Dr. Bernice King isn’t a fan of Cardi B’s Coretta Scott King impression

The youngest daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. claims Cardi has apologized for spoofing her mother in a new sketch.

August 28, 2018

Cardi B is taking heat from Dr. Bernice King, the youngest daughter of Martin Luther King Jr., for her portrayal of her mother Coretta Scott King in a new sketch, TMZ reports.


The sketch, titled The Real Housewives of the Civil Rights Movement, was filmed for Wild-N-Out star Rip Michaels's new show Off the Rip, and contains numerous jokes about Martin Luther King Jr.'s alleged adultery. In a since-deleted statement on Twitter, Dr. Bernice King called the sketches portrayals of female civil rights leaders "repulsive" and "false." She also asked Cardi B for a face-to-face meeting. Read Dr. King's initial statement below.

Dr. King later followed up with another tweet claiming Cardi had apologized for the sketch. "I look forward to talking with you soon," she wrote.

A representative for Cardi B was not immediately available to comment.

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Posted: August 28, 2018