The #MeToo movement has been going sturdy in post-Weinstein Hollywood, losing gentle on the scale of sexual harassment, misconduct and abuse women bear in their daily lives, whether or not they paintings in showbiz or now not.
However, rap megastar Cardi B has known as out the movement for neglecting women in hip-hop.
After sharing her own revel in of sexual harassment in a up to date interview with Cosmopolitan US, the 25-year-old hitmaker defined that there’s a double usual inside the #MeToo movement for women in the Hip Hop group – particularly the ones with brazenly sexual public photographs, as their claims of harassment are incessantly lost sight of.
“A lot of video vixens have spoken about this and nobody gives a f*ck,” Cardi stated. “When I used to be looking to be a vixen, other people have been like, ‘You want to be on the cover of this magazine?’ Then they pull their d***s out,” she added. “I guess if the sort of women stands up and talks about it, persons are going to mention, ‘So what? You’re a ho. It don’t topic.'”
The rapper then puzzled the motives at the back of a few of the high-profile males who’ve pop out in fortify of actions like #MeToo and Time’s Up, announcing: “These producers and directors… they’re not woke, they’re scared.”
Cardi, who labored as a stripper sooner than making it in song, additionally defended women whose sexuality is a part of their careers as she feels they are incessantly now not taken severely, particularly when vocalising their reviews on subjects the sort of politics and feminism.
“Just because somebody was a stripper don’t mean they don’t have no brain,” she informed the mag. “People say, ‘Why do you always got to say that you used to be a stripper? We get it.’ Because y’all don’t recognize me as a result of it, and y’all going to recognize those strippers any further.”
Tell em, Cardi!