Cardi B. | Photograph: Cardi B – Bodak Yellow / YouTube
Cardi B simply revealed she’s had ‘loads’ of sexual experiences with ladies up to now.
In a sequence of tweets addressing the controversy surrounding her new tune Ladies, she stated the tune was about her personal same-sex experiences up to now.
Cardi B tweeted: ‘Hearken to “GIRLS” by Rita Ora ft me Bebe Rexha, Charli XCX. We by no means attempt to trigger hurt or had unhealthy intentions with the tune. I personally myself had experiences with different lady (sic), shiieeett with quite a lot of lady (sic)! I although (sic) the tune was a great tune and I bear in mind my expertise.’
Then she wrote: ‘I do know I’ve use (sic) phrases earlier than that I wasn’t conscious that they’re offensive to the LGBT group. I apologize for that.
‘Not all people is aware of the proper “phrases “to make use of. I realized and I ended utilizing it,’ she stated.
Hayley Kiyoko: ‘A tune like this simply fuels the male gaze’
It comes about after critics, together with brazenly lesbian Hayley Kiyoko and bisexual Kehlani slammed the tune for sending a ‘harmful message’.
Taking to Twitter, Kiyoko wrote: ‘Now and again, there comes sure songs with messaging that’s downright tone-deaf, which does extra hurt than good for the LGBTQ+ group. A tune like this simply fuels the male gaze whereas marginalizing the concept of girls loving ladies.’
Kehlani tweeted: ‘there. had been. dangerous. lyrics.’
She additionally tweeted, then since deleted: ‘hate to be THAT man however there have been many awkward slurs, quotes, and moments that had been like “phrase? phrase.’
On account of the backlash, Rita Ora addressed the criticism and got here out as bisexual.
She posted a thread on Twitter: ‘Whats up everybody studying this. Ladies was written to symbolize my reality and is an correct account of a really actual and trustworthy expertise in my life.
‘I’ve had romantic relationships with men and women all through my life and that is my private journey.
‘I’m sorry how I expressed myself in my tune has damage anybody. I might by no means deliberately trigger hurt to different LGBTQ+ folks or anybody,’ she stated.