Cardi B Turns Herself In to Face Charges in Strip Club Brawl

Cardi B Turns Herself In to Face Charges in Strip Club Brawl


[UPDATE: Cardi was officially arrested and charged with two misdemeanors — assault and reckless endangerment — according to the NYPD, and had her mugshot and fingerprints taken. She is scheduled for arraignment on Oct. 29.]

Cardi B and eight members of her entourage turned themselves in to New York Police on Monday morning (Oct. 1) to face reckless endangerment costs stemming from an alleged chair-throwing brawl at a strip membership final month.

A spokesperson for the NYPD tells Streets Talkin that the 25-year-old rapper (born Belcalis Almanzar) was wished for the cost in reference to an alleged Aug. 29 incident at Angels Strip Club in Flushing, Queens. 

The spokesperson mentioned that police are investigating the "Bodak Yellow" rapper's involvement in a three a.m. incident — which additionally concerned the eight different unnamed people who turned themselves in on Monday morning — that concerned the 9 suspects allegedly throwing chairs and bottles at two bartenders on the membership. Cardi, accompanied by her lawyer, turned herself in at 10 a.m. At press time, she was nonetheless being processed.

It was unclear at press time what, if any, costs, Cardi may face; the police supply mentioned neither of the victims have been severely injured within the incident. ABC News reported that Cardi is predicted to face misdemeanor costs and obtain a desk-appearance ticket. TMZ has recognized the alleged victims as bartender sisters Jade and Baddie Gi (actual names: Rachel and Sarah Wattley), who have been working on the membership the night time of the brawl; Migos carried out at Angels on Aug. 29. A spokesperson for Cardi B couldn’t be reached for remark at press time.

Joseph Tacopina, the lawyer for the alleged victims, supplied a press release to Streets Talkin about Cardi's charging within the case. "Cardi B ordered and dedicated violent assaults towards my shoppers, and is being referred to as to justice for her crimes. Apparently, she thinks her movie star standing places her above the legislation, since she has bragged to a number of individuals and on social media that she orchestrated these vicious assaults. But actuality is setting in, as justice doesn’t care whether or not her title is Cardi B or Carly B, and she’s going to now reply for her crimes."