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Cardi B under investigation after throwing microphone at audience member during concert

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Cardi B is facing legal troubles after the rapper and a concertgoer got into an altercation while on stage in Las Vegas over the weekend. According to a report from TMZ, one day after the altercation the woman who was allegedly in the crowd when Cardi threw her microphone went to the Las Vegas Metro Police Department to file an official report against her, telling police that she was hit by an object that was thrown from the stage. Cardi was listed as a suspect in the battery investigation, but it is unclear whether or not it was filed by the woman who threw water and ice at the artist.

The Las Vegas Metro Police Department shared of the investigation: “On July 30, 2023, an individual came into an LVMPD police station to report a battery. According to the victim, she was attending an event on July 29, 2023, at a property located in the 3500 block of Las Vegas Boulevard. During a concert, she was struck by an item that was thrown from the stage.”

The incident in question began when Cardi B was perfoming during the daytime at Drai’s Nightclub in Las Vegas, and had encouraged fans to splash water towards her as a way to cool down. She was in the middle performing a song when a woman hurled a drink with water and ice cubes at the rapper, and Cardi reacted by chucking the microphone she was using at the woman. Videos circulating online show the concertgoer being escorted out by security and the rapper leaving the stage after she shared harsh words with the concertgoer. Shortly after video of the incident went viral, Cardi B responded to the outrage during a livestream session with her fans.

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