Cardi B Responds to Backlash Over $88,000 Purse

Written by on December 7, 2020

Cardi B is underneath hearth after asking her Twitter followers if she can buy an $88,000 purse.

“Ought to I spend 88Ok for this rattling purse?” the “WAP” rapper tweeted on Sunday. “Omggg it’s tempting.”

However her tweet didn’t fare nicely on social media as Twitter customers ripped her for publicizing such a lavish buy when persons are struggling through the coronavirus pandemic. Cardi was fast to close them down and defend herself, noting her many charitable deeds which quantity to $2 million this 12 months alone.

“I already donated 2 million {dollars} this 12 months and I’m doing one thing very particular in a one other nation that will probably be finished with subsequent 12 months.What have you ever donated ?” she informed one critic.

She and Style Nova donated $1 million to assist these affected by COVID-19 and he or she additionally donated 20,000 meal dietary supplements to frontline staff at New York Metropolis hospitals. Moreover, she gave $1 million to followers by means of Money App two months in the past.

She has additionally been supporting her members of the family. “Additionally I received 7 uncles an three aunts on my daddy aspect,9 aunts and three uncles on my momma aspect an entire bunch of cousins I had to assist reason behind the pandemic,” she mentioned. “If I need to splurge I can with out yall asking for hand outs like me and my husband don’t achieve this.Thanks.”

After being urged to donate the cash as an alternative, she issued a problem to her followers. In return for them donating to charitable organizations, she vowed to match their contributions.

“Okay let’s do that problem! Since ya need to inform me to donate soo a lot …Drop receipts on what YOU have donated too,” Cardi tweeted. “I’ll match it and donate to a group you have got donate as nicely.LETS START NOW!”

And he or she made no apologies for tweeting about her $88,000 purse. “I didn’t offended no physique, didn’t do nothing unlawful. Im not going to apologize as a result of I work my ass off and I ask MY FANS!” she mentioned earlier than later recanting. “Okay guys I apologize.There you content ?! I don’t see ya askin trump for a apology when he out right here lacking COVID conferences to play golf however…”

And ultimately, she determined to purchase the $88,000 bag. “Undoubtedly shopping for the bag now,” she added.

Regardless of the controversy, Cardi continues to win. She was just lately topped Billboard’s Lady of the Yr and Pitchfork and Rolling Stone named her Megan Thee Stallion-assisted hit “WAP” the very best tune of 2020.

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