By any means necessary. Amber Rose’s new book, How to Be a Bad Bitch, is full of advice for women about how to empower themselves, manage their finances, and be an entrepreneur in a changing world, but one helpful tip isn’t quite hitting the mark with all her readers.
“As women, we’re fortunate enough to use our seductive skills in order to be able to get money from our significant others,” she told Time magazine in a recent interview. “I also talk about seduction in the book. A lot of women don’t know how to seduce a man. It is extremely easy once you get to that point, and you can get anything you want out of them.”
But lest readers immediately protest that what Rose, 32, is suggesting is morally wrong, the Black-ish actress asserts that she knows what she’s talking about.
“And I know it might sound messed up, but once you get to that point, it’s not using,” she explained. “It’s not using a man, it’s literally getting what you want by any means necessary.”
After sharing a link to the interview on Twitter on Thursday, Nov. 12, Rose received backlash from users who found her advice unsavory, to which she responded: “Lol y’all are so Corny So it’s wrong to ask ur ‘Significant other’ (The person u care about) to help u financially so u can reach ur goal?”
In the Time interview, Rose further emphasized that her own story is proof enough that she knows how to make a comeback, financially speaking.
“Being a dancer definitely was like being in business school,” she said, “because I constantly spoke to people. I mean, I literally had to persuade a man to give me money out of his pocket. And I apply that to my daily life.”
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