Cardi B Addressed Someone Who Called Her Daughter "Autistic," And People Have Mixed Feelings

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Cardi B has never been shy to brutally clap back.

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And on Friday, she did just that.

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In a now-deleted tweet, someone told Cardi, “Your daughter is literally autistic and you’re on stan twitter instead of making sure she’s not sticking her finger in outlets,” after Cardi posted a dancing video.

"My daughter is not autistic," Cardi tweeted.

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"You can't call her ugly, so y'all have to diagnose her with something. Go play in traffic, bitch."

"Don't bring my kids up on shit," she added.

Some people praised Cardi for clapping back. Cardi even quoted or retweeted a few:

But others informed Cardi how having autism is not a bad thing, nor should it be used as an insult.

Dissing kids/using "autism" as a way to denote something negative or pejorative = NOT OK.


Cardi hasn't commented further on the matter, but we'll update you if she does. is an organization that provides resources to prevent harassment and bullying against children. Stomp Out Bullying offers a free and confidential chat line here.