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Cardi B Got Illegal Butt Injections From Someone Who ‘Supposedly Killed Somebody’

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Plastic surgery isn’t meant to be done anywhere other than an operating room and by anyone other than a board-certified doctor. Unfortunately, not everyone follows these recommended guidelines, with one of the more notable rule breakers being rapper Cardi B.

Looking for a brand new-silhouette, Cardi B reveals to GQ that four years ago she paid $800 for illegal butt injections performed in a basement in Queens. According to the article, Cardi B’s reasons behind going through with the procedure varied: “She wanted fat for her ass because (1) her boyfriend had recently cheated on her with a woman who, per Cardi, “had a fat, big ass” and (2) she’d observed that her colleagues with big asses made more money than she did stripping, regardless of dancing technique.”

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While the procedure was obviously less expensive than typical butt injections (butt enhancement procedures generally cost around $4,800), Cardi was still satisfied with the quality of results in her new look. The overall experience, on the other hand, was a different story: “They don’t numb your ass with anything. It was the craziest pain ever. I felt like I was gonna pass out. I felt a little dizzy. And it leaks for, like, five days.”

Looking to get a touch-up soon after the procedure, Cardi realized she couldn’t return to the same women, and the reason why is pretty terrifying. “But by the time I was gonna go get it, the lady got locked up ‘cause she’s supposedly killed somebody,’” explains Cardi. “Well, somebody died on her table.”

Moral of the story: Don’t leave any plastic surgery procedures in the hands of inexperienced, illegally practicing “doctors.” While Cardi B was lucky nothing overwhelmingly bad happened during her own illegal procedure, the health risks—death included—are higher than you think under those circumstances. 

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