Las Vegas police are dropping their investigation into an incident last weekend in which Cardi B threw a microphone at a fan who spilled drink on her..
On Sunday, July 30, the alleged victim leaned out. complaint. But the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department confirmed to Billboard on Thursday, Aug. 3, that the star was cleared of all charges.
“After a thorough review of this case and consultation with the Clark County District Attorney’s Office, this case has been closed due to insufficient evidence,” the department said in a statement. “No charges will be brought in connection with this case.“.
In a statement, Cardi B’s attorneys (Drew Findling, David Chesnoff and Richard Schoenfeld) confirmed the result: “On behalf of Cardi B, we appreciate the conscientious and prompt handling of the issue by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.”
Complaint against Cardi B for abandoned microphone
Video of the incident on Saturday, July 29, which went viral on social media over the weekend, shows the hip-hop star (real name: Belcalis Marlenis Almansar) throwing a microphone at a viewer who doused her with your drink during a performance at Drai’s Beachclub on Las Vegas Strip.
Las Vegas police confirmed to Billboard on Monday, July 31, that the woman had filed a battery report with the police. She claimed that she was “knocked down by an object thrown off the stage”. Police did not release Cardi B by name, but the address of the alleged incident matched the venue where the rapper performed.
The identity of the alleged victim is unknown, so she could not be contacted for comment.
The tendency to throw objects onto the stage
Saturday’s incident was the latest in a string of incidents where artists were hit by objects during a live performance. Over the past few weeks, Drake has chided a fan for throwing an e-cigarette on stage. The mobile phone hit Bebe Rexha, injuring her. A fan threw her dead mother’s ashes onto Pink’s stage. In the middle of the song, Kelsey Ballerini was hit by an object. Someone launched a sex toy at Lil Nas X. An unidentified object hit Harry Styles near the eye.
Cardi B sang her hit Bodak yellow, which spent three weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2017. Suddenly, liquid from the glass spilled onto her. In the video, which the star herself retweeted, she gets angry and throws the microphone into the crowd.