Cardi B Throwing A Shoe At Nicki Minaj At Fashion Week Has Inspired The Most Hilarious Memes
11 September 2018, 20:32 | Updated: 5 December 2018, 10:39
The internet is savage...
There is no question that Nicki Minaj and Cardi B are two of the biggest stars in the world today. Over the past decade, Nicki has transformed from a promising emcee into a rap icon and Cardi B is quickly establishing herself as one of hip-hops most consistent hitmakers. It's hard to imagine modern music without them. In fact, they've even teamed up on the international smash hit single 'MotorSport' with Migos.
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However, in spite of their collaboration and kind words about each other in the past, the two artists have now had a bust-up. A lot of the drama surrounding them previously has been fostered online and hasn't had much grounding in real life but the two women were part of an actual fight at New York Fashion Week last week. Cardi B threw a shoe at Nicki Minaj and it's now been immortalised in meme form.
Last Friday night, TMZ published a video in which Cardi is filmed getting into an altercation with Nicki. In it, the 'I Like It' star throws a shoe at the 'Barbie Dreams' rapper. For context, it's unclear exactly how the incident actually began. Cardi took to Instagram afterwards to explain that she felt like she had to do something after Nicki made comments her 'child' but Nicki has since denied these claims.
In fact, Nicki has now gone on to her radio show Queen Radio to reveal that she felt "mortified" by what happened and then called out Cardi for “calling black women roaches” and allegedly sending people to attack women with which Cardi's fiancé Offset has reportedly cheated. It looks like this rift isn't dying down anytime soon.
Nevetheless, regardless of all of the updates, people still can't get over the shoe palaver. In fact, they are so stuck on it that they are now adapting it into memes. With that in mind, here are just a few of the best.
Some are illustrating what the incident might have been like for the shoe.
Cardi B’s shoe flying at Nicki Minaj pic.twitter.com/lvCOCLqHwp— Blue Ivy's Au Pair (@MikeyTBH) September 8, 2018
This is too much.
Others are comparing Nicki and Cardi to iconic viral moments.
LOL. SOMEBODY SAID THIS WAS NICKI AND CARDI AT NYFW pic.twitter.com/vT1bXVp11S— 🏳️🌈 original batty mon ✨ (@snacktavist) September 8, 2018
We see no lies.
One or two people are relating the incident to other iconic pop culture fights.
Of course sometimes shit goes down when there’s Louboutins on an elevator— Ira (@ira) September 8, 2018
If you know, you know.
Then there are those who are wondering how Anna Wintour responded to the whole debacle.
Actually many are doing this.
anna wintour making her way to the next fashion show after hearing the nicki fight pic.twitter.com/eCyVgBgtgu— Blair Waldorf (@pettyyonceh) September 8, 2018
Fashion doesn't run itself.
A couple of fans are speculating as to what else happened during the ordeal.
Sources close to Cardi say that before she threw her shoe at Nicki that she screamed the words “To Freedom!!” Waiting on reports to verify this claim. pic.twitter.com/f8oV4Wh3CA— Fashion Papi (@Thynative) September 8, 2018
We love a crossover meme.
Would Cardi be better off fighting someone else?
when cardi gonna show offset some of that same energy— jovan (@ehjovan) September 8, 2018
There are aspects about both Nicki and Cardi's actions that are worth appreciating.
I support Cardi fighting but I also support Nicki hiding behind security. Duality. pic.twitter.com/KXTmdVsR2L— bri (@bigshitxtalker) September 8, 2018
Standing up for yourself is great but staying out of the drama is great too.
In fact, it's hard to pick sides.
“Team Nicki or Team Cardi?? It’s time to pick a side!!!” pic.twitter.com/p57zaLTuQT— HOOD FEM® (@hoodfemnyc) September 9, 2018
Don't me make me choose.
Ultimately, the drama is enthralling.
Me : I’m going to bed— Weed Princess 💚🌈 (@TheAliciaGoku) September 8, 2018
Internet: Cardi b and Nicki got in a fight
Me coming back to the Internet: pic.twitter.com/BIVIdYGDxR
In all seriousness though, we hope that Nicki and Cardi can work through their differences.
We shall keep you informed with any updates.