Cardi B Responds to Racist Comments About Birkin Collection


Cardi B has no patience for racist trolls who misconstrue the influence of female Black rappers on the fashion industry. On Sunday, the “WAP” performer addressed social media commenters that are criticizing her Hermès Birkin collection and claiming the bags have “lost their value,” making them less “exclusive.”

In a nearly four-minute Instagram video, Cardi broke down the danger of this discriminatory thinking. Her point is underlined by one particularly powerful line: “Y’all don’t do this to these white celebrities.” She said, “I’ve been seeing this tweet right. It had me and it had other female rappers on it. They were talking about if we could get Birkins from the Hermès store and they [were] also saying how we depreciate the value of a Hermès Birkin bag. I find that really interesting because, first thing first, I definitely could get a bag. Actually, I got four bags today…

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