Cardi B Got Blasted By Martin Luther King Jr.’s Daughter For This Controversial Skit...

INDIO, CA - APRIL 22:  Cardi B performs onstage during the 2018 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Field on April 22, 2018 in Indio, California.  (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Coachella)

Cardi B Got Blasted By Martin Luther King Jr.’s Daughter For This Controversial Skit...

"Everyone has had a piece of Martin..."

Published August 28, 2018

Cardi B was drowning in hot water earlier today when TMZ leaked a clip of the Bronx femcee as Coretta Scott King in “Real Housewives of the Civil Rights Movement,” a skit from Wild ‘N Out star Rip Michaels’ show, Off the Rip.

  1. The sketch is as inappropriate and lewd as it would seem with other characters insinuating Dr. King was a “h**”

    Rosa Parks, Malcolm X’s wife, Betty Shabazz, and Jesse Jackson’s wife, Jacqueline Lavina Brown, were among those portrayed as the group gathered to plan a rally for Dr. King. Shabazz’s character kept throwing jabs at Coretta with comments like “Coretta thinks she’s untouchable, but everyone has had a piece of Martin.” The only Caucasian character said, “I’m pretty sure you guys were fighting for equal rights and I’m pretty sure me f**king Martin Luther King is a perfect example of that.” As Coretta Scott King, Cardi said, “all these hussies wanna sleep with my husband, but that’s alright ‘cause I know he marches home to me.”

  2. Bernice King, daughter of Martin Luther and Coretta Scott King, took to twitter in a full outrage

    In a now-deleted tweet, she said, “On the 55th anniversary of #IHaveADream,’ a clip on @TMZ depicts my parents (Cardi B playing my mom) & great women of the CRM in a repulsive, false light. They paid an extraordinary price so people of color can have a platform- & this is how you use it. @iamcardib: Let's talk."

  3. Publicly, Cardi B hasn’t responded to the skit, but it seems that she did reach out to apologize
  4. Rip Michaels also responded to King, in hopes of clarifying the premise behind the skit

Written by Mya Abraham

(Photo: Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Coachella)


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