NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01: Nicki Minaj attends the "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for People.com)

Maybe Nicki Minaj doesn’t have her own daytime talk show (yet), but there was no other person to compare her to tonight than the inimitable Oprah. When one intrepid fan asked Minaj to pay off their college loans, she actually decided to do just that.
After recently joining the video-dubbing app Musical.ly, issuing a #RegretInYourTears challenge to her fans to record creative videos dancing to her latest single, promising to fly out her favorites to hang out in the studio with her or visit with her at the Billboard Music Awards. But when @cjbydesign replied to one of the contest tweets with a tweet of his own — “Well you wanna pay my tuition?” they sparked a whole different sort of challenge on Nicki’s timeline.

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