BREAKING: Nicki Minaj Makes Unprecedented $100 Million Donation to CAPS
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February 17, 2021 at 12:49 am
In a philanthropic move that has shocked the world of higher education, famed rap legend and cultural icon Onika Tanya Maraj-Petty, better known by her stage name Nicki Minaj, has pledged to donate $100 million to Penn's psychological and counseling services center.
Following the donation, which is just a small portion of Ms. Minaj's massive personal fortune, CAPS will be renamed to the Nicki Minaj Center for Mental Wellness. Minaj has not commented personally on the donation, but insiders say Nicki was worried about a few fans — known to the community as Barbz — who expressed their struggles with Penn's psychological services.
Nicki's donation will also allow for CAPS to give out 10 scholarships a year to particularly mentally ill and high-achieving students. This scholarship will be called the Nicki Minaj Monster Brain Baddie Fund.
Nicki Minaj is one of the most outspoken advocates of secondary education in the entire Western world. It is estimated that her fans make up 78% of all college students in the United States. She has personally mentored 15 out of the last 17 Rhodes scholars, including current Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg.
Some speculate that Nicki is gunning for Amy Gutmann's job, though Nicki has yet to back up these claims.