After receiving two Grammy nominations on Friday, Cardi B will next be seen on “CBS Sunday Morning”, chatting with interviewer Maurice DuBois about how she parlayed her success on the strip-club stage into international superstardom.
As Cardi explains, her insistence on keeping it real has resonated with fans. “I feel like people feel like I’m very reachable,” she tells DuBois.
“You just got to be yourself,” she adds. “I might say words, and the words are not even in the dictionary. But people — people still like it. Because you can tell that I – I – I – I’m saying it from the heart.”
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During the wide-ranging interview, she also opens up about how her early days as an exotic dancer paved the way for her future success.
“I did gain, like, a passion and love for performing,” Cardi B says. “It made me feel pretty.”
In fact, she says she has no regrets about dancing. “I feel like it matured me,” she says. “My biggest ambitions was — was money. Because that’s what these women put in my head. Nothing is important but the money.”
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You can watch the interview in its entirety on Sunday, Dec. 9.