Cardi B Announces Second Pregnancy During BET Awards Performance
In a night energetic performances and big wins, the biggest reveal was when Cardi B announced that she is pregnant with her second child at the 2021 BET Awards ceremony.
The rapper revealed the news while performing with her husband Offset and his group Migos. After the trio finished “Straightenin,” Cardi joined the group for “Type S–.”
The “WAP” rapper appeared on stage in a black bodysuit adorned with rhinestones, a sheer panel in the abdomen exposing her burgeoning belly.
The couple are already parents to daughter Kulture Kiari, who turns 3 in July. Offset, 29, is also dad to daughter Kalea, 6, and sons Kody, 6, and Jordan, 11, from previous relationships.
“Cardi B and Offset, giving us life – literally,” host Taraji P. Henson joked when the show returned from commercial following the news break.
“#2! ♥️” Cardi B, 28, captioned an Instagram photo announcing the happy news that went live simultaneously with the performance.
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She and Offset were married in September 2017. Though the couple has had their share of ups and downs, including a divorce filing last fall, they had reconciled by November and enjoyed a romantic vacation for Valentine’s Day.
Cardi won two prizes at the BET ceremony, best video and best collaboration, for WAP – a duet with Megan Thee Stallion.