It may be one of the year’s biggest releases, but it seems BET just aren’t feeling Nicki Minaj‘s ‘Stupid Hoe‘.
Because, less than a fortnight after the release of its controversial video, the network have banned it, days before the star takes to Superbowl 2012 to perform with Madonna.
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According to TMZ, a rep from the network confirmed that is has been pulled from their playlist, but did not specify why.
However, some reports cite the clip’s ‘explicit’ nature as the reason for its ban, as it features the Rapper repeat the word ‘Hoe’ several times and at one point perform enticing dance moves in a steel cage.
Sure to strike up heated debate, ‘Hoe’s ban follows a number of visuals the network has banned in recent years.