Cardi B goes full-frontal in her latest interview…
Chart-topping rapper Cardi B has always been bold and self-assured when it comes to touchy subjects that many others shy away from.
In a recent interview with Cosmopolitan the Bronx native turns a cold shoulder to the #MeToo movement and speaks up about sexual harassment going on behind closed doors in the music industry.
On talking about the subject, Cardi insists that women in the hip-hop scene are ostracized when it comes to the #MeToo movement, and that females who share a similar background as herself are forced to stay silent when it comes to revealing the truth about their own sexual harassment stories they’ve encountered.
According to the 25-year-old, video models are often singled out and never given enough support when it comes to seeking help because they are labeled as something pretty to ‘see’ but not good enough to be ‘heard,’ considering how they are represented as objects to a man’s wandering eye in almost every music video out there.
Cardi tells Cosmo:
“A lot of video vixens have spoke about this and nobody gives a fuck. When I was trying to be a vixen, people were like, ‘You want to be on the cover of this magazine?’ Then they pull their dicks out.”
I bet if one of these women stands up and talks about it, people are going to say, ‘So what? You’re a ho. It don’t matter.”
Even though, a lot of men seem to be supportive of the #Metoo movement, Cardi fires a shot at them as she believes they aren’t being completely honest at all, but it’s more of a facade. She says:
“These producers and directors, they’re not woke, they’re scared.”
Cardi B has always been one to literally bare it all in both her unfiltered sense of humor and her past as a former stripper in New York, so it’s no surprise that she’s also taking a stand against those who disrespect females who turn to stripping to make ends meet.
On reminiscing about her own pole-dancing days Cardi talks about how she was a victim stuck in an abusive relationship that left her in ruins and that is why she often takes pride in her past as a stripper.
She feels it’s nothing to be ashamed of but rather created a more positive outlook for her career. She explains:
“People say, ‘Why do you always got to say that you used to be a stripper? We get it.’ Because y’all don’t respect me because of it, and y’all going to respect these strippers from now on.”
Never one to make light of a conversation, Cardi B still proudly supports her beliefs and is looking ahead with her long-awaited debut album set to launch sometime in April along with a special guest appearance with actor Chadwick Boseman on Saturday Night Live which will premiere April 7th.
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