Cardi B, Nicki Minaj Get Into a Fight at Party

Cardi B escorted out with a welt, allegedly from Minaj's security team
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Sep 8, 2018 6:30 AM CDT
Cardi B, with a swollen bump on her forehead, leaves after an altercation at The Plaza on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, New York.   (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
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(Newser) – Nicki Minaj and Cardi B were involved in an altercation Friday night that got physical at a New York Fashion Week party, per the AP. Cardi B ended up with a sizable bump on her forehead, believed to have been caused by Minaj's security team, reports BuzzFeed. A person who witnessed the incident said Minaj was finishing up a conversation with someone when Cardi B approached aggressively and Minaj's guards intervened. TMZ has video, with Cardi B in red at the Harper's Bazaar "Icons" party. Cardi B reportedly threw one of her shoes at Minaj. Another video shows the platinum rapper being escorted out of the event by security.

Cardi B and Minaj have been rap rivals since Cardi B began achieving huge success over the last year. In a post on Instagram, Cardi B didn't call out Minaj by name but alluded to the fight. "I've let a lot of s--- slide! I let you sneak diss me, I let you lie on me ...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---in off!!" She and rapper Offset recently had their first child together, a girl. Minaj has not yet commented on the incident.

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