Cardi B recently sent a tender message of support to another gilded queen of pop.
ET’s Katie Krause interviewed Cardi on a range of subjects before the unveiling of her Fashion Nova line in Los Angeles. Britney Spears came up, who recently drew attention for working out to Cardi’s music on Instagram.
But Britney’s also dealing with a reported mental health crisis amidst bitter legal drama with her former manager.
“I love you and I totally understand…fame will drive you insane,” said Cardi about Britney’s struggle.
Cardi B sends a message of support to Britney Spears, talks about why it was so important for her to open up about her liposuction, and reacts to finding out she was booked to work on her first Mother’s Day with Kulture. pic.twitter.com/1YAlzywdH7
— Entertainment Tonight (@etnow) May 9, 2019
Reports suggest Spears recently checked herself into a mental health facility following “tremendous stress” over her father’s illness.
Others reckon Britney’s legal troubles are worsening her condition. She’s locked in an odd dispute with former manager Sam Lufti over “threatening text messages.”
Spears filed a restraining order.
So maybe right now would be the perfect time to rebound with a Cardi B collab.
People on social media reacted to Cardi B’s enthusiasm to work with Britney Spears.
QUEEN @iamcardib talking about QUEEN @britneyspears with me last night. She saw Britney working out to her song! She loves Britney! Her heartfelt message to what she’s going through right now.😭💗 @etnow pic.twitter.com/6WsBzxm8tP
— Katie Krause (@Katie_Krause) May 9, 2019
I have always liked her.
— Burn them Daenerys 🔥🐉 (@circusworld21bz) May 9, 2019
But a couple of people took issue with Cardi’s word choice.
I don’t think 'insane' was the correct term to use, but it’s Cardi B so… 🤣🤷♂️
I actually would like a collab between them 🤩
— 𝐄𝐝𝐮𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐨 𝐁. (@Eddie_3) May 9, 2019
You ain't hear the part where she said the fact that she's been in the game so long she understands it from what she has gone through? I know it's hard to understand because Bronx is a foreign language but I think you should listen to it again because I feel you missed the point.
— 12 Years a Side Piece (@Xanderdash) May 9, 2019
Face it, Cardi B is gonna be Cardi B.
Her heart was in the right place!
Princess of pop… Queen of pop is Madonna and both said it 15 years ago. They are both royal though.
— Best Top Group- BTS- Suky 💜s ❤ (@ukyukyt) May 9, 2019
Britney fans took the opportunity to spread the hashtag #FreeBritney.
— Lucinda 🦋 (@MissLucinda_) May 10, 2019
The longtime battle over Spears’ conservatorship is sparking debate online.
I heard about this a couple of days ago. I can't believe she is still under conservatorship!! This doesn't make sense!! Its also very scary someone's life Especially someone who's life is so public can have their life taken over like this.
— Janelle Houston (@JanelleHouston9) May 10, 2019
Other stars like Miley Cyrus have spoken on Britney’s concerning situation.
— Lucinda 🦋 (@MissLucinda_) May 7, 2019
Some fans allege Britney’s conservatorship is abusive.
Outside of our office today! Britney Spears to appear in court today concerning her conservatorship battle. pic.twitter.com/GFyjGVjcq8
— Marty Preciado (@martypreciado) May 10, 2019
— Deinos (@Deinos93873038) May 4, 2019
Given the sensitvie nature of Britney’s mental health crisis, she totally deserves privacy.
But it’s amazing to see Cardi B send such a strong blast of positivity and empowerment her way.