Annalu Cardoso is a Brazilian model with some racy pictures splashed across the internet, but now she is perhaps best known as the woman who came between Kylie Jenner and Tyga.
The 23-year-old model was reportedly hooking up with Tyga over the course of the last several months, all while he was dating the youngest of the Kardashian/Jenner clan.
Sources say that Annalu Cardoso met Tyga on the set of his show, Kinging’ with Tyga, and the two sparked up a relationship from there.
“Tyga is very careful and waits until Kylie is out of the country,” an insider told Us Weekly, adding that the pair met on a video shoot, and then she showed up in an episode of his show. “He would text her and ask how she was doing, casual conversation. Then he started asking her to send pics and to meet up. They hooked up a couple of times, but for the most part they would just hang out.”
They two allegedly started hooking up just after Kylie turned 17, but Annalu remained willfully ignorant about their relationship.
“She never wanted to ask because he was acting like someone who didn’t have a girlfriend, so she thought those were just rumors,” the source told Us Weekly. “It didn’t feel like it was her place to ask him about Kylie and she didn’t really follow any stories about Tyga.”
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While Annalu Cardoso is not a big name outside of modeling circles, her pictures have gotten quite popular. Her Instagram page, which includes many racy shots, has attracted tons of attention and thousands of new followers in the past few days.
This is actually the second time this week that Tyga has been accused of running around on Kylie Jenner. Just a few days before, 14-year-old model Molly O’Malia was identified in news reports as another alleged love interest. Reports claimed that the two “hooked up” and that Tyga had been sending her inappropriate messages.
But O’Malia, who to that point had been anonymous, came forward to say there was no physical relationship and that the messages originated from Tyga.
“The truth is that Tyga contacted me first. He direct messaged me on Instagram. I knew who he was but I was surprised that he was contacting me,” she said in a statement (via the Daily Beast). “I thought that it could possibly be about my music, but he did not mention that in his initial communication with me. I thought that was strange, but I was thinking he would bring that up in his next message to me. However, he didn’t mention it in the next message.”
The incident could cause more than embarrassment for Tyga. Molly O’Malia has teamed up with big-name lawyer Gloria Allred, and Philly.com said it’s likely that legal action could be on the way. Tyga hasn’t said much about the incident, and there are conflicting reports as to whether the two had broken up.
Whatever happened between Tyga and Annalu Cardoso, it is now in the past. The two split up when Tyga grew suspicious that Kylie would find out, but he and Cardoso still remained in contact.
“He used to find a way to see her, and that stopped,” a source told Hollywood Life. “They never officially stopped seeing each other, but she’s stopped talking to him.”
More pictures of Annalu Cardoso can be found here.
[Image via Instagram/Annalu Cardoso]