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Azealia Banks Responds to Russell Crowe Incident in New Statement

Azealia Banks has released a statement via her friend Raymani Zaloumis-Steele‘s Twitter account about the incident with Russell Crowe over the weekend at his hotel.

“Azealia is tremendously distraught and disheartened. She is shell shocked… and will speak out on the incident once she has had time to process the brutality and abuse she was unjustly subjected to,” Raymani tweeted, which Azealia then posted on her official Facebook page.

“I have receipts. Stay tuned,” Azealia also posted on Facebook. “hi I’m taking the day off from my shopify and depop because I’m really not doing well right now. I be back on it tomorrow I hope you understand,” Azealia added later.

Azealia was apparently removed from Russell‘s hotel room over the weekend after making threats. Azealia alleges she was assaulted and was called a derogatory word by Russell. Azealia has filed a battery report against Russell with the police. Russell has yet to make any official statement, but we’ve reached out to his reps for comment.

Azealia Banks Files Battery Report Against Russell Crowe After Hotel Incident

Azealia Banks filed a battery report against Russell Crowe with the Beverly Hills Police Department on Sunday (October 16) after their incident in a hotel suite.

The 25-year-old rapper originally demanded Russell apologize for apparently physically removing her from his hotel room after she made threats.

Russell “bear-hugged” Azealia and forced her out of the room, and apparently refuses to apologize because he doesn’t think he did anything wrong, TMZ reports.

“You would love it if I broke my glass, stabbed you guys in the throat, and blood would squirt everywhere like some real Tarantino s***,” Azealia is reported to have told guests.

Statements were taken from guests, and her behavior was called “erratic.” Azealia claims Russell choked her, hurled slurs at her, and more.

Russell Crowe Kicks Azealia Banks Out of Hotel Suite, She Accuses Him of Assault

Rapper Azealia Banks is accusing actor Russell Crowe of assaulting her and hurling expletives at her while at a party over the weekend.

“To recap my night, I went to a part[y] at Russell crowes suite, at which he called me a n*****, choked me, threw me out and spat at me. Last night was one of the hardest nights of sleep I’ve had in a long time. The men in the room allowed it to happen. I feel terrible today,” Azealia wrote on her Facebook in a now deleted status update.

“And just weak as f*ck man. I want to f*cking die,” Azealia wrote later.

Gossip Cop is reporting that Russell had about 10 people over, and Azealia tagged along with rapper RZA. Azealia apparently called some of the people “boring white men,” and threatened to stab them. Russell threw Azealia out after she reached for a glass. She was removed from the hotel property by security.

Azealia Banks Issues Apology After Making Racist Statements

Azealia Banks has taken to her Instagram to issue an apology for the offensive remarks made towards Zayn Malik.

“Dear World, Now that the immediacy of the infamous incident has worn off, I’ve had some time to decompress & take a more rational assessment of things. I want to extend my sincerest apologies to the world. Employing racial/sexual slurs/stereotypes in attempts to make fun of or degrade another person or group is absolutely unacceptable and is not fair or fun for anyone. Allowing my anger to get the best of me, I’ve managed to insult millions of people without reason. And for that I give my deepest apologies,” the 24-year-old rapper wrote on her account.

Azealia was banned from Twitter for her racist and homophobic remarks. Azealia also was in a Twitter feud with Disney star Skai Jackson last week.

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Azealia Banks Suspended From Twitter After Racist Statements Against Zayn Malik

Azealia Banks has been suspended from Twitter for her use of racist insults directed at Zayn Malik earlier in the week.

If you try to click on Azealia‘s former page, you’ll get a message that reads, “This account has been suspended. Learn more about why Twitter suspends accounts, or return to your timeline.”

After realizing she had offended some of her followers, Azealia apologized for offending people, but was not sorry for anything she actually said.

No word from Twitter when Azealia will be allowed back on the social media site.

Azealia Banks Removed From Music Festival, Reacts on Twitter & Offers Explanation

Azealia Banks has been dropped as a headliner from the Born & Bred Festival after going on a racist and homophobic rant against Zayn Malik.

“We have decided to cancel Azealia Banks’ headline appearance at Rinse | Born & Bred Festival. We celebrate inclusivity and equality,” the festival wrote on Twitter.

After hearing the news, Azealia wrote, “Most of the people coming to this on my day were only coming for me.”

Azealia later took to Twitter to explain that she’s not sorry for anything she said, but she apologized for those who took offense.

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Azealia Banks Accuses Zayn Malik of Plagiarism, He Responds

Azealia Banks has accused Zayn Malik of plagiarizing her “Yung Rapunxel video for his just released “Like I Would” video.

“So flattered by Zayn‘s #YUNGRAPUNXEL style !!!!! 😻💋❤️,” the 24-year-old rapper tweeted late Monday night (May 9).

“Reminds me of when Gigi hadid called herself slay-Z after I’d already come up with it. Gigi and Zayn r really big Azealia Banks fans. 😇,” Azealia continued.

On Instagram, she posted a side by side of stills from their videos, plus photos of their matching tattoos. “Damn Zayn be mood boarding the f–k of out me 😳.. I’m not mad about this though. Zayn is a cutie pie,” she captioned the pic.

Zayn later responded by saying, “No lies … I see you reaching but I don’t care… My @’s too good for you.”

Azealia then went off on a racist and homophobic rant against Zayn. Beware of graphic content before reading all of the tweets.

After Azealia went off on Zayn, Disney Channel star Skai Jackson said that the rapper needed to simmer down. The two ladies then got into a feud on Twitter.

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