"My costume this year is a tribute to Cardi B's character in the movie Hustlers," DeGeneres explained to her presumably very-tuned-into-the-zeitgeist daytime audience. "I can't be Cardi B. I'm Cardi E. E is for Ellen. It's also my bra size. This outfit has a whole lot going on from every angle, I don't know if you can tell."
Later into Ellen's costumed Halloween monologue, Cardi B herself emerged from backstage to give some commentary on the tribute outfit and to join the host for a quick sit-down.
Also on this edition of Ellen, Jason Momoa got into some Elvis gear and discussed bears:
In related Halloween news, Cardi B was among those in the public figures realm to have landed in multiple articles across multiple publications earlier this month from their pre-holiday costuming mastery.
Cardi B, as seen below, opted for a nurse look. Meanwhile, Halsey's Marilyn Manson, blink-182's trio of Jokers, and Demi Lovato's Pennywise will surely go down as additional Halloween 2019 highlights.