Cardi B rejects the plea agreement in the assault of a striptease club


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By Shaiann Frazier

The rapper Cardi B rejected Friday a plea agreement that allowed him to reduce the costs of his trial and not to impose jail time for his alleged involvement in a fight in a club striptease l & # 39; 39, last summer.

In October, she was charged with two counts of reckless endangerment and one counts of assault related to the attack of two bartenders at the Angels Strip Club in Flushing, in the United States. State of New York.

Cardi B, whose real name is Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar, appeared Friday at the hearing in Queens County Court and dismissed the agreement that would have allowed him to plead guilty to a misdemeanor. Class A in exchange for a conditional release.

The brawl, which took place in August 2018, would have erupted because the singer "Bodak Yellow" suspected that one of the bartenders was involved with her ex-husband, Offset, according to NBC New York.

The musician and his entourage are accused of assaulting the two women by throwing them a drink, glass bottles and a "bucket-shaped object", according to the complaint.

A victim of the fight "suffered lacerations in the legs and feet and bruises to the legs as a result of the fight," the complaint said.

The rapper went to the New York City police in October and was indicted in December.

At a previous hearing, a judge ordered Cardi B to no longer have any contact with the two women and issued a protection order.

A lawyer representing Cardi B did not immediately respond to a call requesting a comment. She is scheduled to appear in court at the end of May.

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