Lady Gaga Defends Cardi B Following Backlash for Grammy Win

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Lady Gaga defends Cardi B after Grammy win
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Lady Gaga is standing up for her friend Cardi B, after the singer had received some backlash regarding her Grammy Award win for Best Rap Album.

While Cardi should have been basking in the glory and taking in all that comes with the win, the 26-year-old was instead making a profanity-laced video to defend herself against the the backlash. She also deleted her Instagram after deleting the video.

“It’s not my style for people to put other people down to uplift somebody else. That’s not my style and that’s not what I’m with. I don’t support that,” she said in the video. “However, I’ve been taking a lot of sh*t today and I saw a lot of sh*t last night… I work hard for my motherf**kin album.” She went on to rage against the haters.

[RELATED: Cardi B Deletes Instagram Account Following Profanity-Laced Tirade Defending Her Grammy Win For Best Rap Album]

Later that evening Lady Gaga took to Twitter to defend her friend and send her some love during the not so great time.

“It is so hard to be a woman in this industry,” Gaga said in her post along with a photo of Cardi B.  “What it takes, how hard we work through the disrespectful challenges, just to make art. I love you Cardi.”

She continued, “You deserve your awards. Let’s celebrate her fight. Lift her up & honor her. She is brave.”

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Let’s not forget, Cardi B made music history be becoming the first female solo rapper to win a Grammy in that category. That’s a huge feat. But still the haters got to her.

Lady Gaga’s words carry a lot of weight with Cardi. Back in 2016 the rapper posted a tweet about how much Gaga meant to her. “When I was a teenager lady Gaga changed my life. She inspired me to be myself & different.”

Lady Gaga wasn’t the only one that came to Cardi’s defense. Chance the rapper posted a note to the young mom about how much she deserved the award.

“This is overly deserved, the album was front-to-back hits,” Chance wrote. “It would be inconceivable not to honor u last night. So happy for you, u made history and u brought ur husband onstage who i saw literally making phone calls and trips to make sure n***as did right by u and turned they verses in on time. Look man us need to live in this moment for awhile! Straight up bask in it YOU deserve it. Its a feeling very few will ever know, but YOU do. God bless see yall soon.”

Cardi responded, ” I listen to my album and I cry because I know the hell I went thruu doing the album is always a bittersweet memory. THANK YOU EVERYONE THAT SUPPORTED ME AND LISTEN .Im thankful and grateful and again thank you to all the artist that gave me a feature.”

Congrats Cardi!

 

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