Cardi B has been called out over the weekend for “Disgusting” cultural appropriation, after a publication herself posing with a shoe with 8 arms, mimicking the pose of the Hindu goddess Durga, was posted to Footwear News
Taking to the shoots to promote her new collaboration with Reebok. People criticized the shoot, calling it “Absurd” and “Offensive” that she was referencing Durga, who represents strength and protection of war.
Following the backlash, Cardi took to her Instagram stories to apologize, calling the shoot “Dope”, but admitting that she should have done a bit more research into it, and didn’t mean to cause any offence.
The singer, who is Catholic, went on: “They saying it’s because of my Reebok shoot and saying that I disrespected like a goddess or something.
“When I did the Reebok shoot the creative told me I’d be a goddess that represents strength, femininity and liberation, and that is something I love, that I’m all about and I thought it was dope.
“If people think ..