Petition To Remove Kylie Jenner From 'WAP' Video Goes Viral
Written by BET on August 8, 2020
Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s hit collab and hearth music video for “WAP” has been the discuss of the web because it was launched on Friday. Whereas most individuals have been targeted on the message of empowerment and the temperature-raising visuals, there’s one side of the clip that many cannot get behind: Kylie Jenner’s cameo.
The truth star and make-up mogul makes a short look halfway via the video, strolling down the hallway in a cheetah-printed bodysuit, earlier than shortly disappearing behind a door. Although the scene barely lasted 10 seconds, Twitter was not glad about it and now, a Change.org petition to have Kylie edited out of the video has amassed over 50,000 signatures.
Individuals’s causes for signing the petition vary from “cease feeding tradition vultures” to questioning “do the Kardashian/Jenners should be within the highlight of every thing associated to Black individuals?”
Whereas the backlash towards Jenner is definitely widespread, Cardi B appeared to defend her inventive alternative with a tweet that defined her intention, with out naming any names:
Different notable cameos within the video embody rising stars like Normani and Rosalia, in addition to rising artists Mulatto, Sukihana, and Rubi Rose, who Cardi is hoping to placed on. “These are the ladies that I personally like,” Cardi informed Apple Music of the latter group. “That I like their music. That I actually really feel they’re going to go mainstream.”
“WAP” has racked up 42 million views and counting.