Cardi B Defends Trademarking ‘Okurrr’!

Cardi B is earning money strikes… OKURRR?? According to The Blast on Thursday, the Bodak Yellow rapper filed paperwork with the United States Patent and Trademark Office this yr to trademark her signature trill. Related: Cardi B Isn’t Interested In Your Opinions About Her Marriage To Offset! The software states the musician needs to make use of the phrase for merchandising functions, together with paper items resembling cups and posters. Being the intelligent businesswoman that she is, Kulture‘s mother additionally filed paperwork on February 25 for “okurr” with one much less “r.” The saying — which she as soon as described to Jimmy Fallon as a “cold pigeon in New York City” — will moreover be used for “clothing, namely, T-shirts, sweatshirts, hooded sweatshirts, pants, shorts, jackets, footwear, headgear, namely, hats and caps, blouses, bodysuits, dresses, jumpsuits, leggings, skirts, sweaters, undergarments.” In a since-deleted video on Instagram posted on Friday, the 26-year-old defended her resolution to lock up the rights for her slogan. Referencing the truth that folks continually ask her to do the well-known chirp, Cardi mentioned: “Let me tell you something… You think i ain’t gonna profit off that?!” Explaining that “white folks” do it on a regular basis, she added: “While I’m here, I’m gonna secure all the bags!” Speaking of securing the bag, the artist is about to look in Hustlers, a flick co-produced by costar Jennifer Lopez! Based on the 2016 New York Magazine article “The Hustlers at Scores” by Jessica Pressler, the film — additionally starring Constance Wu, Riverdale‘s Lili Reinhart, Julia Stiles, and Keke Palmer — is a couple of crew of savvy former strip membership staff who band collectively to show the tables on their Wall Street shoppers. Cardi B has one youngster, daughter Kulture. / (c) Dave Bedrosian/Future Image/WENNOf course, the Money MC has been open about her stripper previous. In a 2018 interview with Howard Stern, she mentioned unique dancing “saved” her, explaining: “A lot of people want me to lie and say I hated [stripping] and went through so much and don’t recommend it. But I don’t tell girls not to do it. I’m not even going to front, it really saved me. Before I worked at a strip club I was a cashier at a market. I got fired and I couldn’t move out of my situation. I didn’t want to live with my ex-boyfriend at his mother’s house anymore. But I couldn’t even afford a room. I never made $300 a week. My boss said you have a nice body you should just work across the street. You’ll make so much money. He was Turkish. I was really scared because I didn’t know the type of things that go down in there. I was ashamed that I was dancing naked for the first couple of months. I used to cry after work. I could only imagine how embarrassed my parents would be. Imagery of my mom and my dad would enter my head when I gave lap dances. But then I would think I made $500 today then $1,500 then $2,000. I told my parents I was babysitting some rich white people’s kids.” Okurrr? Okurrr. [Image via Cardi B/Instagram.] … Read extra at