Watch Kylie Jenner Dodge Nicki Minaj on the VMAs Red Carpet

The reality TV star was filmed making her way down the VMAs red carpet Monday night, before she appeared to change course to avoid Nicki Minaj. Nicki called out Jenner earlier this week for allegedly boosting the sales of Travis Scott's 'ASTROWORLD' album.

Smart move, Kylie Jenner.

While walking down the VMAs red carpet this week, the 21-year-old avoided a potentially awkward run-in with Nicki Minaj. The Queen rapper was filmed making her big entrance, while Jenner unknowingly walked in her direction. As soon as the reality star realized Nicki was in her path, she stopped in her tracks, whispered something to a team member, and immediately changed course.

Now, none of us knows exactly what was going through Jenner’s mind at the time; however, it’s safe to assume her abrupt U-turn was an attempt to prevent any more drama. Shortly before the 2018 VMAs, Nicki called out Jenner for helping boost the sales of Travis Scott’s ASTROWORLD album. The Queens rapper was feeling tight about her new album’s disappointing chart debut, as it came in second behind Scott’s two-week-old project.

Nicki claimed Scott’s chart domination wasn’t completely legit, as he included digital copies in merch bundles and received a promotion on Jenner’s Instagram page. (Jenner has 113 million followers on the platform, compared to Nicki’s 91 million.)

I put my blood sweat & tears in writing a dope album only for Travis Scott to have Kylie Jenner post a tour pass telling ppl to come see her & Stormi. lol. Im actually laughing. #Queen broke the record of being number 1 in 86 countries. Thank Jesus & thank you to my fans.

— Nicki Minaj (@NICKIMINAJ) August 19, 2018

Travis sold over 50K of these. With no requirement of redeeming the album! With no dates for a tour, etc. I spoke to him. He knows he doesn’t have the #1 album this week. I love my fans for the #1 album in AMERICA! I’ll explain on #QueenRadio 4 albums in, #1 in 86 countries ♥️

— Nicki Minaj (@NICKIMINAJ) August 19, 2018

Though Jenner and her boyfriend Scott have not publicly responded to Nicki’s claims, it’s obvious they’re aware of her issues. Prior to Monday night’s VMA broadcast, Jenner and Scott’s assigned seats were reportedly moved away from Nicki. A previously released production photo indicates the couple was set to sit directly behind the “Chun-Li” rapper; however, in light of Nicki’s rant, the couple was moved.

I don’t even watch award shows but I’m finna tune in for this. No 🧢. Hope they got Stormi a baby seat.

— DJ Akademiks (@Akademiks) August 20, 2018


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