The rapper joined Megan Thee Stallion on stage to perform a medley of their hits ‘Body’, ‘Savage’, ‘Up’ and ‘WAP’ as part of the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards ceremony on Sunday night.
Unsurprisingly, conservatives disapproved of the performance, with right-wing columnist Tim Young attempting to draw a comparison between the song and the supposed “cancelling” of childrens’ author Dr Seuss.
This decision has riled right-wing media figures, who claim it is an example of “cancel culture” and an attack on free speech, while supporters of the move argue it is a step towards helping all children and families feel comfortable and supported.
And before you ask... yes, you can still read classic books like ‘The Cat in the Hat’ and ‘Green Eggs and Ham’. No-one is trying to ban them.
Cardi also rightly pointed out that she had nothing to do with the decision to remove the six books from publication and ‘WAP’ is completely unrelated to children’s literary options:
Conservatives been making viral tweets comparing WAP to the banning of some of Dr Seuss books as if there’s any cor… https://t.co/iEJmBEBne7