Cardi B left the party barefoot after reportedly throwing a shoe a Minaj
The Harper’s Bazaar Icon party came to an abrupt end when the two were involved in a heated exchange that almost came to blows.
The scuffle began after Cardi B supposedly approached Minaj over “lies Nicki was spreading,” according to TMZ. Next, Cardi B was allegedly elbowed in the face by a security guard before throwing a shoe at Minaj, who seemed to leave the incident unscathed. Minaj has not, as yet, released a statement about the incident.
After Cardi was escorted out barefoot, a bump was visible above her eye. The incident was captured on video.
In the video, Cardi B can be heard repeatedly shouting “b**** come here” at Minaj with security trying to break up the argument. Variety have also confirmed that the two people fighting were Cardi B and Minaj.
You can watch footage of the incident here:
Cardi B has since posted on Instagram about the incident, writing: “I’ve let a lot of shit slide! I let you sneak diss me, I let you lie on me, I let you attempt to stop my bags, f*** up the way I eat! You’ve threaten[ed] other artists in the industry, told them if they work with me you’ll stop f****** with them!!”
“I let you talk big shit about me!! I addressed you once in person, I addressed you a second time in person, and every time you copped the plea!! But when you mention my child, you choose to like comments about me as a mother, make comments about my abilities to take care of my daughter is when all bets are f****** off!!”
Meanwhile, Minaj has posted a picture of herself on social media.
Following speculation from fans that Cardi and Minaj were taking aim at one another, both acts came out initially to dismiss the claims.
“It’s so annoying,” Cardi B recently told Complex. “I feel like people wouldn’t even be satisfied even if me and [Nicki] was making out… I feel like people just want that drama.”
“Very true,” Minaj tweeted in response. “We could make out & it wouldn’t be enough.” Nicki also tweeted to deny claims that she didn’t know Cardi would be on the track.
Describing the beef rumours as “so tired”, Minaj added: “Imagine me not knowing who on a song [with] me… These are men in our culture who simply refuse to let it go. They don’t do this to male MCs.”
This is a developing story…
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