Over three years earlier than Bronx rapper Cardi B grew to become a family identify, the up-and-coming actuality star filmed a number of skits for MTV comedy present, Off the Rip. One in all which is a parody of the favored Actual Housewives franchise entitled Actual Housewives of the Civil Rights Motion. Cardi portrays Coretta Scott King, spouse of Martin Luther King, Jr.
The parody alludes to Dr. King’s numerous infidelities and consists of different actresses portraying the wives of Malcolm X, Jesse Jackson and others. TMZ studies Dr. Bernice King, Martin and Coretta’s youngest youngster, has responded to the parody, calling it “repulsive,” and “false.” She additionally believes its launch is horribly timed, because the 55th anniversary of MLK’s March on Washington is subsequent Tuesday. She reportedly wish to communicate to the “Be Cautious” singer about her involvement in the sketch. See the controversial clip right here.
Cardi additionally acted in one other sketch for controversial collection the place she made a racially charged joke about Haitians, Puerto Ricans and Mexicans. That clip may be considered right here.
Reps for the brand new mother advised TMZ she recorded the sketch three years in the past and that her jokes had been no completely different than these of different Hispanic comedians, reminiscent of George Lopez.