Cardi B covers up ex-boyfriend’s name with butterfly tattoo

Cardi B has finally covered up the name of an ex-boyfriend with a huge butterfly tattoo.The Bodak Yellow hitmaker took to social media to reveal that up until last month, she still had the name of former lover Samuel inked in red letters on the back of…

Cardi B has finally covered up the name of an ex-boyfriend with a huge butterfly tattoo.

The Bodak Yellow hitmaker took to social media to reveal that up until last month, she still had the name of former lover Samuel inked in red letters on the back of her neck.

Cardi shared a before-and-after shot on Twitter, showing off her new multicoloured butterfly tattoo that now partially covers the name of her ex.

“I never showed ya my cover tatt. What ya think?” she wrote.

While the I Like It rapper hasn’t confirmed who Samuel is, many of her 12.7 million followers speculated that he was a former flame.

During a previous appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Cardi revealed that she has tattoos of her boyfriends on her body, but needed to get rid of them after marrying rapper Offset in 2017.

“I have like three different men tatted on me, you know what I’m saying? They gotta go!” she laughed.

Her new butterfly cover-up also matches the recent work she’s had done to refresh her other tattoos, including the ink on her back, and the peacock on her thigh.

The design on her back “took several months” to finish, and extends from “the top of my back to the middle of my thigh,”, and was completed at her home during the Covid-19 lockdown by Californian-based artist Jamie Schene.

“It was an awesome project and a crazy experience. Thanks for the dedication, strength, and hospitality,” he said in a post about the ink session on Instagram.

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Cardi B shows off painful new chest piercings

Cardi B has offered fans a behind-the-scenes look at her latest piercing session.On Wednesday, the 27-year-old posted a series of videos on Instagram, with the footage showing her holding her Migos star husband Offset’s hand as a body piercing professi…

Cardi B has offered fans a behind-the-scenes look at her latest piercing session.

On Wednesday, the 27-year-old posted a series of videos on Instagram, with the footage showing her holding her Migos star husband Offset’s hand as a body piercing professional gave her three dermal piercings on her chest and a labret piercing below her lip.

“I don’t even know why I’m agreeing to this,” Cardi complained in one clip, before Offset encouraged her by commenting: “Take that s**t like a G!”

“Oh my God, that one hurt!” she yelled, after jokingly asking the 28-year-old why he wasn’t getting any piercings.

“This b**ch hurt. I forgot how it felt,” Cardi captioned the videos, and later showed off the new bling on her chest.

“The finale,” she wrote alongside the clip, in which she revealed the piercings now featured diamond-encrusted piercings, including one that was shaped like a dollar sign.

Earlier in the day, Cardi also took to the platform to shut down rumours that she had been editing videos and pictures of her body by uploading footage depicting her wearing a blue Louis Vuitton bikini.

“Now I know a b**ch gained some weight, because I had to make the thighs match the motherf**kin a**,” she joked. “I know I gained a little bit of weight and I’m actually holding it in… but it doesn’t matter though… I got lipo money.”

The I Like It rapper also touched on the subject on her Instagram Stories, and told her followers: “Like y’all think I’m editing it, just ask me for a (video)… I got a little fat. I gained a little weight, you know what I’m saying? It’s all good. Can ask me for a video, I’ll show ya.”

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Cardi B gifted two enormous diamond rings for birthday

Offset surprised his wife Cardi B by gifting her two massive diamond rings on her 27th birthday. The Bodak Yellow rapper, who turned 27 on Friday, posted a video on her Instagram page over the weekend showing her being presented with the expensive pre…

Offset surprised his wife Cardi B by gifting her two massive diamond rings on her 27th birthday.

The Bodak Yellow rapper, who turned 27 on Friday, posted a video on her Instagram page over the weekend showing her being presented with the expensive presents by the Migos star during a birthday dinner.

In the footage, Cardi can be seen receiving a covered silver plate and opening it to reveal two massive diamond rings in jewellery boxes on a bed of rose petals. Cardi couldn’t hide her shock and joked she might cry before thanking Offset and giving him a kiss.

She later posted a close-up video of her new jewellery – two stackable rings that are comprised of small heart-shaped diamonds in a band, while the top ring also features a massive heart-shaped rock.

Cardi can be heard saying, “Wow, this is really huge… hearts going all the way around. I love you husband.”

“Thank you sooo much babe @offsetyrn I can’t believe it,” the star wrote in the caption to the video, alongside a shocked emoji. Offset also shared footage of her trying the rings on and added, “TITANIC DIAMOND… HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO MY QUEEN U DESERVE EVERYTHING THAT COME YOUR WAY I LOVE YOU AND OUR FAMILY TOGETHER.”

