Cardi B has revealed she feels “hopeless” to comfort her grieving husband Offset following the tragic death of his cousin Takeoff.
Migos member Takeoff was just 28 when he was shot dead outside a bowling alley in Houston earlier this month.
Cardi, 30, who has been married to Offset since 2017 The Neighborhood Conversation the couple’s “hearts have been so heavy” as they negotiate their future without Takeoff.
Devastating: Cardi B has revealed she feels “hopeless” comforting her grieving husband Offset following the tragic death of his cousin Takeoff (pictured at Takeoff’s funeral on Nov. 11)
She said, “We live our lives normally, but deep down our hearts have been so heavy.
“I feel like if I talked about — the internet is so insensitive — how we really feel, what assholes really went through, you’d all start saying, ‘Oh sympathy.’
“We don’t want sympathy. We’re not a charity but no lie, I’ve felt so hopeless trying to make my husband happy, trying to give him a smile.”
The Bodak Yellow hitmaker spoke of the pain of seeing her husband “randomly cry” before attempting to “divert his mind” as he mourns the loss of his cousin.
RIP: Migos member Takeoff was just 28 when he was shot dead outside a Houston bowling alley earlier this month
She added that it’s now been a month since Takeoff’s death that people are “starting to feel more comfortable trying to be funny.”
Offset previously revealed the depth of his pain over the loss of Takeoff when he broke his silence about his bandmate’s death in an emotional message.
The rapper wrote about waking up from a sleep hoping the ordeal is all “a dream” – only to realize it’s a reality.
The grieving musician expressed his desire to cuddle, laugh, smoke and perform one last time with his late cousin, asking him to “give me a little sign in the future.”
“Dear Take, the pain you have caused me is unbearable. My heart is broken and I have so much to say but I can’t find the words. I’ve gone to sleep and woke up hoping this is all a dream, but it’s reality, and the reality feels like a nightmare.
“Every time you saw me, you didn’t give me a dap, you gave me a hug. I wish I could hug you one last time. Smile one last time. Smoke one last time. Run one last time.
“I know someone with a soul like yours is in heaven right now. I hope you can see how much we love and miss you. You left a hole in my heart that will never be filled. Give me strength, give strength to your brothers, give strength to your family.
Missed” Cardi, 30, who has been married to Offset since 2017, told The Neighborhood Talk the couple had “hearts so heavy” as they negotiate their future without Takeoff (pictured December 2021)
“Even though I know you will always be with us, give me a small sign or a beautiful dream. I love you forever, 4L and beyond.”
The post, which included videos and photos of the late rapper, was captioned, “Dear Take, it doesn’t feel real posting you like this….
“This still doesn’t feel like reality. I’ve searched for the right words to say, but none are enough. Until we meet again, Rest In Power. I love you’.
Offset and cousin Quavo took the stage at Takeoff’s funeral at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.
According to Drake, he delivered an emotional eulogy comparing himself and Migos to the Rat Pack TMZ. Meanwhile, top stars including Justin Bieber and Chloe Bailey delivered musical performances in memory of Takeoff.
‘Throw me a little sign’: Offset recalled his late cousin in an emotional post
Memories: The post featured this video and was titled, “Dear Take, it doesn’t feel right posting you like this….”
Mourners gathered at the State Farm Arena, including Offset’s wife Cardi B, who hid her eyes behind huge sunglasses as she sat in the audience.
In a short social media clip of Drake’s eulogy, he was seen greeting Takeoff as “forever balanced.” Every time he took off his sunglasses, he had something I loved — no matter what was going on around us, he always squinted a little, but like his eyes were wide open.”
Offset found himself bursting into tears as he gave a speech in memory of his cousin, who he said “changed the culture of music forever.”
Footage of the speech posted to TikTok showed Offset repeatedly becoming too overwhelmed with emotion to continue, only for the audience to applaud and cheer him on.
He begged God to give him and his family “strength,” saying, “I don’t want to question you, God, I just don’t get it. I don’t understand you sometimes.’
Offset and cousin Quavo took the stage at Takeoff’s funeral at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia