Cardi B slams adults for letting Gabriel Fernandez be tortured and killed: 'Motherf*****s didn't help him'
Cardi B felt 'disgusted' with no intervention from child protection services, as shown in Netflix's documentary
Netflix's documentary 'The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez' has left most viewers heartbroken and now, even celebrities are speaking out, letting people know about their grief.
Rapper Cardi B, for one, has come out to express how heartbroken she was after watching the details of the tragic death of 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez.
Gabriel was tortured and killed by his own mother and her boyfriend in 2013. The Netflix documentary looks at the tragic case and delves into what exactly happened to the child. Cardi B slammed the adults involved in the case given how they had failed to save the child.
The child was continuously abused due to the non-intervention of the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). The 'Bodak Yellow' rapper took to Twitter to share, "Motherf*****s on that Gabriel Fernandez Doc telling their lil stories and what they remember but NOBODY HELPED HIM! They failed him sooo bad! Poor baby! I wish I could hug him and spoil him with love."
"The system failed that lil boy sooo bad. Im disgusted [sic]. Each and every1 of them …If I was his teacher I would had taken him to the prison or home till they take him out that house. F**K RISKING MY JOB! That boy will not go back home! The more I watch this doc the more and more I love Gabriel. He was just soooo cute and innocent. I really wish somebody would have saved him. I hope God is letting him see how much we love and care for him. Sweet sweet angel [sic]," she continued.
In the documentary, Gabriel's school teacher, Jennifer Garcia, revealed that the child had asked her some very concerning questions that led her to call the social services. The Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services have been slammed for their failure to save Gabriel and remove him from the harmful environment he was in.
The four social workers who were involved in the case were charged with child abuse and falsifying public records. The charges were later dismissed before the case went to trial.