Lady Gaga hops in to defend Cardi B amid backlash over Grammy win.
On Tuesday, Shallow singer Lady Gaga took to social media to defend rapper Cardi B subjected to wide criticisms regarding her recent Grammy win.
The singer turned actress took to Twitter to praise the rapper for her achievement alongside a photo of the two of them at the ceremony.
The singer went with the caption, "It is so hard to be a woman in this industry. What it takes, how hard we work through the disrespectful challenges, just to make art. I love you Cardi."
She continued, "You deserve your awards. Let's celebrate her fight. Lift her up & honor her. She is brave."
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Recently, on Sunday during the 61st Grammy Awards, Cardi B became the first ever female to win an award for Best Rap Album.
The 26-year old took home the title for her album "Invasion of Privacy" which was widely criticized by the public terming the rapper unworthy of the title in social media.
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Immediately, the Grammy winner defended her win on Instagram where the rapper posted multiple rants explaining the extensive effort put forth in creating the album before deactivating her Instagram account later on Monday.
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Following the ongoing backlash, several fellow artists and celebrities including Chance the Rapper spoke on her support.