According to a confirmed report, Cardi B is being sued over her Gangsta B***h Music Vol. 1 mixtape cover, in which a man is claiming his tattoo was used in a “misleading, offensive, humiliating and provocatively sexual way” for the cover art.

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Cardi B, whose real name is Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar, had her initial response to the lawsuit from Kevin Brophy Jr. rejected by a U.S. District Court judge, who said, “A reasonable jury in this case could conclude that there are insufficient transformative or creative elements on the GBMV1 cover to constitute a transformative use of Plaintiff’s tattoo.”

Judge Cormac Carney, continued to speak about the tattoo, saying, “Most significantly, defining elements including the tiger and snake remain virtually unchanged. Under these circumstances, a jury will have to decide the merits of Defendants’ defense.”

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