After a cascade of allegations, the furious rallying cry rose in the closing months of last year, sparking a global reckoning over sexual harassment and assault.
The #MeToo movement comes with a lot of promises - and Cardi B isn't sure they are being fulfilled and doubts that it will change much in the hip-hop world.
In an explosive interview with Cosmopolitan, where she discussed her struggles as a black artist and her past life as a stripper, she said that video models are typically silenced when they discuss the issues they deal with:
A lot of video vixens have spoke about this and nobody gives a fuck.
When I was trying to be a vixen, people were like, ‘You want to be on the cover of this magazine?’
Then they pull their dicks out.
I bet if one of these women stands up and talks about it, people are going to say, ‘So what? You’re a ho. It don’t matter.’
And what about the men who have publicly embraced #MeToo? Cardi isn't convinced.
These producers and directors, they’re not woke, they’re scared.
People are applauding the rapper.
look at my fave talking about the women who are overlooked in the #MeToo movement. Nobody else but her has mentione… https://t.co/rTFZCZHbm0
— jada pinkett-kiss 👑 (@jada pinkett-kiss 👑)
So much respect for @iamcardib. She's absolutley right. WOC have it ten times as bad when coming forward about sexu… https://t.co/HIszMX34fQ