Cardi B indicted for beating strippers who allegedly had sex with Offset

Cardi B at WGCI’s Big Jam in Chicago  (Photo credit: Eddy “Precise” Lamarre)

Cardi B has been indicted by a grand jury. The platinum-selling rapper could face jail time from an incident that took place at a New York strip club, according to court documents obtained by TMZ.

Cardi B was indicted on 14 charges, which included two counts of felony attempted assault. She also was charged with a misdemeanor for reckless endangerment, assault, criminal solicitation, conspiracy and harassment.

Police said Cardi B instigated a fight at a strip club in Queens, New York, in August 2018. Cardi B allegedly was upset because she believed that a stripper who worked at the club had previously had sex with Offset.

She also allegedly encouraged members of her entourage to start a fight that ended in a brawl. Some in the strip club threw chairs, bottles and hookah water pipes. Two women were injured during the melee.

Prosecutors offered the Grammy Award-winning rapper a deal where she would plead guilty to one misdemeanor count and be released under certain conditions instead of serving time in jail.

Cardi B is expected to headline the BET Experience in Los Angeles this weekend.

 

 

A.R. Shaw
A.R. Shaw

A.R. Shaw is an author and journalist who documents culture, politics, and entertainment. He has covered The Obama White House, the summer Olympics in London, and currently serves as Lifestyle Editor for Rolling Out magazine. Shaw's latest book, Trap History, delves into the history and global dominance of Trap music. Follow his journey on Twitter @arshaw and Instagram @arshaw23.



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