Video sees the no-nonsense star stopping her performance of Feeling Myself and storming over to the side of stage where the man was standing.
Holding her hand out, she then took his phone off him and tossed it across the stage before carrying on with the song.
Nicki fans have since flooded social media with their views on the incident.
One shared: “He wasn’t doing his JOB!!! What if someone tried to jump on stage and harm her and he’s busy texting. Yeah she was right.”
Others thought she could have handled it differently, sharing: "Ok she didn't have to throw it like that geez just hand it over to someone in the back or something....