Cardi was showered with gifts on her birthday. She also received a large diamond pendant necklace which featured a picture of her 15-month-old daughter Kulture inside as well as a blue Hermes Birkin bag, to top off her rainbow Birkin collection, and Louis Vuitton slippers.

The rappers, who had a brief split when Offset was accused of infidelity, celebrated two years of marriage at the end of September.

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Cardi B gets tattoo tribute to husband Offset

Cardi B has marked her love for husband Offset by getting his name inked behind her knee.The I Like It hitmaker is no stranger to tattoos and has an extensive collection, including a cat and a cheetah on her hip, “Loyalty over Royalty” on her bicep, an…

Cardi B has marked her love for husband Offset by getting his name inked behind her knee.

The I Like It hitmaker is no stranger to tattoos and has an extensive collection, including a cat and a cheetah on her hip, “Loyalty over Royalty” on her bicep, and a hand making the American Sign Language gesture for “I Love You” behind her right ear.

But Cardi decided to celebrate her love for her Migos star spouse with her latest addition – and chose a somewhat unusual position for the new design.

Offset showed off his wife’s new ink in an Instagram post on Sunday, which showed the rapper FaceTiming his other half, as she lifted up her leg to display her new tattoo – written in a black swirling font behind her knee.

“CANT WAIT TO GET HOME (sic),” Offset cheekily captioned the snap.

Cardi’s permanent display of affection for her husband comes after he showed his love for the Bodak Yellow star by having the Powerpuff Girl, Buttercup, inked on his neck with “Cardi B” written under the cartoon figure.

The couple has had a rocky relationship since they wed in secret in September 2017, and welcomed daughter Kulture in July last year. Cardi shocked fans when she announced they had split in December, following rumours of Offset’s infidelity.

He publicly tried to win his estranged wife back – even surprising the rapper onstage during one of her gigs with flowers – and the couple reunited weeks later.

It’s not the first time Cardi has had a tattoo tribute to a partner – she previously had the name of her then-boyfriend Tommy Geez inked in red on her wrist as she pined for him while he was in jail. It’s unclear whether or not she still has the design on her wrist.

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Cardi B performs in bathrobe at Bonnaroo gig following wardrobe malfunction

Cardi B was forced to perform in a bathrobe at the Bonnaroo music festival on Sunday night, after her sparkly catsuit ripped.The I Like It rapper had taken to the stage in Manchester, Tennessee looking incredible in her multi-coloured one-piece – much …

Cardi B was forced to perform in a bathrobe at the Bonnaroo music festival on Sunday night, after her sparkly catsuit ripped.

The I Like It rapper had taken to the stage in Manchester, Tennessee looking incredible in her multi-coloured one-piece – much to the delight of eager fans who had wondered if she’d make it considering she’s had to cancel several recent shows due to plastic surgery complications.

However, after performing just a couple of songs, Cardi informed the audience of her wardrobe malfunction – a rip down the seam of the catsuit – which meant her bottom was more on show than she would have liked.

“I just wanna let y’all know that my outfit rip (sic),” the 26-year-old told the crowd, going on to push through the set for a couple more songs before disappearing off the stage.

After the audience kept themselves busy by singing Old Town Road during her absence, Cardi returned to the stage wearing a white bathrobe.

“We gonna keep it moving, baby,” she smiled. “We gonna keep it sexy. I don’t know how in this f**king robe, but we gonna do it!”

The mother-of-one still managed to inject some sex appeal into her 45-minute set, pulling back the robe to show off her strapless bra and thong, before eventually tying it around her waist so just her bottom half was concealed.

Earlier in the day, Cardi had taken to Instagram to mark Father’s Day for husband Offset. Sharing a picture of the Migos star with their 11-month-old daughter Kulture, she wrote: “Happy Father’s Day my love. I love how you always thinking about your kids’ future and the way you love them. FATHEROF4.”

Offset, 27, also has three other children from previous relationships.

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Cardi B spends $80,000 on diamonds for baby daughter Kulture

Cardi B has splashed out $80,000 (£63,000) on diamond jewellery for her baby daughter Kulture.The Bodak Yellow rapper took to Instagram on Monday to share a screenshot of a text message showing the details of her purchase as well as a photo of nine je…

Cardi B has splashed out $80,000 (£63,000) on diamond jewellery for her baby daughter Kulture.

The Bodak Yellow rapper took to Instagram on Monday to share a screenshot of a text message showing the details of her purchase as well as a photo of nine jewel-encrusted tennis bracelets and a pair of large diamond stud earrings.

“Everything will be ready at 3, bracelets are comin out cuteeee and changed the setting to the studs with the bigger pair, send ur guy at 3 also pls call Linda and tell her to wire the 80k, I just spoke to her she needs ur approval,” the text sent to Cardi stated, with the star adding in the caption, “Just spent a bag on my daughter, you know a bad b**ch gonna spoil. If I’m iced out my daughter gotta be too. YEUP IM BRAGGING CAUSE I BUST MY A*S TO DO SOO (sic).”

