During a recent conversation for Harper’s Bazaar, the Congresswoman praised Thee Stallion’s “audacity” after listening to the song by recommendation of some younger folks in her life.
“I listen to the young people around me and they may tell me something maybe you ought to pay attention to. But then they told me to look at, was it WAP?” she said during her conversation with Meg. “Don’t worry, don’t worry, don’t worry. I said, ‘Now that’s audacity. That is audacity.’ And that is the ability for women to take charge of what they want to say.”
She continued, “I had paid attention to the young gangster rap time, when men were in charge. They said whatever they wanted to say about women, what have you. But women didn’t say, for a long time, what they could say or wanted to say or dared to say. And so I thought ‘that’s audacity.’”
Elsewhere in the interview, the pair discussed education, the power of standing up for yourself, and more.
“Still can’t believe I got to sit down with @MaxineWaters for an interview with @harpersbazaarus!!!” Megan wrote about the encounter on Twitter. “She’s so inspirational and reminded me to keep doing me and standing firm in what I believe in.”