Cardi B took to the stage at the annual Adult Video News Awards, becoming the first-ever female performer
Cardi B is feeling herself!
Over the weekend, the “Money” rapper, 26, took to the stage in Las Vegas at the annual Adult Video News Awards — colloquially dubbed the Oscars of porn — and shared a handful of steamy behind the scenes images.
“AVN awards….. I’m a little pornstar today,” she wrote alongside one photo, as she struck a seductive pose in an elevator while wearing a sparkly blue lingerie set by designer Bryan Hearns, complete with garters and a corset.
Playfully she added, “Well I’m a pornstar whenever you want me to be,” including multiple winking eye emojis.
The Grammy-award nominated artist went on to share another photo from her elevator photo session, calling out her critics for negatively commenting on her seductive posts.
“Can I be sexy one time and not get called a slut ? Sheesh!” she wrote.
During Saturday night’s award ceremony, Cardi also made history — becoming the first-ever female performer at the AVN awards.
“In literally five hours, I made my whole check or maybe a little bit more,” she recalled in December during an interview with CBS Sunday Morning.
Cardi went on to share that she “learned a lot” from this period of her life and she’s not embarrassed by it — no matter what others might think.
“I did gain a passion and love of performing. It made me feel pretty [and powerful],” she added. “A lot of people want to make fun of me … I don’t ever regret it.”
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Earlier this month, Cardi also set the record straight about the unapologetically sexy “Twerk” music video, which she recently dropped with City Girls, after a Twitter user suggested that her new song and video was sending the wrong message.
The all-women video features the rappers and back-up dancers grinding on each other — sometimes on poles — in their bathing suits and animal-print bodysuits.
In the original tweet, Stephanie Hamill, a host and contributor for Fox 5 DC, questioned how “Twerk” empowered women amid the #MeToo era and encouraged liberals, including the rapper, to weigh in.
“It says to women that I can wear and not wear whatever I want. do w.e I want and that NO still means NO,” Cardi explained. “So Stephanie chime in..If I twerk and be half naked does that mean I deserve to get raped and molested? I want to know what a conservative woman like you thinks.”