Cardi B postpones several concerts to recover from plastic surgery

Publicist said rapper didn't properly rest

By Marianne Garvey, CNN
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Cardi B accepts the award for Top Hot 100 Song for "Girls Like You" (Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B) during the 2019 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 1, 2019, in Las Vegas.

(CNN) - Cardi B has postponed three upcoming concerts in order to recuperate from recent plastic surgery procedures, her publicist Patientce Foster told CNN.

The "Money" rapper is taking the necessary time to properly recover, Foster said.

Cardi recently told Entertainment Tonight that she underwent breast augmentation surgery following the birth of her 9-month-old baby girl, Kulture Kiari, in July 2018. "I just got my boobs redone," Cardi, 26, said. "I feel good, but then sometimes I feel like not, you know? [When] your skin is stretched out."

And after initially denying additional surgery, she later said earlier this month at a concert in Tennessee that she underwent liposuction. "I have some news for y'all. I should have canceled today," she told the crowd. "I shouldn't really be performing because moving too much is gonna f*** up my lipo."

Cardi has pulled out of the 92Q Spring Bling Festival Memorial Day Weekend concert in Maryland and canceled a Tuesday night performance at El Paso County Coliseum in Texas.

"Cardi was overzealous in getting back to work; she didn't take the time necessary to fully recover from her surgery. Her strenuous schedule has taken a toll on her body and she has been given strict doctor's orders to pull out of the rest of her performances in May," Foster told People on Tuesday. "She's very disappointed as she hates to let her fans down. She reassures them that she will see them in September."

Cardi opened up about her recent surgeries, she said, because she's not about lying to her fans.

"It was important for me because I don't like lying about things," she told E! News earlier this month.

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