Cardi B defends Kylie Jenner being in her WAP video


But on Twitter, the clip has caused a different name to become a hot topic of conversation across the country.

One minute and 40 seconds into the video, the music stops to focus on a mysterious animal print-clad figure that is revealed to beKylie Jenner.

Given her and her family’shistory of appropriating Black culture, many fans took offense to the beauty mogul’s cameo in Cardi and Megan’s music video, some using memes to express their frustration with a little bit of levity.

The discourse eventually led to an onlinepetition calling the removal of Jennerfrom the music video, which is rapidly approaching 35,000 signatures at the time of this article’s publication.

While she did not mention Jenner directly, Cardi B tweeted a response to the backlash that said part of the goal of the video was “to include different women, that are different races and come from different backgrounds, but are so powerful and influential.”

So far, Jenner’s only reaction to the video’s release has been on Instagram, where she shared some behind-the-scenes shots, including one that has her mother Kris Jenner snapping a photo in the background.

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