Cardi B Says Being A Stripper Taught Her To Be More ‘Powerful’

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Cardi B reflected on her time as a stripper, and this gal has no regrets!

The “Bodak Yellow” hitmaker opened up about her past in an interview with CBS on Sunday, Dec. 9, and revealed that stripping made her feel “powerful” and helped develop her love for performing.

“A lot of women here, they taught me to be powerful,” she said. “I did gain, like, a passion and love [for] performing. It made me feel pretty.”

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NEW YORK, NY – DECEMBER 07: Cardi B performs at Z100’s Jingle Ball 2018 at Madison Square Garden on December 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

She went on to say that she has received a lot of hate for her former career, but has never regretted her decision.

“I’m glad for this chapter in my life. A lot of people always want to make fun of me, ‘Oh, you used to be a stripper!’ I don’t regret it, because I learned a lot. I feel like it matured me.” She said.

The 26-year-old rapper says that the other girls at the strip club always reminded her that there was only one motivation — the money.

“My biggest ambition was money. That’s what these women put in my head: nothing is important but the money.” She said.

Regardless of her past, Cardi B’s music is still topping the charts and she has had a huge year, including five Grammy nominations.

This woman definitely knows how to make the right money moves!

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