Cardi tagged New York-based jewellery company Pristine Jewelers in the post, and also uploaded a snap of Kulture, who she welcomed with her Migos rapper husband Offset last July, wearing one of the diamond bracelets.

However, she has since deleted both images from her Instagram page.

Cardi is no stranger to expensive bling, as the eight-carat teardrop-shaped diamond engagement ring Offset proposed to her with is worth an estimated $500,000 (£395,000).

Speaking about the ring on the red carpet at the 2018 Grammy Awards, the 26-year-old commented to E! News reporters, “It makes me feel good. Even when we’re in an argument… I’m like, ‘Does he really love me?’ He got me a half-million dollar ring, yeah he does.”

Cardi’s shopping spree comes shortly after she announced that she would be dropping new single Press, which she first teased in December, on Friday.

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Cardi B: ‘Liposuction is a long and hard process’

Cardi B has explained she admitted to having liposuction because she wanted to educate her fans on the reality of undergoing the cosmetic procedure.The Bodak Yellow hitmaker, 26, revealed she had undergone the surgery, which is used to remove unwanted…

Cardi B has explained she admitted to having liposuction because she wanted to educate her fans on the reality of undergoing the cosmetic procedure.

The Bodak Yellow hitmaker, 26, revealed she had undergone the surgery, which is used to remove unwanted body fat, during a performance at the Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis on Sunday night (05May19). During the set, she told fans that she shouldn’t be moving around too much so soon after having the work done.

Speaking to Entertainment Tonight’s Katie Krause at the launch of the rapper’s latest Fashion Nova clothing line at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles on Wednesday, the star confessed she wanted to share her ordeal so young women considering the procedure know what it entails.

“I want to explain to people how hard it is to process. I feel like people look at girls on Instagram and go, ‘Oh, they got their lipo done and it was so easy”,’ the I Like It rapper confessed. “It is just such a long, hard process.”

The star went on to highlight the overwhelming changes that her body is going through post-surgery, and compared them to the changes she saw after giving birth to daughter Kulture, who she shares with 27-year-old husband Offset, last July (18).

“(It’s) almost like the same process as after you give birth to a baby and you see your body change and snapping it back,” she suggested.

Last week, the Please Me star also told reporters from the outlet that she had “just got her boobs redone” to give herself a confidence boost following her daughter’s birth.

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Cardi B no longer dressing baby Kulture in expensive designer gear

Cardi B has stopped dressing her baby girl in expensive designer gear, because each item gets ruined by spit-up, vomit and poop. The new mum, who welcomed her daughter Kulture in July (18), quickly got tired of kitting her kid out in the latest high-f…

Cardi B has stopped dressing her baby girl in expensive designer gear, because each item gets ruined by spit-up, vomit and poop.

The new mum, who welcomed her daughter Kulture in July (18), quickly got tired of kitting her kid out in the latest high-fashion baby styles and turned to staples from popular value-for-money stores like Target.

“You buy so many clothes for babies and then the couture stuff and the expensive name brand stuff you put it on her and then it’s like right away she throws up, she drools, or she might c**p on it,” the Bodak Yellow hitmaker explained to Entertainment Tonight.

“She’ll end up being in a Target outfit, like a Target onesie. My best pictures and videos and pictures of her, she’s, like, in damn pyjamas.”

Cardi left Kulture at home in Los Angeles while she performed in her husband Offset’s native Atlanta, Georgia over the weekend (01-03Feb19), as part of the Fanatics pre-Super Bowl celebrations.

“I knew it was gonna be too hectic,” she told ET. “I knew the city was gonna be too much, and it’s like I just left her there in L.A. and I’m going back on Monday.”

Meanwhile, Cardi is reportedly back with Offset following a cheating scandal.

She separated from the Migos star in early December (18), amid rumours of his infidelity, but just before Christmas, they sparked speculation of a romantic reconciliation after they were photographed on vacation in Puerto Rico, where she was set to perform at San Juan’s Electric Holiday Concert.

After the photos leaked, Cardi played down the reunion chatter, however, she has now claimed that they are working on their relationship.

“It’s a personal thing,” she told People. “(We are) just taking things slow. We have a baby right now. That’s like our real big focus. I hang out with him, I talk to him every day and we do our thing.”

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Cardi B hits back at critics of her sexy outfits

Rap sensation Cardi B has urged critics of her sexy looks to back off after posing in lingerie-inspired outfits online. The I Like It hitmaker showed her estranged husband Offset what he’s missing with a series of racy posts on Instagram over the week…

Rap sensation Cardi B has urged critics of her sexy looks to back off after posing in lingerie-inspired outfits online.

