Big Butts and Big Bumps

Late Friday night on September 7th, 2018, a fight broke out between Cardi B and Nicki Minaj during New York Fashion Week’s annual Harper’s Bazaar Icons Party.

One witness reportedly videotaped the fight, revealing Cardi B being restrained as Minaj left the hotel. It was reported that shoes were thrown during the fight.

Although it is unclear what exactly caused the fight to break out, many are linking the fight to the long-lasting feud between the two rappers. Many are saying that Cardi B came after Minaj’s position. This could be related to the verse Minaj sings in Katy Perry’s song, Swish Swish: “Silly rap beefs just get me more checks / My life is a movie, I’m never off set / Me and my amigos (no, not Offset).” In the song, it’s apparent that Minaj is throwing a jab at Cardi B’s now fiancée, Offset.

When asked about what this fight may be about, a junior who wished to remain anonymous stated, “I believe that this fight was over jealousy maybe. They think that there’s not enough room for the both of them in the spotlight, so that must make them want to come after each other.” The student also made the comment that this fight will obviously bring additional fame and popularity to the two celebrities, but for the wrong reasons.

Another junior, Emerson Meeks, shared his opinion, saying, “I think they should work through their problems in another way than fighting in order to be a good example for their many fans and followers.”

It’s clear that many students are disappointed in the two celebrities’ actions, noting that instead of fighting, women should empower and support each other not only in the music industry, but also in the rest of the world.

USA Today

USA Today

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