Cardi B takes plea deal in 2018 Strip Club Brawl and gets community service

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with a criminal Imminent trial, Cardi B agreed to a no-jail agreement with New York prosecutors on Thursday and pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor charges related to a fight with bottle throwing at a strip club in Queens four years ago. year.

The Grammy-winning rapper pleaded guilty to third-degree assault and second-degree reckless endangerment and was sentenced to 15 days of community service, a prosecution source confirms to rolling stone.

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Cardi also agreed to abide by protective orders covering the two victims in the case – sister bartenders known as Jade and Baddie Gi.

“Part of growing and maturing is being responsible for your actions. As a mother, it’s a practice I try to instill in my children, but the example starts with me. I’ve made bad decisions in my past that I’m not afraid to face and own up to. These moments don’t define me and they don’t reflect who I am now,” Cardi said in a statement sent to rolling stone.

“I can’t wait to get over this with my family and friends and get back to the things I love the most – music and my fans,” she said.

The 29-year-old “WAP” rapper, whose real name is Belcalis Almánzar, had faced a slew of other charges following the incident at the Angels Strip Club in August 2018.

She was arrested two months later, in October 2018, for her alleged role in the wild fight allegedly sparked by allegations that one of the bartenders slept with Cardi B’s husband, Offset.

“This agreement was negotiated until the last minute. The prosecutor’s office was ready to go to trial,” the prosecution source said. rolling stone.

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