In a surprise video posted to her Instagram page late Tuesday night, the "I Like It" rapper says that she and her husband have called it quits.
Even before she could get to the meat of her video, Cardi spent a long time talking about how much love she still has for Offset as the father of her child, a good friend and business partner.
"He's always somebody that I run to to talk to and we got a lot of love for each other," she said, "But things just haven't been working out between us for a long time and it's nobody's fault. It's just, I guess we grew out of love, but we're not together anymore."
The rapper said that "it might take time to get a divorce" indicating perhaps a separation for the time being.
"I'm gonna always have a lot of love for him 'cause he is my daughter's father and yeah," Cardi finished off her short video.
She captioned the video, "There you go..peace and love." But that doesn't really clarify things any more than the video itself. Offset commented on her post as well, writing simply, "Y'all won." Representatives for Cardi B did not immediately repsond to TooFab's request for additional clarification.
Fans have been critical of the couple, and Offset in particular, with nearly constant rumors circulating that he's cheating on her, or has cheated on her in the past.
"I cannot be feeling insecure, to a point that I would drive my dude away, because these people want that to happen," Cardi told W Magazine back in October.
Cardi seemed to address the rumors herself in January with a tweet where she wrote, "No, it’s not right for a [man] to cheat...But what you want me to do? Go f--k me another n---a? Start all over again and get cheated on again? This s--t happens to everyone and I be too, you too...People handle they relationship different soo."
TMZ reported that the couple got secretly married in September 2017, a month before Offset publicly proposed on stage during a concert. They welcomed their daughter Kulture Kiari Cephus on July 10 of this year.
Fans quickly got "Cardi and Offset" trending on Twitter Tuesday night, sharing their feelings about the shocking news. Some were wishing the couple would reconcile, while others seemed happy to see it end and a few are clinging to the idea that it's all some bizarre joke by the couple:
ok if cardi and offset really broke up i’m proud of cardi for trying to move on cause that man did her dirty many times and she still loved the hell outta him, but she’s finally letting go— d (@denxseee) December 5, 2018
Why are y’all routing for Cardi and Offset to stay together? I just... pic.twitter.com/fkC8ycmvJ7— Yardie gyal🍒 (@jadathelibra) December 5, 2018
I hate to see this Cardi and Offset outcome. This outcome is what so many ppl wanted and it’s so trash. Sitting around waiting on a breakup to talk about them negatively is pretty lame to me.— Maxamillion (@RegalBasil) December 5, 2018
me, knowing cardi and offset have had issues upon issues in the public eye for months, yet still my reaction to cardi’s last ig post: pic.twitter.com/k3BVOIvabV— badgalryry (@xryvizion) December 5, 2018
Cardi and offset no longer together pic.twitter.com/BBxqrzD3gY— Young Tator 💋 (@TatorTotDonDada) December 5, 2018
I’m so upset about cardi and offset I was rooting for them pic.twitter.com/8Ua2U7MQX8— 🧘🏽♀️ Bea Smith (@NittaAmore) December 5, 2018
Are we really surprised Cardi and Offset getting a divorce? pic.twitter.com/zCFIIwi7VW— No Chill Auri (@AuriTheMermaid) December 5, 2018
For some reason I don’t think Cardi and Offset are actually broken up— Stepmom Nneomz 💋 (@VivaLaNneoma) December 5, 2018
cardi and offset broke up.. anybody feel anything ? pic.twitter.com/2AB1yvtS3Q— $KiNNY W!TCH (@CREEPWAVVES) December 5, 2018
Damn this Cardi and Offset shit hasn’t even been 30mins & it’s the #1 trending topic😩 But anyways I can’t be the only one who think Cardi is messing with us😏 She knows this is what the majority wanna hear so she messing w/ y’all! She about to make another video clowning pic.twitter.com/yPBB95OYqp— Raquel (@KaiiStarr) December 5, 2018
WHY DOES EVERYOME CARE THAT CARDI AND OFFSET BROKE UP? homeboy cheated on her multiple times, tf you expect?— jess.🦕 (@happymessjessss) December 5, 2018
Is anyone even REALLY shocked over cardi and offset ending because offset just cheated on her EVERYTIME. Good for her for leaving pic.twitter.com/IyWevTJWxw— chy @VOTE NOV 6 (@SpazzMuffins) December 5, 2018
Cardi and offset are getting divorced.. pic.twitter.com/gE2Ay31oki— 💜💙jaleel 💙💜 (@K1ngJaleel) December 5, 2018
I feel like Cardi and Offset lying about not being together anymore— muva (@fuckshay) December 5, 2018
Cardi and Offset was a joke it was business move for publicity— RAW Honey👑🍯✨ (@lilbit_2thick) December 5, 2018
Cardi and offset broke up??? 🤔🤔 pic.twitter.com/XKOWvhI8Ne— . (@butterflyg112) December 5, 2018
Cardi and Offset are officially over pic.twitter.com/rWJrrhBi7w— lil Baby (@SWEETBlTCH) December 5, 2018
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