Cardi B had the perfect response to pro-Trump activist Candace Owens calling her 'dumb' and 'illiterate'

Cardi B had the perfect response to pro-Trump activist Candace Owens calling her 'dumb' and 'illiterate'

Rapper Cardi B is one of the biggest names in music.

The Bronx-raised rapper's latest music video has more than 175 million views online and is the first-ever all-female rap colab to hit number 1 in the UK.

Cardi B is known for speaking her mind, fun catch phrases like “Okurr” and not being afraid to share her political opinions – in the past she’s even said she wants to become a politician one day.

So it’s not hard to see why Elle Magazine gave her a platform to interview US presidential candidate Joe Biden in August. The 'WAP' rapper mentioned many important political issues such as free healthcare, free college tuition and racial justice.

Many people were happy to see the interview, praising the rapper for opening up about her own experience of poverty.

But not everyone is such a fan...

Trump supporter and conservative activist Candace Owens, who called Cardi B “illiterate”.

Owens said that the interview was “demeaning... pandering [and] ridiculous” during a chat with conservative pundit Ben Shapiro.

Cardi B responded that it was important for Joe Biden to talk with her because she was so well-known and because prejudice is still a big problem in America.

She shared a video of her sister Hennessy, who she claims was being harassed for her sexuality.

Candace Owens had a sarcastic response and didn’t show much concern.

But Cardi B hit back, saying “I can make millions go vote to get the MAN THAT USED YOU ...I honestly just feel sorry for you.”

Later, Cardi B went on Instagram and recorded an 8 minute video, sharing that she gets daily abuse from Trump supporters. In the past, she says they have doxxed her home and encouraged people to set it on fire.

She also cleared up why it was important for Biden to speak with her saying “I have millions of followers. I pay millions in taxes. I have the #1 song in this country…I can encourage millions of followers to go vote” and asked Candace why she supported Donald Trump, who she accused of race-baiting."

Candace Owen went live in response 8 hours ago to clear up the “nonsense” and said it was “ridiculous” that Cardi was offended and again said that “the truth” was that Cardi was “uneducated when it came to politics”.

It’s not the first time Cardi has been criticised for her political views, and we just wish people could get the memo.

It’s 2020, being a successful rapper who is confident in her sexuality doesn’t exclude you from being politically educated, or interviewing the man who wants to become president.

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