Cardi B looked cheery as she attended the Miami Art Basel event on Wednesday, after TMZ reported she ended her marriage to Offset because asked for a threesome with a lookalike rapper.
The Bodak Yellow hitmaker, 26, cracked a radiant smile as she made a vibrant entrance to the bash held at E11EVEN MIAMI, as she was seen for the first time since announcing her split from the Migos rapper, 26.
Cardi looked sensational as she sported flowing rainbow tresses in shades of orange, blue, green, pink and yellow for the star-studded event.
Brave face: Cardi B looked cheery as she attended the Miami Art Basel event on Wednesday, after TMZ reported she ended her marriage to Offset because asked for a threesome with a lookalike rapper
Over: Cardi announced the end of her marriage to Offset, 26 on Tuesday (pictured at the AMAs in October)
The star showed off her toned post-baby body in a semi-sheer gun-metal grey mini dress, which featured shimmering panels of sequins.
She boosted her height with silver stilettos and accentuated her pretty features with orange shadow, fluttery lashes and a slick of rose gloss.
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Putting on an animated display in the midst of her heartbreak, the star laughed out loud before happily greeting pal Teyana Taylor.
She was later seen pulling out of a wad of cash and throwing dollar bills into the air, before greeting her I Like It collaborator, singer Bad Bunny.
Her appearance comes amid claims the final nail in the coffin in her marriage to Offset was him allegedly propositioning another rapper who some believe is trying to copy Cardi’s musical style.
Moving on: The Bodak Yellow hitmaker, 26, cracked a radiant smile as she made a vibrant entrance to the bash held at E11EVEN MIAMI, as she was seen for the first time since announcing her split from the Migos rapper, 26
Smile: Cardi looked sensational as she sported flowing rainbow tresses in shades of orange, blue, green, pink and yellow for the star-studded event
Leaked text messages emerging on Wednesday appeared to show Offset organising a threesome with Cuban Doll and another woman Summer Bunni back in June, shortly before Cardi gave birth to their daughter Kulture.
It was also alleged that Cardi knew her husband had a habit of talking to women, but this latest revelation was too much to bear.
Sources close to the beauty told the website there is no chance Cardi will renege on the split announcement, and seems ‘deadly serious.’
MailOnline has contacted representatives for Cardi B and Offset for comment.
In an text allegedly from the Migos rapper, Offset asks Summer to arrange a night with her and female rapper, Cuban Doll.
Taking her mind off things: The star threw a wad of dollar bills into the air as she partied
Money: Cardi looked focused as she pulled out a wad of cash and chucked it
Good to see you: She warmly greeted trap and reggaeton singer Bad Bunny who she collaborated with on super hit I Like It
The texts from June 28 were published on Instagram by a third woman, who tagged Cardi B in the screenshot.
A second image showed Summer Bunni in a limo, seemingly Facetiming with Offset.
In the messages, the sender, named as Offset, states: ‘I want u and Cuban can u make that happen.’
The recipient, named as Summer Bunni, replies that she is willing, but the other woman is unavailable on that day.
Offset suggests the following day and offers to fly the women to Atlanta to join him.
‘Okay’ replies the woman.
Sombre: The star looked deep in thought as she partied
Friends: The star warmly greeted her pal Teyana Taylor
Pricey: The star was every inch the superstar as she chucked dollar bills
Happy: The star put on a brave face in the midst of her romantic woes
While it cannot be certain that Cardi saw the messages, or that they are genuine, their existence became public before she and Offset split on Tuesday.
Summer, who had earlier in the day posted a letter about the situation on her Instagram, went on: ‘I have not spoken to Cardi but I would like her to know I am a very genuine person and I’m not here to breakup a family and I’m very sorry this is happening.’
‘I just hope she can overcome this,’ she said. ‘I hope she can just focus on her love for Offset.’
Cuban Doll also referenced the situation on her Instagram, asking fans to leave Summer alone.
‘Nobody broke nobody up,’ she posted.
‘That s*** is OLD news. Y’all JUST finding out,’ she added.
Claim: Her appearance comes amid claims the final nail in the coffin in her marriage to Offset was him allegedly propositioning another rapper (Cuban Doll- above) who some believe is trying to copy Cardi’s musical style
Rapper: Leaked text messages emerging on Wednesday appeared to show Offset organising a threesome with Cuban Doll (above) and another woman Summer Bunni back in June, shortly before Cardi gave birth to their daughter Kulture
Both Cuban Doll and Summer Bunni had posted statements to their Instagrams, seemingly referencing the split.
