Cardi B says she was sexually assaulted during photoshoot: ‘I was so f***ing mad’

‘There’s girls from the hood I know that went through the same type of treatment,’ rapper said

Adam White
Thursday 26 September 2019 13:22
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Cardi B responds to claims she was involved in Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods

Cardi B has said that she was sexually assaulted during a magazine photoshoot, and that the magazine’s editor didn’t express any sympathy when she told him.

Speaking to radio host Angie Martinez on the interview series Untold Stories of Hip-Hop, Cardi said that the photographer at the shoot attempted to coerce her into exchanging sex for coverage in the magazine.

“The photographer, he was trying to get close to me like, ‘Yeah, you want to get in this magazine?’ Then he pulled his d*** out!” Cardi recalled. “I was so f***ing mad. I was just like, ‘This is crazy.’”

She continued, “I was like, ‘You’re f***ing bugging. You know what? I’m out. But you know what’s so crazy? I told the magazine owner and he just looked at me like, ‘So? And?’”

Cardi did not name the magazine title, the photographer or the editor in question.

Asked about her thoughts on the #MeToo movement, Cardi suggested that for many women living in the Bronx, where she was born and raised, sexual harassment is a regular occurrence.

“There’s girls from the hood I know that went through the same type of treatment, like they make you feel like you’ve got to do a certain type of thing for the most bulls*** s***,” she said. “It happens, really, every day.”

For her, the same treatment wouldn’t happen again today, Cardi explained. “Oh hell no, I’d put you on blast on my Instagram,” she joked.

The rap star, who recently made her acting debut in the Oscar-tipped Jennifer Lopez stripper drama Hustlers, last week denied that she was a member of the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods gang after claims by fellow rapper Tekashi69.

“I have never been 9 Trey or associated with them,” Cardi wrote in a tweet.

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