Cardi B's Former AP History Teacher Defends Her From Social Media Haters

Cardi B got heated on Instagram in a profanity-laced video, calling the country a "hellhole" because of the shutdown.
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The “Bodak Yellow” rapper’s former AP History teacher, Joan Hill, took to Facebook to defend her past student.

If there is one thing you shouldn’t do, it's go after Cardi B — not only will she embarrass you, her former teacher will also back her up. 

On Thursday, the “Bodak Yellow” rapper’s former AP History teacher, Joan Hill, took to Facebook to defend her past student. 

“For those of you on my feed who are trashing Cardi B for representing a political voice a) she probably scored higher than you on the US History regents exam and was in my AP govt class b) you’re not nearly as busy as her, and what have you done to advance political discourse in this country? c) she has a national platform and is using it to speak about things that are important…. Why can’t we respect that? d) STFU and take a seat,” Hill wrote. 

A Cardi B fansite tweeted the post Saturday and since then it has taken off with over 53,000 likes and over 13,000 retweets. 

Cardi B, born Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar, was in Hill’s class when she attended Renaissance High School for Musical Theater and the Arts in the Bronx. 

The “Money” rapper has made headlines in recent weeks for her political commentary, particularly when she called out President Trump during the partial government shutdown. She also told her followers on Instagram Live that she spends her free time reading on world political history. 

“I went to college for this s***,” she said. “It really gets me upset when people be like, 'Oh, you’re dumb.' I’m not dumb at this s***!”

Cardi B is continuing her hustle in the media as she appeared in a Pepsi Super Bowl ad but also spoke out in defense of ostracized quarterback Colin Kaepernick. 

She revealed to The Associated Press that she turned down performing at the big game in Atlanta, in order to stand in solidarity with the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback

“I got to sacrifice a lot of money to perform. But there’s a man who sacrificed his job for us, so we got to stand behind him,” she said.