‘Not gangster.’ Cardi B berates Texas students for fighting teacher


Cardi B is unhappy with a viral video showing a Texas college fight.

Cardi B is unhappy with a viral video showing a Texas college fight.

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Cardi B has a message for college students in Texas.

“Children are not respected, not cool, not funny, not tough, not gangsta”, the rapper definitely written in a post on Twitter.

The “I Like It” rapper was referring to a video capture a fight between students and a substitute teacher at a middle school outside of Dallas.

In the video filmed March 9, students and the teacher at DeSoto West Middle School can be seen throwing chairs against each other during the altercation, McClatchy News previously reported.

The teacher, whom school officials confirmed to the WFAA was attacked firstcan be seen wiping blood off his face after returning to his office.

Since March 11, the twitter video of the incident has over 2 million views.

“The actions of those featured in the video do not reflect the greater number of DeSoto ISD students and staff,” the school district wrote in a statement. “The District makes it clear that it does not condone or condone the behavior that took place during the incident and that all parties will be held accountable to the fullest extent of the District’s ability to resolve the issue.”

Cardi B steps in to join the wave of people condemning the incident.

“This disgusting generation is truly lost,” the “Bodak Yellow” rapper wrote in a quote-tweet of the video. “I went to school with a lot of gangstas and no matter what, they never got their hands on a teacher.”

In an updated March 10 statement, the school district said he plans to start spring break earlier take the time to assess the incident.

“DeSoto ISD is working to reset campus culture and behavior, and refocus our system on effective student teaching, learning, and academic and social development,” the statement read.

The school district went on to mention several rule changes that will be in place when students return from spring break, including no cell phones during the school day.

Soto Police will investigate the incident to ensure the “safety and security” of students and staff, according to a press release.

Mariah Rush is a national real-time reporter. She graduated from the University of Notre Dame and previously worked for the Chicago Tribune, the Tampa Bay Times and the Philadelphia Inquirer.


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