Cardi B is ‘You’ star Penn Badgley’s object of affection: ‘OMG he knows me’

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Cardi B and Penn Badgley go  improbable  besties connected  Twitter. Cardi B and Penn Badgley go improbable besties connected Twitter. WireImage; Getty Images

You will ne'er conjecture who Cardi B’s caller bestie is… 

Penn Badgley, pb of Netflix’s lopsided emotion thriller “You,” landed a starring spot connected the “WAP” rhymer’s verified Twitter relationship Wednesday, acknowledgment to a fortuitous online speech that’s resulted successful their mind-blowing champion friendship. 

“OOOOMMFFFGGGGGG HE KNOWS ME!!,” Cardi, 29, penned to Twitter Monday, captioning a 2019 clip of Badgley, 34, applauding her effortless online authenticity. 

“OMMMGGGG!!!!!!Yoooo similar I’m celebrated famous,” continued the Grammy Award winner’s tweet. 

In the 2-year-old footage — which Cardi has conscionable seemingly seen for the archetypal clip this week — Badgley, sitting alongside “You” co-star Shay Mitchell, said: “I truly admit radical who person this benignant of wholly second-nature narration with [social media].”

And aft admitting that his ain attempts astatine connecting with societal media followers had been “pathetic,” the starring antheral lauded the “Bodak Yellow” rapper’s innate knack for engaging integer audiences

“Cardi B is simply a large illustration of that,” Badgley added. “She has specified an authentic narration [with societal media]…Despite what galore mightiness justice arsenic antics, I consciousness similar she has an incredibly authentic narration to that, and that’s wherefore radical similar her truthful much.”

And Cardi’s delayed, albeit delighted effect to his complement took the histrion — champion known for playing the relation of a lovesick stalker — by beauteous surprise. 

“I-,” a stunned Badgley tweeted Tuesday, reposting Cardi’s tickled tweet astir him from the erstwhile day. 

The pair’s reciprocal praise peaked erstwhile they each replaced their Twitter illustration pictures with photos of 1 another. (So, Cardi’s photograph is Badgley’s avatar, and vice versa).  

And their silly cyber swap was astir excessively shocking for the “Up” singer. She tweeted a video meme of a kid who was shocked to spot himself going viral online.