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Russell Crowe Won't Be Charged in Azealia Banks Hotel Incident

Russell Crowe will not be charged after removing Azealia Banks from his Beverly Hills Hotel suite back in October. The district attorney said his actions were justified, TMZ reports.

It was reported at the time that Russell physically removed her from his hotel room after she made threats. Azealia also alleged that Russell made derogatory comments and choked her. It was later confirmed that Russell spit at Azealia during the incident.

The L.A. County D.A.’s Office interviewed people who witnessed the incident and they confirmed Azealia was hurling racial slurs and was aggressive. Russell was “justified to prevent the imminent violence threatened by Banks,” and the spitting was “incidental to preventing more serious threatened violence.”

VIDEO: Tom Cruise's 'The Mummy' Reboot Trailer Debuts!

The first full-length trailer for Tom Cruise and Sofia Boutella‘s The Mummy reboot just debuted!

Here’s a synopsis: Thought safely entombed in a tomb deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess (Boutella) whose destiny was unjustly taken from her is awakened in our current day, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia and terrors that defy human comprehension.

The film hits theaters on June 9, 2017 and also stars Annabelle Wallis, Jake Johnson, Courtney B. Vance, and Russell Crowe.

If you didn’t know, The Mummy reboot is the first in the reported “monster franchise.” Tom is expected to not only star in The Mummy films, but other “monster” crossover films as well!

Watch the trailer below…


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VIDEO: Tom Cruise's 'The Mummy' Gets First Look Teaser & Poster!

Here’s your first look at Tom Cruise in the reboot of The Mummy!

The film also stars Sofia Boutella, Annabelle Wallis, Jake Johnson, Courtney B. Vance, and Russell Crowe.

Here’s a synopsis: Thought safely entombed in a tomb deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess (Boutella) whose destiny was unjustly taken from her is awakened in our current day, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia and terrors that defy human comprehension.

Stay tuned – the full length trailer debuts this Sunday! The film hits theaters on June 9, 2017.

Azealia Banks Tearfully Talks About Alleged Russell Crowe Assault (Video)

Azealia Banks broke down in tears while discussing her alleged assault by Russell Crowe in a new interview with Access Hollywood.

The 25-year-old rapper opened up about her side of the story of what happened when she was in hotel room with Russell and how her friend RZA didn’t defend her.

“Every time, every time something like this happens I’m always like being blamed for like wanting this kind of attention. Like who the f–k wants to tell somebody they got spat on? You know, that’s humiliating. And I’m just like really, really humiliated,” Azealia said.

Azealia says that Russell mocked her career during the six-hour dinner and that he choked her, picked her up, and threw her out of the room after she had an altercation with a woman at the party.


Azealia Banks Tells Her Side Of Alleged Russell Crowe Assault

Azealia Banks Tells Her Side of Russell Crowe Story: 'He's Got Beer Belly & Jowls'

Azealia Banks is telling her side of the story after Russell Crowe kicked her out of his hotel room in an incident this past weekend.

The 25-year-old rapper alleges that she told one of Russell‘s friends his upcoming movie would suck.

“I don’t know, maybe Russell was supposed to be in that movie. But then Russell turns to me, and he was like, ‘Hey, you haven’t done anything in your career, and you’re so young, and you don’t know what you’re talking about. You don’t know what you’re talking about, you haven’t done anything in your career, blah, blah, blah.’ I was confused, I’m just like, wait, is he joking, is he serious? But I keep it light, and I’m just like, ‘OK, well, you’re not poppin’ anymore. Your best days are behind you, Russell Crowe. Nobody’s checking for Russell Crowe right now,’” she recalled to Us Weekly. “Like, I could just see him boiling. And he was just trying to, like, figure out how he was going to get me out of here. I even started putting on my shoes at that point.”

Azealia alleges that Russell used a derogatory word and assaulted her, but she also confirmed she’s not going to be pressing charges anymore.

“Even if I were being erratic, you should have enough sense to have me escorted out properly…and keep your hands and your spit to yourself.” RZA came to Russell‘s defense, but did confirm he spit on Azealia during the altercation.

Azealia got in one last dig in the interview, saying, “I’ve got youth and beauty, and he’s got beer belly and jowls! I got music. I got music, and I got youth.”

RZA Defends Russell Crowe in Azealia Banks Dispute, Confirms Russell Spit at Azealia

RZA is weighing in on Azealia Banks dispute with Russell Crowe, which occurred in a hotel room over the weekend.

Azealia was brought to Russell‘s room by RZA, and while there, she claims Russell assaulted her when he forcibly removed her from the room when she became violent.

“I invited her to meet me at the BHH Polo Lounge. Yet I head also planned on spending some time with my Buddy RC in his suite so I ask him can she join. He says “cool Bobby” so I invited her. Before the night is over Azealia is insulting half the room she becomes loud and obnoxious. There was nothing funny about her behavior. I felt a little embarrassed because she was my guest. Still verbal abuse can be tolerated but when it goes physical…” RZA wrote on Facebook. “Azealia threaten to cut a girl in the face with a glass, then actually grabs a glass and physically attacks for no logical reason. Russell blocked the attack and expelled her from the suite. Seeing is believing and I saw her behave as an obnoxious erratic individual and in the circles I frequent this was unprecedented. I was totally puzzles by her and thought maybe meds or booze or something had her zoned out.”

In addition, RZA went on TMZ Live and confirmed that Russell did not choke Azealia or call her anything derogatory. He did spit at her.

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.

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