RIGHT wing activist Candace Owens and Cardi B have been trading online blows after the outspoken commentator claimed the rapper’s music “contributes to the disintegration of black culture and values”.
Cardi B though didn’t hold back, and the war of words quickly escalated as we reported before.
Candace Owens, 31, is a right-wing commentator described as media-savvy and straight-shooting by The Sunday Times.
Once an unknown political vlogger, she has become one of President Donald Trump’s “most prominent cheerleaders and pals of the first family”, the Times explains.
She has endeared herself to Trump by attacking anyone who dares to criticize or mock him.
For example, when the infamous “Trump baby” balloon was flown over London for his UK visit, Owens hit out at the capital’s mayor, Sadiq Khan.
She tweeted: “Please remind @SadiqKhan that according to the birth rate, Europe will fall and become a Muslim majority continent by 2050.”
Owens founded Blexit, a campaign to persuade African Americans and other minorities to abandon the Democrats.
She urged them to become registered Republicans instead. Her goal for Blexit is to “challenge Black Americans to consider what Trump actually asked of (them).”
Owens said: “The black community are starting to realize that we’re being manipulated by no good politicians who knock on our door every four years and promise us free stuff. Then they get our votes and nothing changes.”
Owens grew up in public housing in Stamford, Connecticut. Her father was a property manager, while her mother stayed at home.
The Times says that, at one stage, she moved in with her grandfather to escape her family’s “cr***y, infested” flat.
After police officers investigated racist death threats teenage boys left on her cell phone her parents won a lawsuit against the city and received a $37,500 payout.
Owens had hopes of becoming a journalist but failed to complete her degree. Instead, she joined Vogue for a stint at the famous mag, before moving into finance.
Candace Owens and Cardi B traded online blows after Owens appeared on the Ben Shapiro Show and said she agreed with the host’s assessment that Cardi B’s music “contributes to the disintegration of black culture and values”.
“If black America is not insulted by the fact that Joe Biden, who has been hiding in his basement for the entire year, made an appearance and came out because he was going to do an interview with Cardi B – do we have nothing better to offer?” Owens said in a clip.
Cardi was quick to respond, defending her interview with Biden while slamming Trump supporters in a near-nonsensical retelling of her sister, Hennessy Carolina, being harassed at the beach.
“You want to know why Joe got to talk to me Candace? Because I have the #1 song and yet my sister can’t go to the beach in the Hampton’s without Trump supporters harassing because they were by themselves,” Cardi retorted, sharing a video clip of the incident.
The pair then engaged in a bitter war of words back and forth on social media.
Candace Owens says in a controversial video: “I do not support George Floyd and the media’s depiction of him as a martyr for black America. Explaining that “it has been weighing very heavily on my heart and on my mind,” she adds, “there was so much pressure for me to go with the popular opinion about who George Floyd was. We are being sold a lot of lies at the detriment to the black community, at the detriment to the white community and at the detriment to America as a whole. Our culture is unique from other communities because we are the only community that caters to the bottom denominator of our society. Not every black American is a criminal. Not every black American is committing crimes. But we are unique in that we are the only people that fight and scream and demand support for the people in our community that are up to no good.”
Taking a poke at the father-of-three’s criminal past, she added;
“You would be hard pressed to find a Jewish person who has spent five stints in prison, who commits a crime and dies while committing a crime and that the Jewish people demand justice for. You would be hard pressed to find this in white America… even in Latino America. What I am saying is not any defense for Derek Chauvin [the white cop who kneeled on Floyd’s neck]. The family of George Floyd deserves justice for the way that he died. But I also am not going to accept the narrative that this is the best the black community has to offer.”
“For whatever reason it has become fashionable over the last five or six years for us to turn criminals into heroes overnight. It is something I find despicable. George Floyd was not an amazing person. George Floyd is being upheld as an amazing human being.”
She claimed that Floyd was high at the time of his death and detailed his criminal history.
Owens added: “Everyone is pretending that this man lived a heroic lifestyle. We are embarrassing in that regard. Nobody wants to tell the truth in black America. Our biggest problem is us.”
She ended the scathing vid by saying: “I have no apologies to make. George Floyd is not my martyr. He can be yours.”
The controversial commentator also tweeted: “Black lives only matter to white liberals, every 4 years, ahead of an election.
“I’m so sorry to those of you that thought otherwise.”
Briton George Farmer is the son of a baron, Lord Farmer, a former Conservative Party treasurer in the UK.
The couple became smitten after meeting at the Royal Automobile Club in London, and he proposed to Owen just two weeks later.
Student newspaper Liberty Champion quote him as saying: “When I heard her rant against socialism, I knew that I loved this woman.”
It’s not clear what his current job is.
However, he was a candidate for the Brexit Party, but failed to win a seat in the European parliamentary elections.
In 2019, The Sunday Times reported that Farmer was chairman of the newly launched Turning Point UK.
The group is described by the BBC as “an offshoot of Turning Point USA, a controversial and staunchly pro-Trump presence on American campuses”.
The pair married at Trump’s Winery in Virginia in 2019, with their guests wearing “Make America Great Again” headwear.
Owens is linked to many controversies.
She was cited in the bigoted manifesto uploaded to the internet prior to the mass shooting and killing of 51 worshippers at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.
It said: “Each time she spoke I was stunned by her insights and her own views helped push me further and further into the belief of violence over meekness. Though I will have to disavow some of her beliefs, the extreme actions she calls for me are too much, even for my tastes.”
Brenton Tarrant, the Christchurch killer, named her as his prime inspiration for his massacre.
Owens denied she inspired the massacre and responded on Twitter by tweeting “LOL”.
In April 2020, she was accused of using stunts and controversy to boost coronavirus conspiracy theories, reports Insider.
For example, she insisted that “the virus was never as fatal” as experts warned. That’s despite the killer bug claiming the lives of more than 110,000 people.
She tweeted: “FACT: we went from 2.2 million, to 100,000, to 60,000 predictive #coronavirus deaths because the models were always b*******, the media was always lying, and the virus was never as fatal as the experts that are chronically wrong about everything, prophesized.”
Owens was also annoyed about getting stopped by cops in Washington D.C for not wearing a face covering.
She whined in mid-April: “WOW. Just had a police officer called over to me and my husband at Whole Foods bc we were not wearing masks. We come to this @WholeFoods EVERY DAY. Apparently beginning yesterday, it is now illegal to come in without a mask. Total deaths in D.C from Covid? 69. WTF if going on?”