Cardi B slams racist comments made about her Hermes Birkin handbag collection

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The Bodak Yellow hitmaker fumed at her followers after seeing the viral tweet, which claims that the iconic handbags are losing their value because Black female rappers make them less exclusive.

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Speaking in a video posted on Instagram, the rapper says she saw the tweet questioning whether black rappers could legitimately get a Birkin bag from the Hermés store.

She says she finds the comment interesting because she "definitely could get a bag" and reveals that she actually got four from the Hermés store that same day and asks why they are questioning if Black women could get a bag but they don't do the same to white celebrities. 

"I've seen this tweet that it had me and it had other female rappers on it, and 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, and I find that really interesting," Cardi says on the video.

Adding: "Why is it that y'all asking female rappers if they could get a back from the Hermès store? Y'all don't do this to these white celebrities, so why is it that y'all gotta be asking us?"

She also added that, on the contrary, when rappers mention brands in their music they boost the sales for the respective brand.

Compiled by Phelokazi Mbude

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