Amber Rose and the Sway in the Morning crew
Yesterday, Amber Rose hit the Gram to express her disappointment in GQ’s choice of words in their article about her. Here’s what the magazine printed:
“Amber Rose wrote the book on it. No, seriously: Kanye’s infamous ex, Wiz Khalifa’s baby mama, America’s toughest bald babe since Sigourney Weaver in Alien 3, is about to publish a book of life lessons called How to Be a Bad Bitch. Like Amber herself, it’s all heart. Unlike Amber, it’s not that thick! The teen stripper turned megalomaniac muse spoke to Carrie Battan about her beautiful dark twisted journey to the top.”
Ms. Rose didn’t find it so amusing. She screenshot the piece, posted on her IG, and gave her 2 cents.
“Really @gq??? I’m so much more then Kanye’s Ex or Wiz’s baby’s mama. Damn, why the (expletive) did u guys reach out to me for this article and photoshoot? To dumb me down? I talked about feminism and my Slutwalk… Wtf nice title smh I expected so much more from u guys and I’m so disappointed. I was so excited to be featured in GQ not realizing I was shooting for a tabloid. My slutwalk was for ignorant (expletive) like this. Oh “Her beautiful dark twisted journey to the top”? Nice pun. Negative af. Thx for nothing.”
Why did GQ choose to call her Wiz’s “baby mama” instead of “ex-wife?” Well, we spoke to the writer of the story, Carrie Baton to get her thoughts.
“If you notice, she cut out the title of the piece, which was ‘How to Be a Bad Bitch,’ which is the title of her book. Which is kind of the highest praise we could have given her.”
Carrie elaborates with her intention on the piece.
“My goal was to find a way to explain to people the challenges that she’s facing while she’s sort of transitioning in these two fazes of her life. and sort of what her feminism stand point is and how it ties into what people know her as.”
Listen below to hear more on what Carrie Baton has to say.