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Minaj calls dustup with Cardi B ‘mortifying,’ ‘humiliating’

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Nicki Minaj poses June 28 in the press room at the BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

NEW YORK — Nicki Minaj says being involved in an altercation with Cardi B at a fashion week party was "so mortifying and so humiliating."

Cardi B tried to attack Minaj at the Harper's Bazaar Icons party in New York on Friday. Video circulated on social media showing Cardi B lunging toward Minaj and throwing her shoe at the rapper.

In an Instagram post, Cardi B — who recently had a child — didn't call out Minaj by name but alluded to the fight and said she was sparked because her mothering skills were being disparaged.

On her Apple Music "Queen Radio" show on Monday, Minaj says she "would never discuss anyone's child."

Minaj added, "This woman is at the best stage of her career and she's throwing bottles and throwing shoes? Who the (expletive) is gonna give her an intervention?"