Congratulations are in order for Cardi B! The 28-year-old rapper shocked fans as she revealed her second pregnancy with husband Offset, 29, during the BET Awards on Sunday, June 27. Cardi’s growing baby bump was clearly visible as she slayed her performance of “Type Sh*t” in a mesh catsuit that was completely covered in crystals (except over her tummy). Minutes after she took the stage, the New York native posted a photo from a pregnancy shoot to her Instagram account. “#2! @offsetyrn,” she simply wrote, along with a heart
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The “WAP” rapper was completely nude in the artsy Instagram photo, with her breasts and bump covered by white paint or paper maché material. Her iconic floral tattoo was on full display as her side profile faced the camera, showing off her sizable bump. Cardi closed her eyes and cupped her tummy as her long, black hair cascade down her back in the stunning photo. She simplyt accessorized with a large pair of gold earrings.
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Cardi and Offset, who secretly tied the knot in September of 2017, welcomed their first child together, Kulture Kiari Cephus (whose name as inspired by her dad and his rap group, Migos) on July 10, 2018. Cardi went about announcing her first pregnancy in a much different way than her second. The first time around, Cardi was the subject of mass pregnancy rumors — though, there was no concrete proof. In April of 2018, the rapper debuted her baby bump during a performance on Saturday Night Live, which marked the first time she addressed and confirmed rumors and eventual reports that she was pregnant.