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Cardi B defends sexy moms: You don't have to be a 'nun'
During an interview with Harper's Bazaar, Cardi B opened up about still showing off her sexy side even after giving birth to daughter Kulture.
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Cardi B wants other mothers to know you can be sexy and be a mom all at the same time.
During an interview with Harper's Bazaar Thursday, the rapper opened up about still showing off her sexy side even after giving birth to daughter Kulture last July.
"I feel like when I'm half-naked and when I twerk, people be like, 'You're a mom now,' and it's like, 'Well, I was doing it before I was a mom, so it's not like there's gonna be a difference,' " she said.
Debra Messing (mom of son Roman): “The priority shift is a relief. There are so many things that used to monopolize my time and my energy that I realize now, in the face of being a mother, are just completely irrelevant.”
She continued, "One day, my daughter's gonna see my body and she's gonna see me twerking and it's like, 'Would it make a difference if I did it after or before her?' It's still out there. I feel like moms who do wanna feel sexy can be. I don't feel like once you become a mom, you supposed to be this nun."
Cardi admitted motherhood has made her change in some ways, however – particularly in terms of her social life, which is currently in flux. In early February, the rapper told reporters that she was "working things out" with estranged husband Offset.
"I just wanna be home all the time. I don't care about going out anymore," she said. "The things that I thought matter, it didn't really matter. I'm just so focused on my kid."
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A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.Cardi B is 26. The "Bodak Yellow" rapper has charmed the masses with her huge personality and lyrical prowess. She has also wowed designers and fans with her unique personal style. Here are a few of her best looks in honor of her birthday. Kevin Winter FullscreenCardi B attended the 2018 American Music Awards with husband Offset on Oct. 9, 2018. in Los Angeles. Axelle/Bauer-Griffin, FilmMagic FullscreenAt the AMAs, Cardi performed "I Like It." Phillip Faraone, WireImage, FullscreenShe also took the stage at the 2018 Global Citizen Festival: Be the Generation in Central Park in New York City on Sept. 29, 2018. ANGELA WEISS, AFP/Getty Images FullscreenCardi went with an all-white look - inspired by specific fashions from '90s R&B icons TLC - while performing onstage during Coachella's first weekend on April 15, 2018, in Indio, Calif. Kevin Winter, Getty Images for Coachella FullscreenShe invited Chance the Rapper onstage to perform with her. Larry Busacca, Getty Images for Coachella FullscreenCardi's look for her visit to Music Choice on April 10, 2018, in New York City. Jamie McCarthy, Getty Images Fullscreen
A close-up of Cardi's retro sunglasses. Jamie McCarthy, Getty Images FullscreenCardi performed on "Saturday Night Live" on April 7, 2018, concealing her baby bump with her first look of voluminous ostrich feathers... Will Heath, NBC Fullscreen...before revealing all in a custom Christian Siriano gown during her second set. Will Heath, NBC FullscreenWhile accepting the best-new artist award at the iHeartRadio Music Awards on March 11, 2018, Cardi B wore a voluminous, layered tulle party dress by Siriano. CHRIS PIZZELLO/INVISION/AP FullscreenFor her performance at the awards, she wore a Moschino dress with a leather moto jacket. CHRIS PIZZELLO/INVISION/AP FullscreenCardi wore the cat-eye glasses that have been one of the year's top trends with a red jacket to the 67th NBA All-Star Game on Feb. 18, 2018. KEVIN MAZUR/WIREIMAGE Fullscreen
For GQ's All-Stars Celebration on Feb. 17, 2018, she wore over-the-knee black boots and a bustier – one of her signature looks. KEVIN MAZUR/WIREIMAGE FullscreenCardi B was all over New York Fashion Week in February 2018, including front row at Marc Jacobs with Lil Kim. DIMITRIOS KAMBOURIS/GETTY IMAGES FOR MARC JACOBS FullscreenCardi B and designer Jeremy Scott pose backstage at Scott's show during New York Fashion Week on Feb. 8, 2018. JEMAL COUNTESS/GETTY IMAGES FullscreenCardi B poses backstage at the Prabal Gurung show during New York Fashion Week on Feb. 11, 2018. ASTRID STAWIARZ/GETTY IMAGES FullscreenCardi B poses with Christian Siriano at the designer's show during New York Fashion Week on Feb. 10, 2018. DIMITRIOS KAMBOURIS/GETTY IMAGES FullscreenShe dazzled at the 2018 Grammys in an angelic Ashi Studio dress. DAN MACMEDAN/USA TODAY FullscreenThe back was just as exciting as the front. DAN MACMEDAN/USA TODAY FullscreenAs were her signature long nails. DAN MACMEDAN/USA TODAY FullscreenFor her Grammys performance with Bruno Mars of their hit "Finesse," Cardi kept with the song's references to "In Living Color" with a '90s hip-hop inspired look by Moschino. ROBERT DEUTSCH/USA TODAY FullscreenShe wore an Ashi Studio dress for Clive Davis' Pre-Grammy Gala and Salute to Industry Icons, honoring Jay-Z, on Jan. 27, 2018. JEFF KRAVITZ/FILMMAGIC FullscreenShe kicked off Grammys weekend with the Warner Music Group Pre-Grammy Party with "V" magazine on Jan. 25, 2018, in Carolina Herrera. DIMITRIOS KAMBOURIS/GETTY IMAGES FullscreenCardi B isn't afraid to change up her hair with dramatic wigs and different colors, as she did at Power 105.1's Powerhouse 2017. DIA DIPASUPIL/GETTY IMAGES FOR iHEARTMEDIA FullscreenCardi B wore a robe-like Victoria Hayes design to the Stream Tidal X: Brooklyn Benefit Concert at Barclays Center on Oct. 17, 2017. ANGELA WEISS/AFP/GETTY IMAGES FullscreenShe had a Cinderella moment in a Christian Siriano gown at the 3rd annual Diamond Ball at Cipriani Wall Street on Sept. 14, 2017. TAYLOR HILL/FILMMAGIC FullscreenCardi attend the Fenty Puma by Rihanna show during New York Fashion Week with Offset on Sept. 10, 2017. PAUL MORIGI/WIREIMAGE FullscreenCardi wowed in a white Christian Siriano jumpsuit at the 34th MTV Video Music Awards in August 2017. MIKE NELSON/EPA FullscreenHer onstage look was girly with pink ostrich feathers at the 2017 VMAs. MATT SAYLES/INVISION/AP FullscreenCardi made an impression at the BET Awards on June 25, 2017, with a red Givenchy suit. JASON LaVERIS/FILMMAGIC Fullscreen
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