Cardi B Deletes Instagram After Posting Rant After Grammy Win
After receiving a Grammy as the first solo female artist to win best rap album, Cardi B has gone Instagram MIA.
An Instagram search for the rapper, who goes by “iamcardib”, yields “User not found”, the social media platform shows Monday.
Cardi B had 40.7 million followers and 575 posts.
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According to Twitter user @Th3_D4RK_NIT3, “Cardi B posted a rant on Instagram only to delete it minutes later. Is her actions justified or nah?”
Cardi B posted a rant on Instagram only to delete it minutes later
Is her actions justified or nah?#CardiB #BETAwards #rap #NickiMinaj #Bett2019 pic.twitter.com/WRvcMfQMfS
— Bruce Wayne (@Th3_D4RK_NIT3) February 11, 2019
She was responding to same hateful comments after her Grammy win.
“I fucking worked my ass off, locked myself in the studio for 3 months, didn’t go to sleep in my own bed, sometimes for 4 days straight – pregnant!” Cardi explained in the deleted video.
“While everybody was harassing me like, ‘You’re not gonna do it, we know you pregnant, your career’s over.'”
“I’ve been taking a lot of shit today. I’m seeing a lot of bullshit today and I saw a lot of shit last night, and I’m sick of this shit,” she said.
She concluded: “THANK YOU EVERYONE THAT SUPPORTED ME AND LISTEN. I’m thankful and grateful and again thank you to all the artist that gave me a feature.”
Cardi B just won best rap album for Invasion of Privacy at the 61st Grammys on Sunday, her first Grammy after receiving seven nominations.
On the flip side, Cardi B did receive quite a few congratulatory messages as well.
However, Cardi B accidentally thanked late legend Tom Petty for a bunch of flowers.
She then received some flowers which were accompanied by a note quoting lyrics by Petty — who died of an accidental drug overdose in 2017 — and appeared to mistakenly think the rocker had sent them.
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“Thank you Tom Petty for the flowers,” Cardi wrote in a post on her Instagram Story, which has since been deleted. “I left the room but the flowers were very big. I want to say thank you so much.”
Cardi also thanked Petty for the accompanying note, describing the words as “beautiful.”
The note quoted Petty’s song “Walls (Circus),” reading, “You’ve got a big heart. So big it could crush this town.”
It remains unclear who sent the bouquet.
Who’s going to tell @iamcardib that Tom Petty is dead… #Grammys2019 pic.twitter.com/td0ZcQOkdH
— K Brock 💽 (@KylarBrock) February 11, 2019