Rapper Cardi B is facing a new lawsuit for allegedly assaulting and spitting on a female security guard. However, witnesses who were there say the guard is the one who violated Cardi.
According to TMZ, Emani Ellis filed the lawsuit against Cardi Friday in Los Angeles County Superior Court. According to the suit, Ellis was working security at a medical building on Feb. 24, 2018, when she claims Cardi maliciously struck her in the head, face and body. Ellis, who is African-American, claims Cardi spit on her and used profanities and racial slurs.
The witnesses say the security guard got upset but there was no argument, things never got physical, and there were no racial slurs thrown. According to the lawsuit, Cardi “then used her celebrity status to get [Ellis] fired from her job as a security guard.”
However, a rep for the medical building told TMZ that Cardi’s doctor and patient coordinator were the ones who got the guard fired because they both felt the guard had violated Cardi’s privacy.
Ellis is suing Cardi for assault, battery and infliction of emotional distress.