Cardi B was slammed on Sunday when she asked her Twitter followers if she should buy an $88,000 purse, describing the extravagance purchase as “tempting.” Considering the ongoing coronavirus pandemic that has prompted mass unemployment, companies shutting down and other issues plaguing society.
The “WAP” music maker’s fans didn’t take is kindly with her… that she would casually throw money around like that when people are suffering.
“Sis, there’s an eviction crisis, folks can’t feed their families, students are drowning in debt, and people are sick with and dying of COVID. Most of us don’t have the luxury of $88 temptations so hearing you’re trying to drop $88k on a purse feels hella wrong,” tweeted a follower.
Another fellow tweeted, “Cardi we are going through a really rough time right now & a lot of people r scared that they won’t even be able to put a roof over their heads or food on the table. I love you but we r still going through Covid and the government isn’t doing s–t to help us and hasn’t 4 months.”
It appears Cardi B didn’t read the responses to her tweet, prompting her to spin the narrative and offer to match anyone’s charitable donations.
“Any charity or foundation drop your receipts under the comment I will match what you donated and match your donation to that same charity or foundation. Lets match energy,” Cardi wrote.
The rapper also reminded her followers that she has already donated $2 million this year and alluded to a “special” project that she’s working on in another country.
“What have you donated ?” she asked a fan who called for her to donate the $88,000 she would’ve spent on the bag.
It’s not immediately clear if Cardi B finally bought the the $88k worth purse, but that would be insane…really, at least, not now!