Cardi B Arrested Over Strip Club Fight In August – Tha Wire
Today in Tha Wire unfortunately there's more bad news for rap femcee Cardi B, she was arrested, charged, fingerprinted and even had to take a mug shot over a fight that broke-out at a strip club during the summer. PEOPLE confirmed the rap diva, “turned herself in today at the 109 Precinct,” answering to charges stemming from a brawl involving two female bartenders at Angels Gentlemen's Club. According to PEOPLE, the incident went down at a August 29 Migos concert, where the star is accused of sending her entourage to attack both women.
A New York Police Department Public Info Officer confirmed, the rap superstar was officially arrested and booked Monday around 10 am. The bartenders are reportedly sisters Jade, and Baddie Gi. They claim they they were attack because the female rapper has had a longstanding beef with Jade. Cardi supposedly was led to believe Jade slept with Offset, and was feeling some type of way. Sometime during the August concert, they allegedly came face-to-face, and all hell broke loose.
TMZ reports, the sisters hired celeb lawyer Joe Tacopina and filed charges against the star for sending her entourage to unleash the violent assault. The women claim they were hit with bottles, chairs and a hookah smoking devices. Tacopina told TMZ he could care less about Cardi's celebrity status. He told, "She continues to threaten them and clearly thinks her celebrity status is going to get her out of this. But it doesn't matter if her name is Cardi B or Carl B ... if she commits violent assaults she will be brought to justice."
According to NBC Channel 4 News Cardi smiled as she left the police station Monday. The star didn't say a word on the matter. She left that for her attorney, Jeff Kern, who said outside the Queens police station he's not "aware of no evidence" his client "caused anybody any harm." Meanwhile the two women refused medical treatment, in spite of claiming to have been injured in the fight.
An investigation is currently in progress to determine if Cardi was directly involved. Meanwhile, a source close the rapper said the fight was started after someone through a drink. The star will answer charged with 2 misdemeanors -- reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct.