Nicki Minaj, 36, has defended her relationship with Kenneth Petty, 40, a convicted murderer and sex offender
The rapper, who recently made her relationship official, said she will not let critics “run my life”.
Kenneth is believed to have been Nicki’s high school sweetheart. He has spent time in jail for attempted rape of a 16-year-old girl. He was also 16 at the time.