‘Like Durga, Cardi B is a dominant female voice’? Cardi B pays homage to Maa Durga to promote new sneaker collection, apologizes for enraging Indians with revealing photo – fashion and trends

Cardi B doesn’t want to do a lot to fire up controversy, however she positively mustn’t have thought that concerning the launch of her debut sneaker assortment with Reebok which is due on Friday, November 13. According to the captions of the photographs, the 28-yr-previous rapper was paying homage to the Hindu goddess Durga, who is the image of energy and safety in a attractive pink Georges Hobeika robe to promote her sneaker assortment. Cardi captioned one picture, “So excited for my sneaker drop this Friday November 13th! Hope you guys love it! Cardi’s glamourous image for the magazine cover showed her with her hands (eight of them, like Goddess Durga) stretched around her in different positions, her long black hair tailing behind her.

Footwear News’ Instagram handle shared the image of Cardi, captioning it, “If Cardi’s rockin’ it, go buy stock in it. That’s a tip as FN’s November cover star Cardi B makes her first major foray into the shoe industry with the Nov. 13 debut of her Club C Cardi sneaker collection with Reebok.”

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The caption went on that she is paying homage to Goddess Durga, “In a Georges Hobeika dress, she pays homage to Durga, the Hindu goddess, whose symbols of protection and inner strength resonate as much in modern times as they have through the centuries. Like Durga, Cardi B is a dominant female voice at a critical time.”

While the {photograph} was artistically interesting, the truth that one would go so far as examine oneself to a goddess of a nation that takes faith very significantly nearly appeared like asking for bother. And rightly so, as social media customers started to lash out on the WAP rapper. Cardi’s corseted robe revealed her cleavage, and this damage greater than a few Indian sensibilities. Indians had been extraordinarily displeased by Cardi’s naked bodied homage to the Goddess, and one Twitter person wrote, “So some people are saying Cardi B is paying homeage to our hindu goddess Durga. As a hindu, I want to say that, durga maa is never depicted bare bodied. Secondly it is prohibited to wear shoes in a temple and this woman is holding a shoe on her hand depicting goddess Durga?”

Other Twitter customers weren’t as eloquent to categorical their disgruntlement:


However, quickly after Cardi started to development on Twitter for upsetting the emotions of believers, the rapper posted an apology video to her Instagram tales saying, “A lot of my fans have been telling me that I’m getting dragged through social media…. And they say it’s because of my Reebok shoot and saying that I disrespected a Goddess…. When I did the shoot the creatives told me I was going to represent a Goddess, that she represents strength, femininity and liberation, and that’s something that I love and I’m all about, and though it was dope. But if people think I’m offending their culture or their religion I want to say that was not my intent. I do not like offending anyone’s religion; I wouldn’t like it if someone did it to my religion. When people dress as Virgin Mary and Jesus, as long as they do it in a beautiful, graceful way…. But I wasn’t trying to be disrespectful; maybe I should have done my research. I’m sorry, I can’t change the past but I will do more research for the future.”

Cardi B apologized by means of a collection of Instagram tales

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Sania Mirza: It’s always important for anybody who has a voice to stand up for the right, for what they think is right – tennis

Concerns are being raised round the stigmas and misconceptions hooked up to Covid-19 that is discouraging individuals from getting examined or revealing their analysis. Much like different celebrities spreading consciousness round the virus, Sania Mirza says it’s important as a accountable particular person and human being that one get examined the second there are signs.

“I don’t understand why a stigma needs to be attached to a virus. This is something that we collectively have to fight against. The moment there are symptoms isolate yourself, and inform local authorities. This isn’t something that you can take lightly. This is not just about yourself; we know how the virus is spreading. This is a war that we’ve as a human race against the virus and we need to put up a strong fight,” she says.

The ace tennis star additionally highlights the significance wholesome thoughts and physique to battle the virus. She provides that it’s important to train and keep match. Mirza too has been not lacking out on her routine. 

Sharing her health regime she continues, “I’m still practising my game and exercise daily because working out is a part of my job too. I take out about two three-hours a day for pilates, do cardio and so on and so forth.”

Ask about her plans of returning to the court docket and the 33-12 months-outdated says she is going to take some extra day without work. “I probably won’t play any tournament this year because the situation is still bad in the world and it’s difficult as a parent to travel with my child in such times… The situation is not in our favour and it isn’t easy to balance things out. And I have to think of myself both as a mother and athlete,” she provides.

Last month at the US Open, tennis participant Naomi Osaka despatched out a robust message by sporting seven masks at the annual event voicing towards racial injustice and advocate Black lives matter motion. Osaka’s gesture highlighted how important it is for celebrities to stand up for the right as their voice matter. Mirza says it’s all the extra vital in right now’s time to drive the collective aware in the direction of a optimistic outlook.

“I think it’s always important for anybody who has a voice to stand up for the right for what they think that is right. And being athletes, we have a voice and a reach and following in some ways so we do have an added responsibility. And it becomes essential that we stand up for what we believe in, kudos to Naomi Osaka for what she did and how she did it,” she says.

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