Madonna celebrated the thirtieth anniversary of her then-controversial “Sex” e book with an Instagram story on Saturday wherein she praised herself for paving the best way for ladies like Kim Kardashian, Miley Cyrus and Cardi B — who was lower than happy by her “tone.”
“30 years ago I published a book called S.E.X.,” wrote Madonna.
“There were photos of Men kissing Men, Woman kissing Woman and Me kissing everyone,” she continued. “Now Cardi B can sing about her WAP. Kim Kardashian can grace the cover of any magazine with her naked ass and Miley Cyrus can come in like a wrecking ball.”
The “Material Girl” concluded her story with, “You’re welcome bitches” and a clown face emoji.
Cardi B, who met Madonna at an Oscars after-party in 2018 and gushed about assembly her “real life IDOL” on Instagram on the time, took Madonna’s submit as an egregious insult.
“I literally payed this woman homage so many times cause I grew up listening to her … she can make her point without putting clown emojis and getting slick out the mouth,” Cardi B tweeted Sunday in a since-deleted tweet, per Billboard. “These icons really become disappointments once u make it in the industry that’s why I keep to myself.”
Madonna, whose e book of grownup photographs was printed alongside her 1992 album “Erotica,” added in her Instagram story that she was “interviewed by narrow minded people” for years after, was shamed for being sexually open and was “called a whore, a witch, a heretic and the devil.”
Madonna spent many years advocating for ladies’s sexual liberation. She informed The Advocate in 1991 that she thinks “everybody has a bisexual nature,” famously kissed Britney Spears on the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards and just lately gushed about intercourse being her guiltiest pleasure.
Cardi B stated in 2018 that she rapped at an occasion of Madonna’s and known as it “the most meaningful performance ever.” She added that she grew up listening to Madonna, carried out “Material Girl” in highschool and performed her music at picture shoots “to have super confidence.”
Some Twitter customers responded to Cardi B’s string of since-deleted tweets and stated Madonna was merely stating she “paved the way for sexual songs to become mainstream.” Their makes an attempt to persuade Cardi B that Madonna wasn’t attempting to insult her, nevertheless, didn’t stick.
“I know exactly what she said and I understand,” Cardi B replied, “but it’s about THE TONE … Calling me bitches and putting clown emojis? The fuck!”