Cardi B Shows off 'Real Body' on Instagram After Joking About 'Sucking It in' | 22 Words

Cardi B has given us some amazing honesty on Instagram by showing off her "real body" after joking about "sucking it in."

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Cardi B has given us some amazing honesty about her body...

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And it proves that you really can't believe everything you see on Instagram. But firstly...

We all know and love Cardi for her no-nonsense approach to life...

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She's constantly entertaining fans via her social media accounts, and updating us on her daily life.

There's no doubt, she is hugely successful...

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And she has been named as one of the most popular female rap artists of our generation.

But Cardi had a pretty difficult start in life...

Born in the Bronx, NY, Cardi (her real name is Belcalis Almanzar) came from a life of domestic violence and poverty and had to resort to stripping aged nineteen to make ends meet.

This wasn't a path she ideally wanted to go down...

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"The first time I stripped I was really embarrassed, I felt like I could hear my parents voice in my head," she told ID magazine last year. "After a while, I didn't even care anymore. I was seeing the money that I feel like I would've never seen ever."

But alongside her stripping...

Cardi would be a very popular social media presence and she would regularly upload music videos of herself to Vine and Instagram.

In 2015, she joined the cast of the VH1 reality TV series Love & Hip Hop: New York...

But after 2 seasons, Cardi announced that she would be leaving the show to pursue a career in music - the thing she was truly passionate about.

She soon made her musical debut on Jamaican reggae fusion singer Shaggy's remix to his single "Boom Boom"...

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And the rest is history.

In the space of 2 years, the singer's life took a complete U-turn.

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With an estimated net worth of around $8m, and even being hailed as one of TIME's most influential people in the world last year, the star has truly made her mark on the industry.

Her breakthrough hit landed her in some trouble, however...

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"Bodak Yellow" skyrocketed to number one on the Billboard Top 100, making her the second rapper to get to number 1 with a solo song. The first was Lauryn Hill's "Doo Wop (That Thing)" in 1998, BBC News reports. But it wasn't long before things went south...

Many accused Cardi of stealing from another rapper...

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Waves of  listeners pointed out the resemblance between Cardi's hit and Kodak Black's 2015 tune "No Flockin."

But, in response to the backlash, Cardi insisted she was merely inspired by Kodak Black's song...

Cardi was fully open about the fact she was inspired by "him and his flow," but denied she plagiarized the song. In fact, Kodak Black later released a remix of "Bodak Yellow," so he can't have been too phased by the whole thing.

Before she became an awarding-winning singer, she was a social media star...

She first found fame when some of her posts on Vine and Instagram went viral, catapulting her to instant stardom. Her stage name, Cardi B, came from her family nickname... Bacardi. Quite fitting, don't you agree?

The star has since become renowned for her headline-making behavior...

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With her explicit lyrics and brazen behavior both on and off stage, Cardi B has certainly made a name for herself in the world of music.

She hasn't fallen short of raising a few eyebrows.

Cardi has never been one to shy away from the spotlight and has often flaunted her assets in revealing and figure-hugging outfits both on and off the stage.

She even appeared as a regular cast member on the VH1 series Love & Hip Hop: New York from 2015 to 2017.

And, in usual Cardi B-style, she spoke candidly about her then-boyfriend who was banged up in jail, and of course, she chatted all things music too.

Cardi's outlandish behavior has only propelled her even further...

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Cardi's crude lyrics and overall overwhelming stage presence certainly haven't stopped her from succeeding; they've done quite the opposite, in fact. Throughout her career, she has bagged herself a Grammy, 7 Billboard Awards, 3 MTV Music Awards and 2 Guinness World Record Awards. Not too shabby.

Because if you've got it...

Flaunt it, right?

You have to admire her confidence...

Part of Cardi's overall image is her sassy attitude. She's never afraid to speak her mind and is always open to experimenting with new and outlandish looks.

But Cardi took on the role of a lifetime in 2018...

She gave birth to her daughter, Kulture, who she shares with rapper Offset.

Cardi regularly posts cute family snaps on Instagram...

But its safe to say that we're all thinking the same thing.

Her figure is simply to die for.

Of course, like any other celebrity, Cardi will have an intense work-out regime... but considering she has a young child, she's looking pretty good.

But it's important to remember that these firey Instagram snaps are all about the angles...

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And Cardi has decided to recently prove that fact.

It all started with this steamy Instagram picture...

She captioned it: "I suck the s*** out my stomach for this."

Very relatable...

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And fans appreciated Cardi's honesty.

A couple of hours later, Cardi posted a follow-up video...

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It started with her wearing a bikini and a sarong, strutting her stuff towards the camera.

She turns around and strikes a pose...

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Showing off her incredibly toned figure.

And then...

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Boom. Cardi breathes out to show a much more realistic shape around her stomach.

Cardi captioned the video, "Suck it in life."

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And of course, people are overjoyed with Cardi's amazingly honest video.

We feel you, Cardi.

We shouldn't have to suck in our stomachs just for the likes of other people on Instagram, so thank you to Cardi for demonstrating this further! For more on Cardi, keep scrolling to read about the GoFundMe she started for Joe Exotic...