In a preview of his interview on Netflix, Cardi B reveals to David Letterman that she feels “responsible” to use her platform to share her political views.
“I think people in your position have strength in terms of political activism and changing the world and changing the way people feel and think, not just about themselves, but about world issues. as a whole,” Letterman told Cardi. – down for her My next guest needs no introduction series which premiered on May 20 on Netflix.
Cardi explains to Letterman that she doesn’t inject politics into her music. Instead, she uses her platform for activism.
“I used my platform even when I was a dancer because you might think people don’t watch, but they do,” she adds.
During the 2020 presidential election, Cardi hopped on an Instagram Live with Bernie Sanders after the Vermont senator dropped out of the Democratic primary and backed Joe Bidenhis candidacy.
“A lot of people like young people, they don’t rock with Joe Biden, because he’s conservative. I want you to explain to my platform, why are you supporting him?” Cardi asks Sanders, whom she affectionately calls “Uncle Bernie.”
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“I mean, I’m a neighborhood chick and I’m from the Bronx,” Cardi told Letterman. “A lot of people know me and follow me because they want to see how I’m dressed. They want to see my lifestyle. I feel like I have a responsibility to share with them as well, like, hey, while you’re here and you’re checking out my outfit and my music, look what’s going on here in this part of the world.
In addition to Cardi, Letterman interviews five other celebrities for his six-episode fourth season of the Netflix talk show series. They include Kevin Durant, Billie Eilish, Julia Louis Dreyfus, Ryan Reynoldsand Will Smith.
Check out a snippet of Cardi’s conversation with Letterman below.