Rapper Cardi B and conservative commentator Candace Owens threatened to sue each other after the two engaged in a feud on Twitter this week. 

The dispute started after Owens on Monday criticized the New York rapper’s performance of her hit song “WAP” at the Grammy Awards on Sunday alongside fellow rapper Megan Thee Stallion.

Owens told Fox News host Tucker CarlsonTucker CarlsonKinzinger: Conspiracy theory FBI planned Jan. 6 example of 'legacy of Trump and Trumpism' Fox launches Apple podcast subscription service FOX News Podcasts+ Overnight Defense: Top admiral shoots back at criticism of 'woke' military | Military guns go missing | New White House strategy to battle domestic extremism MORE that the performance was a “spectacle” and a display “of blatant nudity and sexualization.”


Cardi B later tweeted a clip from the show and sarcastically thanked the conservative commentator on social media.  

“Matter fact I’m just going to thank Candy,” Cardi B wrote in a since-deleted post, according to Vulture. “She put my performance on Fox News giving it more views that boosted the views on YouTube and is counting towards my streams and sales.” 

“Wow. Imagine if wap caused the downfall of the American empire and not North Korea bomb threats, terrorism, racism or bad government?” the rapper also tweeted. 


Owens responded to the “Bodak Yellow” rapper’s comments on Tuesday, claiming that she takes “issue with you being used to encourage young women to strip themselves of dignity.” 

Cardi B later tweeted in response that “I don’t know why Candy is so bothered by WAP. I was just inspired by our former first lady," she said, sharing a censored photo of former first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpJill Biden, Kate Middleton visit school together in first meeting Jill Biden wears 'LOVE' jacket 'to bring unity' to meeting with Boris Johnson White House gets back to pre-COVID-19 normality MORE. The tweet has also since been deleted. 

The women continued trading barbs on social media this week, with Cardi B sharing several tweets that purported to show Owens saying that her husband had an affair with her brother.

Owens maintained that the tweets were photoshopped and threatened to sue the rapper for slander against her brother.

The rapper later threatened in a since-deleted tweet to countersue Owens for alleging that she shared fake or edited photos.

“Just spoke with my family. I am 100% suing Cardi for that nonsense. You can’t just start throwing out wild lies against private members of my family because you’re upset someone called your out on your degenerate performance,” Owens tweeted on Tuesday.


Owens also shared a 13-minute video on Instagram continuing to criticize Cardi B’s performance and her attacks on social media.

Cardi B has been a vocal critic of former President TrumpDonald TrumpWhite House denies pausing military aid package to Ukraine Poll: 30 percent of GOP voters believe Trump will 'likely' be reinstated this year Black Secret Service agent told Trump it was offensive to hold rally in Tulsa on Juneteenth: report MORE. After initially backing Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersThe Hill's Morning Report - ObamaCare here to stay Centrists gain leverage over progressives in Senate infrastructure battle OVERNIGHT ENERGY:  EPA announces new clean air advisors after firing Trump appointees |  Senate confirms Biden pick for No. 2 role at Interior | Watchdog: Bureau of Land Management saw messaging failures, understaffing during pandemic MORE (I-Vt.) in the Democratic presidential primary, she called on her supporters to vote for President BidenJoe BidenObama: Ensuring democracy 'continues to work effectively' keeps me 'up at night' New Jersey landlords prohibited from asking potential tenants about criminal records Overnight Defense: Pentagon pulling some air defense assets from Middle East | Dems introduce resolution apologizing to LGBT community for discrimination | White House denies pausing military aid package to Ukraine MORE in the general election against the former president.