Cardi B Makes Court Appearance in Strip Club Melee Case - NBC New York

Cardi B Makes Court Appearance in Strip Club Melee Case

The entertainer wore a pink pantsuit and sparkling pink fingernails to Friday's hearing

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    Cardi B Shows Up 3 Hours Late For Court Date in Queens

    Rapper Cardi B was back in court in Queens on Friday -- but she was three hours late for the appearance. (Published Friday, May 31, 2019)

    What to Know

    • Cardi B has made a court appearance in a case stemming from a fight at a New York strip club

    • The Grammy-winning rapper appeared somber and did not speak during Friday's hearing; She is due back in court Aug. 9

    • Prosecutors said they would present the case to a grand jury

    Cardi B has made a court appearance in a case stemming from a fight at a New York strip club.

    The Grammy-winning rapper appeared somber and did not speak during Friday's hearing. She is due back in court Aug. 9.

    Prosecutors said they would present the case to a grand jury.

    Police say Cardi B, whose real name is Belcalis Almanzar, was with her entourage at a Queens strip club last fall when she argued with a bartender.

    They say a fight broke out in which chairs and bottles were thrown. Two people suffered minor injuries. Cardi B's lawyer has she didn't harm anybody.

    The entertainer wore a pink pantsuit and sparkling pink fingernails to Friday's hearing.

    Fans followed her out of the courtroom trying to get photos.

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