Cardi B Totally Faked Out VMA Viewers Who Thought They Would Catch A Glimpse Of Baby Kulture ????

Channeling her inner sprite in a pixie cut and a high-slit, plunging velvet-fuchsia colored gown by Nicolas Jebran, Rapper Cardi B, in her first appearance since the birth of her baby girl, Kulture teased the MTV Video Music Awards’ crowd with a “little surprise… .” 

In the award show’s opener, Cardi B, with her back to the crowd and on a darkened stage, turns around as the lights come up to reveal a light pink swaddled up blanket, cuddled close to her body, igniting the hopes of many dying to catch a glimpse of the “Empress’s” new little bundle of joy with Rapper Offset. 

Instead, what she offered was a lame joke about a slow internet connection that fell flat and the revelation of a Moon Man ensconced in the soft pink blankie.

Here’s the full clip:

And it looks like some fans (and media outlets) were fooled—much to their disappointment:

And though, Cardi no doubt liked it like that—many knew the Bodak Yellow rapper better than that:

Most people had fun with it— though Cardi did seem to ignite a little debate as to why she’s even teasing fans if she doesn’t want to share.

H/T: Twitter, Cosmopolitan