Cardi B defends Offset following backlash from his homophobic lyric controversy

KC Orcutt

 // Jan 21, 2018

Offset has found himself in hot water for a recent lyrical choice, with fans accusing the rapper of being homophobic.

The line in question, which appears on YFN Lucci's "Boss Life," reads, "Pinky ring crystal clear, 40k spent on a private Lear / 60k solitaire / I cannot vibe with queers." Offset has since issued an apology for the poor word choice, explaining that he "didn't write the line about gay people."

However, with criticism still pouring in, his fiancée Cardi B has decided to comment on the situation herself.

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During a Periscope session on Saturday (Jan. 20), the "Bodak Yellow" rapper came to the defense of her man, adding her own two cents on the matter and drawing from her own past experiences.

"I'm not going to let somebody call him 'homophobic' when I know that he's not," she said, addressing her fans. "And I'm saying this because I seen him around these ... around gays, and he treats them with the same respect he treats everybody. He never acts uncomfortable and he just don't care."

Cardi also explained that much like Offset claimed, she says she also didn't know the word "queer" had homophobic implications.

"It has a different vocabulary on the dictionary," she said, elaborating on the matter. "Now, that's a word that you guys say that it's a bad word for gays -- I never even heard that word in the first place. Why don't y'all educate people about it? A lot of people are not aware about what's wrong or right in the LGBT community. Why don't we do things to educate instead of bashing and trying to label something that they not?"

The Bronx rapper herself has been called out in the past for using the word "tranny," saying she "did not know that that word was a bad word 'cause trans people use it. Let's not front like they don't."

Check out Cardi B coming to the defense of Offset during a Periscope session, below.

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