Just two weeks ago, Cardi B and Offset were showing off their over-the-top courtside couples style as they took in a Celtics-Hawks game in Atlanta. Now the hip-hop power couple has shocked fans with the surprising news that they are divorcing after only one year of marriage. The two also share a daughter together, Kulture Kiari, born in July.
Cardi B made the big announcement on Instagram last night, posting a very candid video in which she explained to her followers the reasons behind the sudden split.
“So everybody been bugging me and everything. And you know, I been trying to work things out with my baby’s father for a hot minute now,” Cardi said. “We’re really good friends, and we’re really good business partners, but things just haven’t been working out between us for a long time.”
“And it’s nobody’s fault,” she continued. “It’s just like I guess we grew out of love. But we’re not together anymore.”
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Still, it seems the breakdown of her marriage hasn’t crimped her signature style. Hours before the announcement hit, the “I Like It” singer posted quite the jaw-dropping look on Instagram (quickly racking up more than 4 million likes).
Bringing a little country kick to her usual streetwear aesthetic, she was dressed in a racy head-to-toe red bandana ensemble that included a bikini and coverup worn with a pair of thigh-high pointy-toe boots. She also sported a bandana around her head that nearly matched her Kool-Aid-red hair. An oversized Cardi B neck plate completed her wild look.
Amid the split shock, Cardi B shared a very rare photo of her nearly 5-month-old daughter, captioning it, “My heart.” It’s likely her way of telling the world exactly what her priority will be as she navigates her divorce and new chapter in life.
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