The Heel Turn

To those who don’t know exactly what a “heel turn” is, it is a wrestling term for when a huge fan favorite turns his (or her) back on his fans and becomes a “bad guy,” or a “heel.” One of the biggest Wrestlemania moments in history was when the hometown hero, Stone Cold Steve Austin, sold his soul to the devil himself Vince McMahon in Texas’ Wrestlemania X-7. Fast forward to last night and a similar hometown hero, Nicki Minaj, was supposed to come back to the NYC metro area to put on an unforgettable show for her die hard fanbase. Due to other circumstances, that didn’t happen, letting down a legion of her fans and in this case, making her a heel.

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