After a weekend full of birthday surprises, Cardi B caused a stir on social media on Tuesday night when she accidentally shared a nude selfie on her Instagram stories to her millions of followers—90 million followers across Instagram.
Although the topless photo was quickly deleted from her IG Stories, that didn’t stop her from trending on Twitter.
Shortly after, Cardi addressed the leaked photo on Twitter. In a voice note, she lamented over her “stupid” mistake.
Lord, why the fk you have to make me so fuing stupid and retarded? Why, why, why?” she said. “You know what, I’m not gonna beat myself up about it. I’m just gonna eat my breakfast and then I’m gonna go to the party. She refuses to let it bring her down. “I am not going to think about it. No, I won’t. It is what it is. Shit happened. F**k it, it’s not even the first time. I used to be a stripper so whatever. Ay, Dios Mio.”
Addressing the fact that many people commented on the size of her nipples, Cardi replied to a fan: “I breastfed a baby for three months t got bigger so nipples got bigger.”
The now infamous photo was shared following a night out with ex-husband Offset and friends at a strip club. She also recently celebrated her 28th birthday with a star-studded bash this week.
Cardi further explained how she managed to accidentally upload the picture on Instagram Live.
“I’m taking the f** picture, right? Then I f** pressed and I’m seeing that it’s loading and I’m like, ‘Oh my god, Oh my god Offset, Oh my god, the picture’s loading,'” she explained. “So I turn off my f** phone so it won’t load. And I’m like ‘Yo check if the picture posted’ and he’s like ‘Yo you posted a picture of the f* t!'”
She added: “I’m trying to turn the f* phone on, by the time I turned the phone on and f* deleted the s* everybody and their mom saw my salami nipple f* t, my big salami nipple t** was all over the internet.”
She went on: “I was a stripper and I was like f* it, everybody saw my t* all the time. I got some big ass nipples, that just came from motherhood.”
The hashtag inimitable #BoobsOutForCardi began trending shortly afterward as legions of fans shared photos of their breasts in support of the rapper.