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Can’t say we didn’t see this one coming. We’re talking about the reaction Dr. Bernice King is having to Cardi B‘s portrayal of Coretta Scott King in a skit from Wild ‘N Out star Rip Michaels’ new show, Off the Rip.

Micheals says no harm was meant and that Cardi B shouldn’t take the brunt of the blame.

Dr. Bernice King — the youngest child of Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King — has responded to Cardi’s portrayal of her mother, calling it “repulsive” and “false” … and very, very badly timed as today (08-28-18) is the 55th anniversary of MLK’s March on Washington where he delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech.

Bernice says Cardi is using a platform that her parents made possible in an atrocious way. She wants to talk to Cardi face-to-face. And it appears that’s going to happen because Cardi has reached out to Bernice, according to King.

Here’s more from TMZ:

Cardi stepped into the role of Martin Luther King Jr.’s late wife for a skit called “Real Housewives of the Civil Rights Movement.” Yes, she went there … spilling tea with Rosa Parks and the wives of Malcolm X and Jesse Jackson. There’s also a jaw-dropping “Iggy Azalea” sighting.

You gotta watch, but fair warning … there are multiple references to MLK’s infamous infidelities, and even the trip to Memphis, where he was assassinated.

The sketch is part of “Wild ‘N Out” star Rip Michaels’ new show, “Off the Rip.” As we told you, it also features Cardi delivering “Ho Etiquette” jokes that some call racist.

Nope, it’s guaranteed to NOT even get nominated for an NAACP Image Award.

Martin Luther King III weighed in as well:

Is there anything funny about this skit?

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14 thoughts on “Cardi B Apologizes To Bernice King Over ‘Real Civil Rights Housewives’ Skit

  1. ResponsibilityInControl on said:

    The African American community should boycott Cardie B and stonewall her. How dare she do this to the very community you are profiting from. You’ve shown who you really are. One look at the script even the title and she should have walked away but this just plays into her ignorant and ratchet mentality.

  2. Yacintha on said:

    I expect nothing different from pole dancers. I don’t know about the other desperate women who only care about the “Benjamin’s.” Ignorance continues to further destroy the Black race…Damn!

  3. tedgravely on said:

    Passing Through, spot on with your take. That’s real talk. It’s Cardi B. Cardi B. I understand this was a few years ago and TMZ dug this up to be messy. However; then or now, she is not a role model. Now, what equally disturbs me the most is why we take and make caricatures out of our civil rights icons. They should be revered and off limits. Have a modicum of decency and don’t reduce their efforts to jokes. Put some respect on their efforts and names. Rip Michaels do better. I bet you won’t make fun of Jewish or Holocaust heroes. Do a joke on Golda Meir or Anne Frank. Spotlight creepy Woody Allen. Try it. Naw. Narrow minded clowns think they’re safe denigrating black icons. We have to ensure they feel the sting of our disagreement. There are so many things to joke about – this part of our history should be respected and revered.

    • You are 100% correct. Ultra liberal, Jewish controlled entertainment business will never make fun of the holocaust or depict Jews in a negative image. If any entertainer do step out of line and disrespect Jewish people , it will be career suicide. Just ask Mel Gibson.

  4. Passing Through!! on said:

    We have to remember that we’re dealing with at ratchet, immature 25 year old who is just a year or two off the strip pole.

  5. Saturn on said:

    Who thought this was a good idea? The very freedoms and Civil rights Coretta Scott King and the other women portrayed helped their husbands fight for are in jeopardy of being taken away by this current administration. Yet the creator of this skit finds this parody funny?!?! This is no laughing matter! Wake Up RIP! You and the rest of the creators of this mess need to fix it. Don’t let the lure of Hollywood and $ make you sell out! There are other ways to make money. Have some pride about yourself!!!!

  6. Saturn on said:

    This is DISGUSTING , DISPICABLE and DISRESPECTFUL!!!! I understand and support responsible creative freedom but …..Everyone involved in the creation and production of this needs to be ashamed of themselves !!! Do Not Disrepect The Leaders of our ‘Civil Rights Movement’. This should not even be aired!!!! At least Cardi B. Has the sense torecognize this as offensive and owned up to it and making an effort to apologize and correct her involvement!

  7. Since I don’t listen to today’s Hip/Hop music-I have no idea who this Cardi B chick is.

    However, for her to portray Mrs. Coretta Scott King in a negative or repulsive way is simply WRONG.

    Mrs. King was as much of a Civil Rights Icon as her husband.
    She DESERVES JUST AS MUCH RESPECT.

    Once again, one of us has SOLD their SOUL to the DEVIL just to make $$$$$.

    • Believe me as far as cardi b… u aren’t missing ANYTHING. I will never watch that show again and ALL of those women AND the guy who wrote the skit, need to be black-balled from doing ANYTHING that makes it to the big screen or the air waves, imo. I saw no humor in that, only disrespect. And insulting to allow cardi to portray ANY African American LADY OF CLASS! Apology not accepted. Pawn it for some esl classes, cardi…bc u chopped up that cue card

  8. Miss E on said:

    I have the best sense of humor and will find humor in any situation, but sorry I didn’t find that skit funny at all. Everyone participating from the writer to the so called “actors” should be ashamed. Cardi should be held as much responsible as Rip because she had a choice and she chose to do it so her not being an “African American” is not her get out of jail free card. It is even more appalling that she plays the late Corretta Scott King. I am glad however, they she reached out to Bernice. When you know better you do better (sometimes). This is strictly my opinion and no one else has to agree or disagree. Thank you….

  9. Shame on TMZ, Rip, Cardi and everyone else for this disgraceful display. Well at least Hate groups and all other rascists who see it will be pleased. Perhaps that’s the audience TMZ was targeting to begin with. Ignorance is at an all time high.

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