On Friday a woman named Emani Ellis filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles County Superior Court against Cardi B. Ellis, a former security guard, says Cardi assaulted, struck, and spit on her. According to TMZ, witnesses aren't backing those claims.
This alleged encounter occurred on Feb. 24, 2018 while Ellis was working. Witnesses say Cardi had just left an appointment when Ellis approached her trying to either record or take a picture of her with a phone. Cardi allegedly asked Ellis to stop because she didn't want images of her at the doctor's office. TMZ notes that she had yet to publicly reveal her pregnancy, and at the time was four months pregnant with her daughter Kulture.
Around that point is when the alleged altercation is said to have taken place. As TMZ writes, "Ellis alleges Cardi maliciously struck her in the head, face and body. Ellis, who is African-American, also claims Cardi spit on her and used profanities and racial slurs."