Cardi B files for divorce from Offset

by BBC

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Cardi B’s hits include I Like It, Bodak Yellow and WAP, which is currently number one

Cardi B has filed for divorce from her husband and fellow hip-hop star Offset, from the band Migos.

The New York rapper described their marriage as “irretrievably broken”.

The couple were wed in secret in 2017, and have a two-year-old daughter named Kulture.

Court records obtained by the PA news agency show that Cardi is asking for “primary physical custody” of the child, and wants Offset to contribute for “support and maintenance”.

Cardi, 27, whose real name is Belcalis Almanzar, filed for divorce on Tuesday in her husband’s home state of Georgia, where the couple have been living.

Legal documents state that Cardi B and Offset – whose real name is Kiari Cephus – are now living in a “bona fide state of separation”. There are “no prospects for a reconciliation” they said.

Cardi B, whose hits include WAP, Bodak Yellow and I Like It, is asking for their assets to be split evenly.

Offset and Cardi B: A timeline of their relationship

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Cardi B and Offset have been married since 2017

Cardi B and Offset married in a private ceremony in 2017, and did not publicly reveal the news of their nuptials until around a year later.

She announced they had split in December 2018, amid rumours of his cheating.

After apologising on Instagram for being being a “selfish, messed-up husband”, Offset then asked for forgiveness on-stage in front of a crowd at her Rolling Loud concert, where he pulled out a sign made of roses that read: “Take me back Cardi.”

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