Love & Hip Hop star Cardi B didn’t have the BEST childhood, and she’s been OPEN about it. She grew up in poverty in the Bronx, and she started stripping at 18.

But new images of Cardi, from when she was just 12, show that here was a LOT going on in her life even back then. The images show Cardi wearing very INAPPROPRIATE outfits for a little girl.

Luckily, Cardi made it out of the hood and is in a GOOD PLACE in her life. She has a successful rap career, she’s a TV and internet star And she seemed honestly happy