Nicki Minaj speaks out on fight with Cardi B: 'I am not a clown. That's clown sh-t'
The feud between Nicki and Cardi reached a whole new level at the Harper's Bazaar Icons party, with Cardi flinging a shoe at the Queen rapper
The Queen has finally spoken out on the 'brawl of the year'. For the clueless - rap queen Nicki Minaj had a very public brawl with her rival, Cardi B at the 'Harper's Bazaar' Icons party inside The Plaza Hotel on Friday night. Nicki's emerging foe, the Bodak Yellow rapper, happened to lunge at her - a footage of which has gone viral. It shows the new mother being escorted away while screaming at Nicki, for allegedly trash-talking about her daughter. The brawl reached such extremes that at one point, Cardi even threw her red high heel in Nicki's direction.
An eyewitness shared to E! News: "It was so fast! I heard someone screaming — everyone recognized Cardi's voice—people either got out of the way or took out their phones and started filming. Nicki was surrounded by a bunch of guards and barely even looked at her. Next thing you know, shoes were flying and Cardi was on her way out."
Nicki Minaj and Cardi B getting it lit at fashion shows . pic.twitter.com/BTTPv6M9Su— DJ Akademiks (@IamAkademiks) September 8, 2018
It was Cardi who took the first shot on social media by the end of the night itself. She wrote on her Instagram: "I've let a lot of s--t slide! I let you sneak diss me, I let you lie on me, I let you attempt to stop my bags, f--k up the way I eat! You've threatened other artists in the industry, told them if they work with me you'll stop f--kin with them!! I let you talk big s--t about me!!"
She continued, "I addressed you once in person, I addressed you a second time in person, and every time you copped a plea!! 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--kin off!! I've worked too hard and come too far to let anybody f--k with my success!!!! B-tches talk all that s--t in they raps but in real life they p--sy!! This s--t really is for entertainment!!"
And then came Nicki's turn on Monday, as she took to share her side of the story on a new episode of her Queen radio show on Apple Music's Beats 1. At the start of the show, she shared an audio note of Cardi saying: "I hate when some people come at me and it's like, 'Oh Cardi, why you coming at peoples' kids for?'" She then continued: "The other night, I was a part of something so mortifying and so humiliating to go through," Minaj said, noting the "upper echelon" crowd that witnessed their fight. "They were passing by looking at this disgusting. I could not believe how humiliated it all felt because we….how we made ourselves look...I wanna say that I would never discuss anyone's child and it's so sad for someone to pin that on me."
She continued defending herself, claiming that she would never talk ill about anybody's child or parenting, much against Cardi's accusations. "I am not a clown," she declared. "That's clown sh-t." And this comes shortly after Nicki posted a video of herself listening to her own song 'Hard White' from her latest album 'Queen'. The song is rumored to be a Cardi diss track with references to her past job as a stripper. The lyrics go like: "Uh, I ain't never played a hoe position/I ain't ever have to strip to get the pole position/Hoes is dissin'? OK, these hoes is wishin'." Nicki captioned the post: "#NYFW #HardWhite".