On Wednesday, Cardi B announced in an Instagram post that she and her husband Offset had parted ways. The couple “grew out of love,” according to the Bodak Yellow rapper, and are calling it quits on their marriage.
Not Working Out
Yes, it’s been just 5 months since the birth of their daughter and a divorce is already on the horizon. Luckily for the fans, Cardi shared a video explaning exactly what was going down.
“So everybody been bugging me and everything and you know I’ve been trying to work things out with my baby father for a hot minute now,” she said in her video. “And we’re really good friends, and you know we’re really good business partners. And you know he’s always somebody that I run to to talk to, and we got a lot of love for each other. But things just haven’t been working out between us for a long time.”
Headed for a Divorce
“It’s nobody fault I guess we just grew out of love, but we are not together anymore,” Cardi continued. “I don’t know, it might take time to get a divorce and I’m going to always have a lot of love for him because he is my daughter’s father.”
The caption on her post served as a conclusion to the singer’s statement:
“There you go..peace and love,” she wrote.
While her future ex-husband didn’t immediately release any statements of his own, he did comment on the video.
“Y’all won,” the Migos rapper wrote in response to Cardi’s announcement.
Fans Left Wondering
While the sentiment appears to be genuine, fans have been second-guessing Cardi’s intent since the video was posted. Some seemed shocked, but many also seem convinced that it’s all a prank.
The video did come right on the heels of Cardi sharing photos of the couple kissing at a Lakers game. In general, the two have come off as rather lovey-dovey on social media, too.
Cardi & Offset’s Relationship
Offset proposed publicly to Cardi in October 2017 at a concert in Philadelphia. However, according to a marriage license uncovered by TMZ, the two were actually already married in secret the month prior.
One month before giving birth to their daughter, Kulture Kiari, Cardi revealed the truth about the couple’s marriage.
“There are so many moments that I share with the world and then there are moments that I want to keep for myself! Getting married was one of those moments! Our relationship was so new breaking up and making up and we had a lot of growing up to do but we was so in love we didn’t want to lose each other, was one morning in September we woke up and decided to get married,” Cardi explained at the time.
Despite their secret marriage, their relationship certainly faced a fair amount of strain. In January, it was confirmed by Cardi that Offset had cheated on her. It seems he was involved in yet another sex tape scandal.
Regardless, she requested her fans respect her privacy and, ultimately, she stayed with Offset for the time being.
It seems now, however, she may have reached a breaking point.