Cardi B on Tuesday apologised for her sneaker marketing campaign with Reebok which offended followers because it was insensitive to Hindu goddess Durga.
In the marketing campaign the singer could possibly be seen holding a pair of sneakers whereas a number of arms outstretched from her physique, replicating the goddess’ pose.
The image didn’t settle nicely with followers and resulted in outrage inflicting the singer the take to Instagram to apologise.
“When I did the Reebok shoot the creative told me I’d be a goddess that represents strength, femininity and liberation, and that is something I love, that I’m all about and I thought it was dope,” she mentioned.
“If people think I offended their culture or religion I want to say I’m sorry – that was not my intent. I would not want anyone to disrespect my religion, with people dressed as the Virgin Mary or Jesus, as long as they do it in a beautiful and graceful way.”
“Maybe I should’ve done my research. I’m sorry. I can’t change the past but I’m gonna do more research for the future.”