-old security guard's wife was taken into custody outside of her San Francisco home early Monday morning — although, it's currently unclear exactly what charges she's being held on.

Multiple sources suggest it has something to do with obstruction of justice.

We'll continue to update you as the investigation unfolds… but we're just glad the victims' families and friends are finally going to get more answers.

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Vanderpump Rules Gets Extra Real With An Episode All About The Orlando Pulse Nightclub Shooting

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We can't believe it's already been six months…

It's become an annual tradition for one episode every season of Vanderpump Rules to be all about West Hollywood's iconic pride parade — and Season 5 is no different.

Unfortunately, as you're surely aware, June 2016's festivities were overshadowed by the massacre at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando where 49 of our brothers and sisters were shot to death in the worst mass shooting in American history.

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However, the show must go on… which explains why Bravo cameras were on when Tom Sandoval, Stassi Schroeder, Tom Schwartz, and Katie Maloney first started coming to terms with the tragedy during Monday night's all-new episode.

In fact, Sandoval even proved he was the perfect LGBT ally by not making the 49 murders somehow about the straight SUR staff, but by pointing out the oppression our community faces on the daily instead.

Although, for a show set in the gay capital of El Lay, we're surprised Lisa Vanderpump hasn't cast an openly queer castmate yet… but at least she's talking about the shooting at all, which is more than we can say for our President-elect and his cabinet of bigots.

Ch-ch-check out the highlight of Monday night's #PUMPRules (below)!!!

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Pulse Nightclub Will Forever Be An LGBT Memorial After Orlando Buys It For $2.25 Million!

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This is the happiest news on earth!

As you surely remember, the LGBT community lost 49 of its members when a gunman opened fire on Pulse Nightclub back in June — marking the worst mass murder in modern American history.

Unfortunately, Donald Trump's surprise ascension to the White House on Tuesday was just another setback for queer Americans… but we're happy to say there's still some good in the world.

Related: Obama Handpicks Stonewall As First LGBT National Monument!

That's because it was also announced on Tuesday that the city of Orlando is planning on buying Pulse and turning it into a permanent LGBT and Latinx memorial!

Mayor Buddy Dyer revealed the Florida city's $2.25 million plan via video earlier this week, saying:

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Pulse Nightclub Shooting Survivor Suddenly Dies At Friend's Birthday Party

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This is so heartbreaking.

After surviving the senseless June shooting at Orlando's Pulse nightclub that killed 49 people and injured many others, Chris Brodman (pictured above) died early Sunday morning while attending a friend's birthday party.

Chris was in Tampa celebrating the big day when he suddenly passed away. The 34-year-old's friends found him unconscious and unresponsive, and called the cops to the bash.

Video: Katy Perry Fights Back Tears While Surprising A Pulse Survivor

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is waiting for test results before determining the massacre survivor's cause of death, saying in a statement:

"Preliminary findings showed no physical signs of homicidal violence. The final conclusion of the official cause of death is pending additional forensics and toxicology examination by the Medical Examiner's Office."

The Florida resident's boyfriend, Cord Cedeno, started a GoFundMe page to raise money for his late love's funeral.

Cord mourned the devastating loss, writing on the crowdfunding site:

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See Kendall Jenner, Usher, Jaden Smith, Justin Timberlake, & More In Black Eyed Peas' Star-Studded New Version Of Where Is The Love!

The Black Eyed Peas want people to practice what they preach in light of the inequality issues and acts of violence going on across the globe.

Fergie, Will.i.am, Apl.de.ap, and Taboo enlisted the help of their famous friends for a new, star-studded version of their 2003 hit Where Is The Love? in order to draw awareness to these worldwide issues.

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On Apple Music Wednesday, the group dropped the re-release, titled #WHERESTHELOVE (feat. The World), which showcases new lyrics and the vocal stylings of Justin Timberlake, who was on the original track, as well as A-list artists Jamie Foxx, Usher, Nicole Scherzinger, Mary J. Blige, Diddy, A$AP Rocky, The Game, Tori Kelly, Jessie J, Andra Day, Ty Dolla $ign, DJ Khaled, and Jaden Smith.

The powerful video also featured huge stars like

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Disney Was Warned About Alligator 45 MINUTES Before 2-Year-Old Lane Graves Was Killed

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This just makes an already sad story even more upsetting.

It's been over two months since 2-year-old Lane Graves was killed by an alligator while vacationing at Disney World in Orlando, Florida, and yet we're still learning new details about the tragic accident.

The autopsy for the Nebraskan toddler was released late last week, and, unfortunately, it seems as though Disney was even more at fault than we originally thought!

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That's because in addition to failing to providing sufficient signage to alert guests about the reptiles, according to the report, some Grand Floridian Resort cast members were warned about the alligator by other visitors just 45 MINUTES before Lane was dragged under water.

Apparently, Shawna Giacomini of North Carolina and her two daughters first noticed the wild animal five feet away from shore at around 8:15 p.m. EST. While they allegedly told the hotel's movie coordinator about the alligator, when they returned to the beach at 9 p.m. EST… Lane was already gone.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission also confirmed that the child's cause of death was indeed cranio-cervical trauma as well as drowning, but hopefully the Lanes' loss can help prevent future deaths.

Please stay safe while enjoying your Summer breaks, everyone!

Rest in peace, Lane.

[Image via Grand Floridian Resort and Orange County Sheriff's Office.]

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