Cardi B defamed a gaggle of Lengthy Island beachgoers, whom she referred to as “racist MAGA supporters,” by posting edited video and commentary of an altercation between them, her sister and her sister’s associate, a brand new lawsuit reportedly alleges.
Cardi’s sister, Hennessy Carolina, and her girlfriend, mannequin Michelle Diaz, bought right into a heated argument with the group on Sept. 6 at Smith Level Beach, Fox Information reported on the time. One of many males they had been arguing with was carrying a crimson “Make America Nice Once more” hat in the course of the altercation, in response to the report.
In social media posts after the meat, Cardi wrote that Carolina and Diaz had been harassed over the place they parked their automobile, “all as a result of they’re a Afro/Hispanic homosexual couple.”
However within the suit, which additionally names Carolina and Diaz as defendants, the beachgoers allege the 2 girls harassed them — after which defamed them by posting edited video and commentary in regards to the altercation on social media, ABC 7 New York reported.
“These peaceable Suffolk County residents had been quietly having fun with a Sunday on the Smith Level beach with their households, when rap superstar Hennessy Carolina out of the blue approached them, raging, spitting, insulting, assaulting, defaming and threatening them, all of the whereas videotaping them as a result of one among them wore a MAGA hat,” the plaintiffs’ legal professional, John Ray, advised the information outlet.
“Then Hennessy, Cardi B and superstar mannequin Michelle Diaz deviously edited the videotape and revealed the edited model throughout social media, internationally for all to see, and maliciously falsely labeled these residents and their households as ‘N…s’ and as racists,” Ray stated.
Hennessy, in an audio recording explaining the fight, claimed two males advised her and her girlfriend to “go to your f—king nation.”
The boys focused them, Hennessy stated, as a result of they “noticed us parking right here and we had been talking Spanish and we’re blended,” in response to the recording, which was additionally shared on Twitter by Cardi B.
An legal professional for the Bronx-born rapper didn’t reply to request for remark.