Denzel Washington Surprises Everyone, When Being Interviewed About Cardi B
Cardi B is very popular these days and is generating many fans- youngins and surprisingly several Old Schoolers alike. The “Bodak Yellow” raptress even has fans among Hollywood’s elite. We’ve already seen Oprah vouch for her, and now two more Hollywood heavy hitters have shown that they are indeed rockin’ with the former “Love & Hip Hop New York” star. Oscar winner, Denzel Washington, and Oscar nominee, Taraji P. Henson, were caught on camera, giving their best Cardi B impression and it took their fans by surprise.
Watch Denzel’s Surprising Cardi B Impression:
In case y’all thought Denzel wasn’t abreast to the hip hop world, you thought wrong. Washington is currently doing press rounds, promoting his latest project, “The Iceman Cometh,” a highly anticipated Broadway revival. While Denzel was mingling with various reporters and flashing his legendary smile, a journalist asked him a question that he wasn’t expecting. Instead of asking Denzel about his career or various roles, he was asked if he was a fan of Cardi B. To the surprise of many, Denzel started spittin’ lyrics from Cardi’s “Bodak Yellow.”
“What he want. he buy me Yves Saint Laurent. And a new whip,” [Denzel] recited, while being interviewed by The Root during a press run for Broadway’s ‘The Iceman Cometh.’ “You thought I didn’t know. I dip, you dip, we dip,” he continued.
What’s also dope about the clip, is that the 63 year-old legend was visibly proud for being able to let these youngins out here know that he keeps his ears to the streets too. Not only did Denzel spit some of his favorite Cardi B lines, he also gave her some solid advice:
“Stay true to herself. Don’t believe the hype. Keep it real, for real,” Washington said.
Cardi B. caught wind of Denzel reciting her lyrics and she shared the clip to her Instagram page. Humbled by Denzel being a fan, Cardi B. said she’s taken the advice and is staying true to herself. Check out Denzel’s interview clip below:
Denzel Washington isn’t the only big named star that’s a Cardi B fan, apparently Taraj P. Henson is as well. While promoting her newest film, “Acrimony,” the “Proud Mary” star was asked about her love for Cardi B. Henson made it known that she was a fan when she once posted a photo of Cardi with the following caption:
“SHINE BABY SHINE!!!! Was following you when you had 70K followers Proud of you!!! Keep puttin in that WERK!”
During an interview with ‘Clevver News’ on Monday, April 2nd, the “Empire” star was asked to do her best impression of Cardi B and she was more than ready. Using Cardi’s signature laugh, along with her tongue out pose, Henson got into character and said: “Gimme that shmoney” and a Cardi B-famous saying, “Okurrrr!”
Watch Taraj Nail Cardi B Impression:
If you know Taraji, she’s all about the sisterhood and empowering women. In fact, she’s such a Cardi B fan, that she praised her album and stated that it was on constant rotation. The “Empire” star wrote the following about Cardi’s album on her page:
“”On CONSTANT rotation!!! #AnthemSh*tHERE THANK YOU @iamcardib for this!!! #MoneyBagWomenKeep telling your truth!!! NO ONE CAN USE YOU AGAINST YOU WHEN YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE!!! From one #AroundTheWayGirl to another!!! I ADORE YOU!!! #KnockMeDown9timesIgetup10tenB*TCH””
Abiding by Denzel’s infinite wisdom, Cardi B continues to keep it real and be herself. On her Instagram page, she posted a picture of herself while sharing a historical moment. With more than 100 million streams worldwide in just a week, Cardi B’s new album, “Invasion of Privacy,” has shattered Apple Music’s record for ‘most-streamed album by a female artist’ in its first week.
CardiB: “Woke up to take a sh*t and Boom!!!Thank you everybody sooo much ,FANS,Djs,Artist,BardiGang and doubters for supporting me. Thank you for buying and streaming Invasion of privacy !GOD put me here and GOD is the only one that can take me out !!! Back to sleep i go 😴😴😴”