Pregnant Cardi B to Stop Performing as ‘Shorty Keeps Growing’: ‘I Can Barely Breathe Now’

Summer festivalgoers will have to wait a few months to celebration with Cardi B.

The rapper, who is expecting her first child, announced Wednesday night that she’s canceling several scheduled shows to combine on her pregnancy. In an Instagram video, a 25-year-old chart-topper reliable that this weekend’s Broccoli Fest in Washington, D.C., will be her final opening “for a small while.”

“Because we know, shorty keep flourishing and we be looking like we be relocating and everything, though in reality, a dog can hardly breathe,” she said.

While throwing her exhale after in a video, she joked, “I can hardly breathe right now. I’ve ate like 6 duck wings, and we can hardly breathe now.”

Cardi was scheduled to seem during song festivals by July, including JMBLYA Festival in May and New York City’s Panorama Festival in July.

The “Bodak Yellow” performer betrothed to be behind on theatre with Bruno Mars on his 24K Magic Tour, kicking off in September, with her firstborn in tow.

“I’m holding my baby with me!” she pronounced while co-hosting The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon earlier this month.

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Cardi didn’t let her baby strike delayed her down during her Coachella debut this month, pulling off some impressive dance moves notwithstanding her baby bump.

“They contend a some-more we move, a easier it will come out,” she after explained on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

After playing clips of Cardi twerking and removing down on a ground, a rapper joked to DeGeneres, “I was only perplexing to uncover a universe how we got profound in a initial place.”

Cardi also suggested during her speak uncover coming that fiancé Offset of Migos has already come adult with a ideal moniker for their new addition.

“My dude named a baby,” she said. “I unequivocally like a name.”

When a horde pulpy for details, a star pronounced she’s withdrawal serve criticism adult to Offset, explaining, “I’m gonna let him contend a name given he named a baby.”

Cardi recently reliable she’s due in July, and suggested she and Offset already know a sex of their baby (which many fans trust is a girl!).

During an interview on Power 105.1’s show The Breakfast Club, Cardi pronounced it “disgusts” her that people have reached out to her online to some-more or reduction tell her that motherhood will hurt her veteran success.

“It only unequivocally bothers me and it disgusts me since we see a lot of women online like, ‘Oh we feel contemptible for you, oh your career is over,’” she said. “As a woman, because can’t we have both? Why do we gotta choose a career or a baby? Like, because can’t we have both? we wish both.”