After completing the most monumental 2017 of probably any public figure, Cardi B is basking in her major success. The Bronx native covers the April 2018 issue of Cosmopolitan where she not only dons some beautiful ensembles for the photoshoot, but directly addresses the rumors of her fiancé, Offset, cheating on her.
During her interview with the magazine, Cardi opens up about dealing with the rumors, and how she felt about fans’ responses to the situation. The “Bodak Yellow” rapper says that she wanted to “work out my shit” with the Migos rapper, and that it isn’t about having a low self-esteem, despite what critics have exclaimed.
“It’s like everybody is coming down my neck like, ‘Why are you not leaving him? You have low self-esteem.’ I don’t have low self-esteem,” she explains. “I know I look good. I know I’m rich, I know I’m talented. I know I could get any man I want—any basketball player, football player. But I want to work out my shit with my man, and I don’t got to explain why. I’m not your property. This is my life…I’m going to take my time, and I’m going to decide on my decision…It’s not right, what he fucking did — but people don’t know what I did, ’cause I ain’t no angel.”
Also during her cover feature with Cosmo, Cardi sits down with drag queen Naomi Smalls, where she talks about confronting her haters, deal breakers in relationships, her relationship with Offset and much more.
Check out some of the behind the scenes footage from Cardi’s cover shoot, as well as her interview with Naomi Smalls below