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Cardi B defends Kylie Jenner’s cameo in her WAP music video in a series of since deleted tweets

Cardi B took to Twitter on Sunday to defend Kylie Jenner’s, 22, surprise cameo in her provocative WAP music video featuring Megan Thee Stallion, 25.

‘Why did I put Kylie on my music video? She treated my sister [Hennessy] and daughter [Kulture] so lovely at her kid [Stormi’s] bday party,’ wrote the 27-year-old rapper in a since deleted tweet.

She added that Kylie’s baby daddy Travis Scott, 29, and her husband Offset, 28, ‘are real close’ and Kylie’s mom Kris Jenner ‘[has] been giving [her] advice on certain things [she] ask for.’ 

Cardi’s tweet was in reply to one fan who was bothered by the fact that Kylie ‘walked down the hall and opened a door’ in the video,’ while singer Normani, 24, performed a technical dance routine. 

Guns loaded: Cardi B took to Twitter on Sunday to defend Kylie Jenner’s surprise cameo in her provocative WAP music video featuring Megan Thee Stallion

Defense: 'Why did I put Kylie on my music video? She treated my sister [Hennessy] and daughter [Kulture] so lovely at her kid [Stormi's] bday party,' wrote the 27-year-old rapper in a since deleted tweet; Cardi B pictured in 2018

Defense: ‘Why did I put Kylie on my music video? She treated my sister [Hennessy] and daughter [Kulture] so lovely at her kid [Stormi’s] bday party,’ wrote the 27-year-old rapper in a since deleted tweet; Cardi B pictured in 2018

‘If that’s not a perfect visual indication of Black women having to do the most and white women do the bare minimum to get somewhere, I don’t know what is,’ concluded the fan, who insinuated that there was an underlying racial bias.

In another two tweets – which have since been deleted by Cardi – the Money hitmaker labeled Normani as ‘the best female artist that dances.’

She made the point that it would almost be insulting to ask someone, like Normani, with a talent for dance to ‘open a door.’ 

Like she dances her f**kin a*s off! Why would she open a door? Please tell me how that would make sense?’

Queen Normani: In another two tweets - which have since been deleted by Cardi - the Money hitmaker labeled Normani as 'the best female artist that dances'

Queen Normani: In another two tweets – which have since been deleted by Cardi – the Money hitmaker labeled Normani as ‘the best female artist that dances’

Not fair: Cardi's tweet was in reply to one fan who was bothered by the fact that 'Kylie walked down the hall and opened a door' in the video,' while singer Normani performed a technical dance routine

Not fair: Cardi's tweet was in reply to one fan who was bothered by the fact that 'Kylie walked down the hall and opened a door' in the video,' while singer Normani performed a technical dance routine

Not fair: Cardi’s tweet was in reply to one fan who was bothered by the fact that ‘Kylie walked down the hall and opened a door’ in the video,’ while singer Normani performed a technical dance routine; Kylie (left) and Normani (right) pictured in the WAP music video

Cardi went on to explain that the part of the song that Normani appears during happens to be the ‘best part of the song.’

‘The best part of the song is the beat & hook it what makes you want to shake your a**.’

In regards to there being a racial issue at hand, Cardi slammed the notion and wrote: ‘Not everything is about race.’ 

No: In regards to there being a racial issue at hand, Cardi slammed the notion and wrote: 'Not everything is about race'

No: In regards to there being a racial issue at hand, Cardi slammed the notion and wrote: ‘Not everything is about race’

Exactly: The Grammy Award-winning rapper then quote tweeted a fan who noted that Normani's talent is dancing, while Kylie's talent in modelling, to which Cardi wrote: 'Exactly!'

Exactly: The Grammy Award-winning rapper then quote tweeted a fan who noted that Normani’s talent is dancing, while Kylie’s talent in modelling, to which Cardi wrote: ‘Exactly!’

‘Theres issues out here in the world that it is about race that I preach all the time about. This is not about f**kin race.’

The Grammy Award-winning rapper then quote tweeted a fan who explained that Normani’s talent is dancing, while Kylie’s talent happens to be modeling, to which Cardi wrote: ‘Exactly!’     

Unfortunately for Cardi B, the pop culture sphere’s dissatisfaction with Kylie’s appearance occurred shortly after the WAP music video’s premiere on Thursday evening.  

Yikes: Unfortunately for Cardi B, the pop culture sphere's dissatisfaction with Kylie's appearance occurred shortly after the WAP music video's premiere on Thursday evening

Yikes: Unfortunately for Cardi B, the pop culture sphere’s dissatisfaction with Kylie’s appearance occurred shortly after the WAP music video’s premiere on Thursday evening

Video vixens: Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion recently treated fans to the visual masterpiece, which featured the cameo

Video vixens: Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion recently treated fans to the visual masterpiece, which featured the cameo

A petition to remove Kylie from the music video was launched by angry fans on Friday. 

The Change.org petition has reached more than 37,000 of 50,000 signatures, stating: ‘The video was perfect until we saw K and I wanted to throw my phone.’ 

One person commented: ‘I was happily enjoying my daily cup of brown women until that culture stealing colonizer showed up and made me spill. Thankyou’

Another wrote: ‘she is a culture vulture who doesn’t remember how her own complexion looks! down with the culture vultures!!!’

Worthy cause: The Change.org petition has reached more than 37,000 of 50,000 signatures, stating: 'The video was perfect until we saw K and I wanted to throw my phone'

Worthy cause: The Change.org petition has reached more than 37,000 of 50,000 signatures, stating: ‘The video was perfect until we saw K and I wanted to throw my phone’

Spit-take: One person commented: 'I was happily enjoying my daily cup of brown women until that culture stealing colonizer showed up and made me spill. Thank you'

Spit-take: One person commented: ‘I was happily enjoying my daily cup of brown women until that culture stealing colonizer showed up and made me spill. Thank you’

Culture vulture: Another wrote: 'she is a culture vulture who doesn't remember how her own complexion looks! down with the culture vultures!!!'

Culture vulture: Another wrote: ‘she is a culture vulture who doesn’t remember how her own complexion looks! down with the culture vultures!!!’

Upgrade: Some have even jokingly suggested replacing her with Betty White, making the Golden Girls star trend on Twitter

Upgrade: Some have even jokingly suggested replacing her with Betty White, making the Golden Girls star trend on Twitter

In her defense: But Cardi herself came to the defense of the multi-millionaire's appearance after the flood of backlash from her 'Bardigang'

In her defense: But Cardi herself came to the defense of the multi-millionaire’s appearance after the flood of backlash from her ‘Bardigang’

Some have even jokingly suggested replacing her with Betty White, making the Golden Girls star trend on Twitter.

It comes amid several memes throwing shade at the appearance, as many are unhappy with a white woman pulling focus during an iconic Black collab. 

Although she didn’t directly mention Jenner, Cardi posted to Twitter: ‘I wanna say thank you to every woman that was apart of my video! 

‘The fact that you made time in your schedules means alot to me! It was so important to me to include different women,that are different races and come from different backgrounds but are so powerful and influential.’

Cardi and Hot Girl Meg released the surprise collab just days after announcing it, and the video has since garnered more than 24million views on YouTube.

Surprise collab: Cardi and Hot Girl Meg released the surprise collab just days after announcing it, and the video has since garnered more than 24million views on YouTube

Surprise collab: Cardi and Hot Girl Meg released the surprise collab just days after announcing it, and the video has since garnered more than 24million views on YouTube



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