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“Didn’t Mean To Disrespect Anybody’s Culture”



Cardi B shared this photograph (courtesy iamcardib)


  • Cardi B posed on {a magazine} cowl as Goddess Durga
  • She was selling her collaboration with a shoe model
  • The idea was described as “homage to Durga”

New Delhi:

Rap sensation Cardi B issued an apology for sporting a Goddess Durga “look” on the duvet of a footwear journal, which result in social media outrage. Certain part of netizens accused Cardi B of “culture appropriation” and of “disrespecting religion.” The November cowl of Footwear News featured Cardi B posing with 10 arms and carrying a shoe to advertise her new Reebok collaboration. “Sorry guys, I didn’t mean to offend or disrespect anybody’s culture. I can’t change the passed but I’ll be more cautious for the future,” Cardi B wrote in considered one of her Instagram tales.


Screenshot of Cardi B’s Instagram story

The submit, which has now been taken down from Instagram, described the idea of Cardi B posing as Goddess Durga as: “…she pays homage to Durga, the Hindu goddess, whose symbols of protection and inner strength resonate as much in modern times as they have through the centuries. Like Durga, Cardi B is a dominant female voice at a critical time.”

In the movies Cardi B shared in separate Instagram tales, the singer added: “When I did the shoot, the creator told me you are going to represent strength, femininity, liberation and that’s something I love and I’m all about it. And I thought it was dope. If people think I’m offending their culture or their religion, I want to say it was not my intent. I do not like offending anyone’s religion. I wouldn’t like it if someone did it to my religion.”


Cardi B is greatest recognized for her standard tracks reminiscent of Bartier Cardi, Bronx Season, Get Up 10, I Do, I Like It, amongst others.

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