Cardi B is not in the mood for false comparisons, especially when it involves her music.
The 28-year-old Grammy winner took aim at comedian Tim Young for claiming children’s author Dr. Seuss is not as popular in schools as “WAP.”
“The lyrics to ‘Wet Ass P****’ are more welcome in some schools than Dr. Seuss books… just let that sink in for a minute,” the conservative comedian said on Twitter Monday.
The comparison comes shortly after Seuss’ estate removed six of his books from circulation for depicting “hurtful and wrong” imagery, of which Dr. Seuss Enterprises said in a statement.
Upon learning of Young’s commentary, Cardi B did not hold back when calling him out on Twitter.
“When has a school made kids read the lyrics to wap? I get it wap might be a lil vulgar but stop comparing a sensual song to books that has RACIST content,” she challenged on Monday. “How can ya not tell the difference?I see that common sense aint that common.”
“Conservatives been making viral tweets comparing WAP to the banning of some of Dr Seuss books as if there’s any correlations between the two,” she continued in a follow up tweet that lambasted her critics’ comprehension skills.
“By the way Dr Seuss publishing company made the decisions to remove those books on their own,” added Cardi. “Black people are not the one telling these companies to do things that they think Is “progressive” black only ask for equal justice.”
Young has not responded to Cardi’s tweets.
When explaining why six of Dr. Seuss’ books would no longer be published, his estate announced, “Ceasing sales of these books is only part of our commitment and our broader plan to ensure Dr Seuss Enterprises’ catalogue represents and supports all communities and families.”
By Megan Stone
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