Cardi B is Harper Bazaar‘s latest cover girl. In the interview, Cardi reveals her relationship woes with her estranged husband Offset and jumping back into the dating world.
Cardi announced her split from Offset in December 2018 and ever since he’s been trying to win her back. Tweeting that he misses his wife and even crashing a set of hers.
When asked if she was influenced by anyone to break things off with Offset she admitted that it was her decision.
“No, I decided on my own. Nobody makes my decisions about my life but me,” Cardi stated. She also revealed that before they called it quits Offset begged her to go to couples therapy.
“I didn’t want to go to marriage counseling,” she said. “He suggested it, but it’s like, ‘I don’t want to go.’ There’s no counselor or nothing that could make me change my mind.”
Even though Cardi is now single, she’s taking her time getting back into dating. Now she has a daughter, Kulture, and is a mom dating is different.
“I have a kid, and I’m also famous. So I can’t just sleep with anybody. People talk. You know if I fate somebody in the industry, that’s another person in the industry. If I date somebody who is not in the industry, he might not understand my lifestyle.”
Despite her hesitation, guys have been filling her DMs with date proposals. Cardi has been ignoring them all.
“It’s like, ‘Bro, why would you want to holler at me right away? You’re weird.’ If you think Imma automatically hop onto you after a marriage, that just means you think I’m a sleaze. And I’m not. I have a kid–I have to show an example.”
Cardi and Offset have had a drama filled relationship. They first collaborated on one of Cardi’s earlier tracks “Lick” but never met. They first came face-to-face in early 2017, after Offset had his publicist set up a dinner. They went to the Super Bowl together soon after.
Their relationship was on and off for the rest of 2017 until Offset got down on one knee and proposed to Cardi in October. A few months later, Offset was accused of cheating on Cardi. A video surfaced of Offset allegedly in a hotel room with another girl. He claimed his iCloud was hacked.
In April 2018 Cardi revealed her baby bump on Saturday Night Live. Then two months later came clean about her and Offset already being married. In fact, the couple got married in September 2017 before Offset publicly proposed. A month later Kulture Kiari Cephus was born on July 10.
In December 2018 Cardi announced that she has split from Offset.