Cardi B Says She Was Sexually Harassed During a Magazine Shoot

Cardi B revealed that she was sexually harassed by a photographer early in her career, telling Untold Stories of Hip Hop host Angie Martinez that he exposed himself to her during a shoot.

“I will never forget how I went to shoot for this magazine and the photographer, he was trying to get close to me like, ‘Yeah, you want to get in this magazine?’” she told Martinez in a preview for the show’s upcoming season. “Then he pulled his dick out. I was so fucking mad, and I was just like, ‘This is crazy.’”

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Cardi ended up walking out of the shoot. When she told the magazine’s owner about the incident, she said she was met with what amounted to a shrug.

“He just looked at me like...so...? And?” she said.

“When I see the MeToo movement, there’s girls from the ‘hood, I know that they went through the same type of treatment,” she continued. “They make you feel like you gotta do a certain type of thing for the most bullshit. It happens really every day.”

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Untold Stories of Hip Hop will premiere on Thursday, with the full episode set to include Cardi talking about her work as a stripper, Offset, and being a mom.

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