Cardi B opens up about balancing work and motherhood

The rapper and Bronx native also discussed why she decided to skip out performing at this year's Super Bowl halftime show.
4:37 | 02/04/19

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to cardi B, making a splash in Atlanta and getting candid in a one-on-one interview on everything from motherhood and marriage, to why she turned down the halftime show and how she made our T.J. Holmes blush. You have been teasing us about it. Come on, bring it. Reporter: I had to leave some of that stuff on the cutting room floor. Right now, cardi B, Atlanta, the game itself, football players are supposed to be the big stars. She was no doubt giving everybody a run for their money. She was a huge draw here in Atlanta. She admitted to me, all that success and being in demand has taken a toll on her personal life. ?????? Reporter: Cardi B may have turned down the halftime show. But she was still center stage during super bowl week with nothing short of six appearances in Atlanta. Even new England patriots owner Robert Kraft was caught up in cardi B's orbit. She got a chance to shine during the big game as the new face of Pepsi. Cardi B seems to have been everywhere, lately, but home I feel like -- I don't know, I did the parties when I was young. You are young, you're still young. I'm 26 now. I worked almost 24 hours. I'm a mom. At 26. Hey, listen, life changed like that. When you have a baby. Yeah. Her daughter 6-year-old culture didn't join mommy's work trip to Atlanta. How are you balancing that? It's hard. Her future is going to be so secure. Right now, I got to be in my grind. I'll have my kids. You're going to have my kids? Yes. ?????? Reporter: And things aren't slowing down. Next up, another high-profile gig performing at the grammys where she's nominated for five awards. She admits performances put a strain on her marriage. How important is it to you that family unit stick together? I always feel like it's important to have like a two-parent household. Oh, you can date and find another man. It's like, I can. I can find anybody I want. Sometimes I feel people want me for cardi B. I did a video that I'm not with this guy anymore. I got all these male celebs in my dms, let's go to dinner. I'm in L.A. Famous dudes dm'ing you about dates. It's not as easy as you think. You can do this, you can do that. It's like, honey. Even though she performed plenty in Atlanta she skipped a chance to take the stage for the halftime show. Under what circumstance would have performed at the halftime show? Hire my friend back. Why was this so important and such an uproar. It means so much to you? He's standing up for minorities. They need to understand why he stood up for us. It's crazy. Now, she didn't have any criticism for the artists who did perform in the show. For me it wasn't something that I wanted to do. On that Pepsi ad you saw, she actually held back a little bit. She was a little nervous working with a big brand like Pepsi. She said next time we'll get more about cardi B. What made you blush. In the first script that I had, there was something in there about her dating that had me I have to leave it there. We'll be right back. Good morning on this

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