According to the Sun, Nicki Minaj stunned and confused followers on social media when she declared she is dating Eminem.
The surprising moment occurred as Nicki took to social media to promote her latest single Big Bank.
The tune is a collaborative music effort between Ms Minaj and rap stars YG, 2 Chainz and Big Sean.
Taking to Instagram on Friday, Nicki highlighted the single – and some of her proudest lyrics.
“#BIGBANK OUT NOW!” she wrote as she shared a video of herself lipsynching along to her own rap while wearing a red coat and a cap.
She added fire emoji’s to her post, highlighting her rap lyrics: “Told’em I met Slim Shady. Bagged a EM!”
The lyrics instantly drew the interest of fans who deduced it was Nicki hinting she had embarked on a romance with Eminem (whose real name is Marshall Mathers).
Indeed, one curious fan asked Nicki outright: “You dating Eminem???”
And the music star stunned her followers as she quickly fired back: “yes”.