“One of the scariest parts was the snake scene,” Cardi, 27, told i-D. "I was naked and one of them peed all over me."
The NSFW lyrics have, of course, inspired a reaction, which Cardi said she was "surprised by."
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"I knew it was gonna have a big impact, I guess, because of me and Megan," she told the outlet. "But I didn’t know it was going to be so controversial. I never expected that, you know, conservatives and Republicans were going to be talking about the song."
She continued, "I didn’t think the song was as vulgar as they said it was, you know? Like, I’m so used to it. I’m such a freak that I didn’t think it would be a big deal. I didn’t think people would think it was so out of this world …”
But Cardi said she isn't bothered by the negative discourse.
“It doesn’t make me angry,” she told i-D. “It makes me happy. They keep talking and the numbers keep going up. At the end of the day, whatever they’re saying, the numbers speak for themselves.”
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