Ice Spice Shuts Down Troll Comparing Her to Woman with Down Syndrome

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Ice Spice clapped again at a Twitter troll who tried to insult her by evaluating her appears to a girl with Down syndrome.

“U thought u ate however my sis cute asf 😍,” the rapper, 23, wrote on Tuesday, July 4, quote tweeting a since-deleted picture that was edited to indicate half of Ice Spice’s face alongside the face of a girl with Down syndrome.

Ice Spice’s followers took to the feedback part to reward her response. “Love the way you introduced out the positivity on this put up regardless of the unique intent of the messy poster. Preserve doing you Ice! Your [star] will hold rising,” one Twitter consumer wrote.

One other chimed in: “Higher not be making an attempt to insult her … either side are lovely and also you’d need to have very poor style to not agree.”

The “In Ha Temper” musician is one in all a number of artists who contributed to the soundtrack for the upcoming Barbie movie — and her latest feedback are aligned with a milestone second on this planet of Barbie earlier this yr. In April, Mattel introduced the debut of its first-ever Barbie doll with Down syndrome.

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“In partnership with @NDSSorg, the latest #Barbie trend doll was designed with objective and inclusivity on the coronary heart of each alternative,” an April put up on the official Barbie Instagram web page learn. “With a shorter body, rounder face, smaller options, and palms together with a single line, this doll introduces a brand new sculpt and particulars illustrative of widespread traits of ladies with Down syndrome.”

Ice Spice, for her half, teamed up with Nicki Minaj for the soundtrack tune “Barbie World,” which samples the 1997 single “Barbie Woman” by Danish pop group Aqua.

“I’ve been a fan of Nicki my complete life,” the New York native instructed Billboard of Minaj, 40, in June. “I used to be at all times manifesting, like, working together with her and assembly her in the future.” The duo additionally collaborated on a remix of Ice Spice’s tune “Princess Diana,” which was launched in April.

Along with her work with Minaj, the “Bikini Backside” musician was featured on a remix of Taylor Swift’s tune “Karma,” which dropped in Might. Swift, 33, gushed in regards to the New York native whereas saying the collaboration by way of social media.

“I’m a large fan of this sensible artist and after attending to know her I can verify: she is THE ONE to look at,” the Midnights artist wrote in Might. Ice Spice retweeted the announcement, writing, “sweetest individual ever thank u sm 😍💜 i really like yuuuu 🫶.”

The pair’s collaboration got here amid Swift’s romance with Matty Healy, who raised eyebrows for laughing alongside throughout a February look on the “Adam Friedland Present” whereas the podcast’s hosts mocked Ice Spice and questioned her ethnicity.

The 1975 frontman, 34, issued an apology to Ice Spice throughout an April tour cease in Auckland, New Zealand. “Ice Spice, I’m sorry. It’s not as a result of I’m aggravated that me joking obtained misconstrued. It’s as a result of I don’t need Ice Spice to assume I’m a d—okay. I really like you, Ice Spice. I’m so sorry,” Healy instructed the gang.

Swift and Healy known as it quits in June, two months after the “Anti-Hero” songstress cut up from Joe Alwyn after almost six years collectively. “Taylor and Matt are not romantically concerned,” a supply completely instructed Us Weekly on the time. “They’d enjoyable collectively, nevertheless it was by no means severe.”

Ice Spice, for her half, has not publicly addressed Healy’s remarks or his apology.