Since its launch final August, Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s track “WAP” has been drawing in criticism from pearl-clutchers and conservatives who apparently suppose kids are being taught to read the raunchy lyrics in school (they’re not). The controversy surrounding the track was reignited final week with the 2 rappers took the 2021 Grammys stage to placed on a showstopping and extremely censored performance of the monitor. Even nonetheless, Cardi and Megan’s stage presence prompted many viewers to file complaints with the FCC.
Texas tv station WFAA was in a position to receive dozens of the complaints submitted to the FCC following Grammys evening. Regardless of Cardi and Meg’s dance strikes receiving many optimistic critiques on social media, WFAA experiences that over 80 folks submitted their grievances in regards to the efficiency to the FCC. “The outfits they have been carrying and the actions they did have been completely disgusting,” one viewer from Idaho wrote. “This community ought to face very stiff penalties.”
One other FCC criticism from a viewer from Texas in contrast “WAP” to the six Dr. Seuss books that his property determined to cease publishing because of racist imagery. “The media has an issue with Dr. Seuss, but permits Cardi B to sing about her [WAP] on nationwide tv,” they wrote.
They weren’t the primary one to check Cardi’s efficiency to the Dr. Seuss e book discontinuation. Earlier this week, a conservative comic stated “WAP” is “extra welcome in some colleges than Dr. Seuss books,” which prompted a response from Cardi herself. The rapper, who has admitted to shielding her daughter’s ears from the monitor, advised the comic to “cease evaluating a sensual track to books that has RACIST content material,” including: “How can ya not inform the distinction?I see that frequent sense aint that frequent.”
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