Cardi B, sister Hennessy Carolina and model Michelle Diaz sued by Long Island beachgoers

Suffolk County beachgoers have sued rapper Cardi B, her sister Hennessy Carolina and model Michelle Diaz over an incident that happened on Labor Day weekend.

News 12 Staff

Sep 22, 2020, 6:47 PM

Updated 1,342 days ago

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Suffolk County beachgoers have sued rapper Cardi B, her sister Hennessy Carolina and model Michelle Diaz over an incident that happened on Labor Day weekend.
Hennessy is accused of assault, battery, threatening and defaming three beachgoers on the Atlantic Ocean, according to a lawsuit filed in court on Sept. 18.
Hennessy’s sister, Cardi B, and her partner Diaz were also named in the lawsuit, for defamation and civil rights violations, according to the beachgoers’ Miller Place attorney, John Ray.
“These peaceful Suffolk County residents were quietly enjoying a Sunday at the Smith Point beach with their families, when rap celebrity Hennessy Carolina suddenly approached them, raging, spitting, insulting, assaulting, defaming and threatening them, all the while videotaping them, because one of them wore a MAGA hat,” said Ray.
“Then Hennessy, Cardi B and Diaz deviously edited the videotape and published the edited version all over social media, across the world for all to see, and maliciously falsely labeled these residents and their families as ‘N…s’ and as racists,” Ray said. “Real threats of harm were made. They live in fear now. Their reputations have been ruined,” Ray said. “We seek substantial damages.”
A press conference will be held in Miller Place this afternoon.


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