Summer wrote: ‘Seeing another woman’s pain does not bring me any joy, nor do I thing it’s funny. I’e always been for women supporting each other but in this situatuin… I have failed.’ (sic)
The split comes just five months after the pair, who married in September 2017, welcomed their daughter.
Cardi took to Instagram on Tuesday to reveal she and Offset are ‘not together any more’ and ‘grew out of love’, but remain good friends and business partners.
Did Cardi dump Offset over threesome? The text messages alleged to be from Offset propositioning Summer for a threesome are shown above
Texts: Summer Bunni, seen here. was apparently messaging Offset in the old text exchange
The former couple tied the knot in a private ceremony in their Atlanta bedroom in September 2017, before Cardi gave birth to their first child, Kulture Kiari Cephus, in July.
In the video the female rapper, who appeared to be topless, calmly delivered the shocking news.
‘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.
‘And we’re really good friends and you know we’re really good business partners, and you know he’s always someone 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 for a long time,’ she continued, constantly fidgeting with her long red wig. ‘It’s nobody’s fault… I guess we just grew out of love.’
Apology: Summer shared this post explaining herself
Defensive: Cuban Doll’s response on Instagram
‘But we’re not together any more. I don’t know, it might take time to get a divorce.’
She concluded: ‘I’m going to always have a lot of love for him because he is my daughter’s father, and… yeah.’
Offset himself responded with a comment on the video: ‘Y’all won’.
Just five days ago (November 30), the star was seen packing on the PDA at the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball in California, with the beauty kissing her husband before he grabbed her derriere.
The pair enjoyed a whirlwind romance, with Cardi and Offset sparking up their romance in early 2017.
They appeared to get engaged on October 27 2017, when he proposed to her during her Power 99 Powerhouse concert in Philadelphia, with the beauty accepting a mammoth diamond ring.
However it later emerged the duo had actually tied the knot in a secret ceremony in their bedroom in September of 2017.
Cardi took to social media to confirm her marriage in June.
It’s over: Cardi revealed on Instagram on Tuesday she had split from her husband
Gushing about her new husband, she wrote: ‘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.’
The Invasion of Privacy artist said that after she and Offset decided on the person who would marry them, they brought her cousin along for the exchange of vows.
‘I said I do, with no dress no make up and no ring!’ Cardi B wrote. I appreciate and love my husband so much for still wanting for me [to] have that special moment that every girl dreams of when he got down on his knee and put a ring on my finger and he did that for me!!’
Single mom: In the video Cardi who appeared to be topless, calmly delivered the shocking news
Tried: I’ve been trying to work things out with my baby-father for a hot minute now, things just haven’t been working out between us for a long, long time,’ she said
On July 10, she gave birth to their first child, Kulture Kiari Cephus with the couple’s relationship appearing stronger than ever.
However, even before Offset’s text messages became public, there were rumors that all was not well in paradise.
On August 15 new mother Cardi – real name Belcalis Almánzar – allegedly ordered an assault on two bartenders called Jade and Baddie Gi at Angels Strip Club in Queens.
The star had accused one of the women of sleeping with Offset.
Response: Offset himself responded with a comment on the video: ‘Y’all won’
What happened? Just five days ago (November 30) Cardi kissed her husband on-stage at the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball in California
TMZ reported that Cardi was watching Offset perform at the club when she confronted the sister bartenders.
The rapper then allegedly ‘ordered’ members of her entourage to attack the two girls, sparking a brawl involving bottles, chairs, and hookahs.
However, the Bronx native’s attorney claims there is ‘no evidence that she caused anybody any harm’.
No ring: The mother of one went without her ring as she slipped into a rhinestone bikini for a video shoot in Miami on Tuesday
The singer was due in court on Monday of this week to answer two misdemeanor counts of reckless endangerment and one misdemeanor count of assault.
However she skipped the hearing to the fury of the judge – who warned she risked jail if she missed court again. Cardi is now due to appear in court on December 7.
Cardi B has become one of the biggest new stars in US music since the runaway success last year of her song Bodak Yellow, which touches on her former life making ends meet as a stripper.
A Bronx native, she is the first female rapper to have had multiple No. 1 songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Cardi first found recognition on the reality show Love & Hip Hop: New York, which she joined in 2015.
New parents: On July 10, Cardi gave birth to the couple’s first child, Kulture Kiari Cephus (pictured April 26)
Adorable: Cardi shared the first photo of the former couple’s baby girl on Wednesday