Cardi B called out people who were criticizing a little boy who played with a toy kitchen set, calling them “so close minded and dumb.”
Someone posted a picture of the tyke playing with a toy pot, writing that “People on Facebook are having a full blown gender war about this photo.”
The Grammy-winning hip hop artist decided to throw in her two cents, bringing up child YouTube star Ryan’s World. That is not the same child in the photo.
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“The fact that Ryans world the little boy from YouTube make millions and he have a kitchen set like this and y’all worry about if this gay or not,” she wrote, using the facepalm emoji. “Stop being so close minded and dumb.”
The fact that Ryans world the little boy from YOuTube make millions and he have a kitchen set like this and y’all worry about if this gay or not 🤦🏽♀️🤦🏽♀️🤦🏽♀️Stop being so close minded and dumb https://t.co/SlhfsJx95w
— Cardi B (@iamcardib) December 2, 2021
Cardi’s frustration inspired positive responses from her fans.
“Mama, how do I make eggs! I don’t wanna burn them.”Thinking , damnit I should’ve learned how to cook for myself when I was younger. 🤷🏾♀️🤷🏾♀️🤷🏾♀️
— Cynthia Maria Chase (@The_Cynthia_) December 2, 2021
I bought my son a kitchen set when he turned 3. We basically played with it for over a year. He liked cooking me food and he laughed when I acted like it was bad 🤣 Its about memories and fun.
— Splinter Of Joy (@SplinterOfJoy) December 2, 2021
Meanwhile my son is in culinary getting his career goal on pic.twitter.com/eucI75MMov
— Nikki Latimore (@LatimoreNikki) December 2, 2021
When they see they son in the kitchen reaching for the spices pic.twitter.com/8vsdQmc9ET
— 🍁Ashy Larry 🍂 (@prozac_papito) December 2, 2021
My son has dolls, monster trucks, a toy kitchen, superheroes etc. he plays with everything. He asks for his nails painted pink like mama and then runs around in the mud with the dog catching bugs. People need to let kids be kids and stop pushing their insecurities and bs on them
— 😑 (@jassca36) December 2, 2021