Called a prostitute with herpes, Cardi B wins millions of dollars in defamation against a blogger
American rapper Cardi B has won $4 million in damages in her defamation lawsuit against a blogger who called her a prostitute, cocaine addict and who has herpes.
The 29-year-old star, whose real name is Belcalis Almanzar, had filed a complaint against celebrity news yachtswoman Tasha K for spreading malicious rumors and degrading information in about 20 videos, according to the minutes of the complaint.
Cardi B was also awarded $25,000 in medical expenses and $1.3 million in legal fees.
Tasha K had also claimed in her posts, viewed millions of times on YouTube, that the future children of the American star would be born with mental retardation.
Cardi B, a rapper born in the Bronx in New York City, rose to fame with tracks like Bodak Yellow, I Like It and Money.
She is also accused of being involved in a fight at a strip club in Queens, another New York neighborhood.