Cardi B Just Accepted Her American Music Award in a Bathrobe

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Cardi B’s win at yesterday’s American Music Awards was anything but ordinary. Not only did she accept the statuette from her own home, but she also did it in a bathrobe.

It all started last night when the awards show took place at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles, where the rapper won Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist for the second year in a row. 

Although she didn’t attend the ceremony, Cardi B shared a video on Instagram that doubles as an acceptance speech, and it’s one for the books.

In the clip, the 27-ear-old rapper is wearing a bathrobe and has a towel wrapped around her head. She accessorized the look with large sunglasses, glamorous earrings by Aldo and a decorative pineapple, which she uses as her pretend AMA award.

“What’s happening, everybody? It’s your girl, Cardi B,” she says. “I tried to get a little cute for y’all, put my little Aldo earrings on and s***.”

Cardi B then uses the faux fruit to thank her fans for the highly prestigious honor, adding, “So, we gonna pretend like this an AMA award, and I wanna say thank you everybody for voting for me for this AMA award. I’m so grateful that I won this AMA award.”

After a long rant involving a slew of cuss words, the singer teases new music. “I’ve been a little bit off the scene and everything because I’ve just been a little bit off, just focusing so I can deliver some good ol’ music for y’all in 2020,” she says.

Cardi B captioned the post, “THANKFUL for MY AMA AWARD & Soultrain award. I love you BARDIGANG and everybody that root for ME. It’s very much appreciated.”

Leave it to Cardi B.


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