The I Like It hitmaker showed her estranged husband Offset what he’s missing with a series of racy posts on Instagram over the weekend (25-27Jan19) as she prepared for her headlining performance at Las Vegas’ AVN Awards, known as the Oscars of porn.

The former stripper, who has never shied away from her past as an exotic dancer, began titillating fans by posting a shot of herself wearing a saucy red PVC bra and panties set with matching suspenders.

She reportedly picked out the ensemble for a private pre-ceremony show for female adult entertainers, held at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino club Vinyl on Friday, when she captioned the image, “you know that Cardi a freak (sic)…!”

Cardi followed it up on Saturday with another pair of steamy PVC outfits, which she modelled for followers on her Instagram Stories timeline, wondering whether she should rock the blue lingerie or teal buckle bodysuit ensemble onstage.

“Blue or Green? AVN awards inspire me tonight !” she wrote beside video footage showing Cardi seductively gyrating her hips in both garments and pretending to touch herself.

The hip-hop star, who ended up using both looks for the performance, was clearly feeling good in the sexy clothing, as she posed in the blue bra, corset, panties, and suspenders set in an elevator.

“AVN awards….. I’m a little pornstar (sic) today,” the cheeky rapper teased. “well I’m a pornstar whenever you want me to be”.

Fans applauded each of Cardi’s raunchy photos, but it appears some followers didn’t appreciate her body confidence, and called the mother-of-one out for what they claimed to be inappropriate behaviour.

“Have some shame, there are kids on Instagram and even if you don’t follow them, your posts come up!! Absolutely shameful! Both and (sic) embarrassment and degrading to women,” posted one unimpressed user, while others claimed she shouldn’t be flaunting her sexual side on social media now she’s a mum.

“You have a child. You are called MAMA now and you behave trashy. Seriously, I believe you can NEVER buy class,” read one comment, as another follower wrote, “Your a disgrace there is children that look up to you (sic) and you carry on like this shocking @iamcardib”.

However, the rapper has since hit back at the criticism and called out her haters for slut-shaming her simply for flaunting her sexual side: “Can I be sexy one time and not get called a slut ?” she remarked alongside another photo from her night at the AVN Awards. “Sheeesh!”

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Virgil Abloh honours Michael Jackson with Louis Vuitton fall 19 men’s line

Virgil Abloh has paid homage to Michael Jackson with his latest men’s collection for Louis Vuitton.The designer, who also helms streetwear label Off-White, presented his fall/winter 2019 for the French luxury giant at the Tuileries Garden as part of Pa…

Virgil Abloh has paid homage to Michael Jackson with his latest men’s collection for Louis Vuitton.

The designer, who also helms streetwear label Off-White, presented his fall/winter 2019 for the French luxury giant at the Tuileries Garden as part of Paris Fashion Week: Men’s on Thursday (17Jan19), with celebrities such as Naomi Campbell, Natalia Vodianova, Timothee Chalamet, Joel Edgerton, Offset, J Balvin, and Kid Cudi all perched on the front row.

As guests held their show invite, a single white glove like Jackson famously wore, they entered the venue to find a backdrop evocative of some of the King of Pop’s cityscape music videos.

Highlighting the theme even further in his show notes, Abloh described Jackson, who died at the age of 50 in 2009, as his musical hero and “the universal symbol of unity on the planet”.

To kick off the presentation, a male model walked down the runway in a boxy grey suit while carrying a matching oversized grey leather carryall, with a parade of grey ensembles following, including a quilted jacket featuring the Louis Vuitton monogram, and a grey knit jumper patterned with the stars and stripes of the American flag.

Abloh interspersed the collection with head-to-toe black and silver ensembles and injected a pop of colour via the addition of royal purple wool coats and shirts decorated with bibs, while a series of shirts and sweaters were printed with cartoon versions of the characters in Jackson’s 1978 musical film The Wiz.

However, the influence of Jackson’s iconic costumes was especially evident in militaristic jackets and coats, glittery sweaters which were matched with black trousers and white gloves, a grey knit sweater with a globe emblem, as well as a black T-shirt with a motif of the Billie Jean hitmaker’s famed black dancing shoes and white socks.

To close out the show, Abloh included a range of shirts, jackets and trench coats decorated with flags of the world – perhaps a nod to We Are the World, the tune penned by Jackson and Lionel Richie in 1985.

Previously, Abloh shared in a chat with Interview magazine that he listens to Jackson’s music as he works in the Louis Vuitton studio and it was particularly influencing his creative process of late.

“My next Louis Vuitton collection is going to be based on Michael Jackson, and when I have Michael singing in the background, it’s a different type of shirt, it’s a different kind of boot, it’s a different fit of pants. Music is key,” the 38-year-old commented.

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