Nicki Minaj Posted Bail for Brother Charged With Raping a Child

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Earlier this week, Nicki Minaj’s brother, Jelani Maraj, was charged with first-degree rape and first-degree sexual assault of a 12-year-old. He appeared at a bond hearing on Thursday and on Friday posted the $100,000 bond. Now, Page Six is reporting that Minaj put up the bond money herself. According to the item, the bond is back by two homes that Minaj owns—homes where her brother and mother live. “She was prepared to do anything for her brother,” a source told Page Six.


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Yikes. I hope my family members never puts me in a position where I have to make that kind of decision. On one hand, it’s the rape of a child, on the other, it’s your own flesh and blood. I would be conflicted. Hope the child involved in this will be ok.