Cardi B pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors today. pitchfork Reportsat least one of them was In connection with an accident at a strip club In 2018. The rapper and musician was sentenced to 15 days of community service in connection with the crime, in addition to paying court fees.
Specifically, Cardi B (and two other defendants) entered a guilty plea Third-degree assault and second-degree reckless endangerment, in connection with an incident in which a musician was accused of ordering her bodyguards to beat up bartenders at a strip club in Queens. Ten other charges, including some felony, were initially brought against her and her entourage, but were later dropped. (There was also, per pitchforktry at some point by the DA’s office for using social media posts to prove the assault was planned in advance, but Facebook and Instagram refused to play.)
Cardi B released a statement about the fee today:
Part of growing and maturing is being responsible for your actions. As a mother, it is a practice that I try to instill in my children, but the example starts with me. I’ve made some bad decisions in the past that I’m not afraid to face and enjoy. These moments do not define me and do not reflect who I am now. I’m looking forward to getting past this situation with my family and friends and getting back to the things I love most – music and my fans.
The Queens District Attorney’s Office issued a statement of its own today, noting that “No one is above the law,” he said, expressing his happiness with the outcome of the case.
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