Rapper Azealia Banks has accused Hollywood actor Russell Crowe of assaulting her and throwing racial slurs at her at a party in Beverly Hills. Sources say that Banks attended the party which was hosted by Crowe, but aside from that the details differ depending on who you believe!
Reports say that an “erratic” Banks hit out at her fellow guests, calling them “boring white men” while mocking their taste in music. She apparently even threatened guests by saying:
However, it seems Crowe may have taken action against the unruly party-guest, with Banks claiming that he “called me a n****r, choked me, threw me out and spat at me,” adding, “The men in the room allowed it to happen. I feel terrible today.”
A rep for the rapper says that Azealia was left “tremendously distraught and disheartened” by her ordeal. The rep added:
Crowe has yet to comment on the incident, but Wu-Tang Clan rapper The Rza, who invited Banks to the party, says that Crowe never used any racial slurs and that it was actually Banks who uttered the N-word!
Photo Credit: REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/Tom Watkins/Rex Features
Join our list
Subscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox.