Cardi B covered up her insecurities with cosmetic surgery

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Cardi B attends the 2019 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on June 20, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. Photo by Leon Bennett/ WireImage/ GettyImages
Cardi B attends the 2019 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on June 20, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. Photo by Leon Bennett/ WireImage/ GettyImages

Cosmetic surgery helped Cardi B overcome her childhood insecurities. Now 28, the rapper has admitted she had a miserable childhood and was bullied for her "skinny looks".

During a chat with Maria Carey, the 'WAP' hitmaker explained that growing up in the Bronx was about being thick and having a big behind, so because she was skinny, boys were mean to her about her looks.

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Cardi confessed that it made her feel ugly and undeveloped. Now thanks to a few nips, tucks, and enhancements that she could afford after she became a dancer, she feels good about herself and her success.

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