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John Wall helping five-year-old cancer patient meet Nicki Minaj (video/photo)


Washington Wizards point guard John Wall is utilizing his celebrity and reach on social media to help out a very special young fan suffering through a horribly unfair ordeal realize her dream of meeting pop star Nicki Minaj.

Wall posted the below video to his Instagram account in which he reaches out to Minaj on behalf of Miyah, a five-year-old battling cancer, whose dream is to meet the superstar and wear one of her trademark pink wigs.

Wall writes in a post published Friday:

@NickiMinaj #HelpMiyahMeetNicki #PinkWig4Miyah Fans I need your help to get my buddy Miyah’s wish granted. She’s a 5 year old battling cancer and her wish is to meet @NickiMinaj and get one of her pink wigs! I need your help, comment on this photo “@NickiMinaj #HelpMiyahMeetNicki #PinkWig4Miyah”! Let’s get Miyah’s one of Nicki’s pink wigs!

Wall’s efforts have paid off, as Minaj responded to the basketball star’s pleas, which Wall posted evidence of to his Instagram account expressing his heartfelt gratitude to Minaj and whoever else helped grant Miyah her wish.

Wall writes:

“S/o to @nickiminaj for helping make Miyah’s wish come true. #Respect Thanks to all those who left a comment and reposted #HelpMiyahMeetNicki #PinkWig4Miyah”

Kudos all around. To John Wall for helping lift Miyah’s spirits for Nicki Minaj for doing the same and especially for little Miyah, for being such a brave and inspirational little girl, not to mention adorable.

[H/T For the Win]