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Cardi B slams right wing commentator Candace Owens: ‘You’re getting pimped out by white men’

Conservative pundit called rapper ‘illiterate’

Ellie Harrison
Monday 07 September 2020 07:55 BST
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Ben Shapiro recites the lyrics to Cardi B and Megan thee Stallion's 'WAP'

Cardi B has hit back at Conservative commentator Candace Owens for calling her “dumb and illiterate”.

In an interview with another right wing pundit, Ben Shapiro, Owens condemned Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden for doing an interview with the “WAP” rapper.

She claimed Biden thinks “black people are stupid” because he chose to sit down with an “illiterate rapper”.

Cardi B responded by saying that Biden did the interview with her because of how influential she is. Her song  “WAP”, featuring Megan Thee Stallion,  reached the No 1 spot on charts around the world last week.

“It’s not a secret I use my platform to encourage people to vote,” she said in a video on Instagram. “I love politics… Today, Candace Owens said some real nasty things about me.”

She added: “Just like I can make millions of people pop their pussy… I can make millions of people go vote.”

Cardi B said Owens is “getting pimped out by white men”, in a reference to her right wing politics and association with Donald Trump. “You have been this man’s cheerleader,” she said. 

“You’re a beautiful black woman, you talk great, amazing… and this man didn’t have the decency to let you talk at the Republican convention.”

Owens responded: “Nobody cares about a song about your ‘Wet Ass Pussy’. Excuse my language for my followers... That has nothing to do with black America, and whether you’re helping or hurting. Right now, you’re hurting black America.”

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Cardi B has previously defended her song against criticism from conservative commentators.  

In August she ridiculed Shapiro, after he recited the explicit lyrics to “WAP” and expressed his disgust over the song.

In response, Cardi B shared a number of tweets mocking Shapiro, including retweeting images of Waylon Smithers, a character from The Simpsons, covering his eyes as half-naked women cavort in front of him.

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