The she said, they said drama between Azealia Banks and Russell Crowe has taken another turn. Barely a week after it was announced that she was planning to sign with RZA, she has decided not to take the deal because she feels like he “betrayed” her, now she’s speaking out in detail about what happened that night with Russell Crowe.
For the most part, Banks confirmed some of the things witnesses claimed happened that night, such as she threatened to cut him and a guest. She claims that Crowe smoked marijuana and drank a cocktail of vodka, whisky and moonshine that night and that things started to shift after his presumed “girlfriend” saw the two laughing and “flirting.”
“So the party goes on. But there was one girl who I guess was his girlfriend. She gets next to me and I guess this is just her chance to try and size me up and see what I’m about. And she’s in my ear and she’s like, ‘Yeah, Russell thinks you’re so hot.’ And I was like, ‘Oh, really? Well that’s on you girl.’ You know, I’m not here for that.”
Banks then went on to say that Crowe’s attitude “switched” after she insulted an aspiring horror film director who was also a guest at the part:
“He was like, ‘Well you know what? You’re young and you’ve never done anything in your career so you don’t know what you’re talking about.’ I’m a little offended but I was still keeping it light. I was like, ‘Your best days are behind you.’”
That’s when a woman stepped in to “defend” Crowe, and after the two had an exchanged of words, Banks claimed Crowe interrupted her and called her the N-word.
“Then Russell turns to me and he goes, ‘Well, you wouldn’t even get close enough to get the chance, n*****.’ And he says the word n***** so, like, quietly, under his breath. He calls me a n*****, and then grabs me, picks me up, he chokes me by the throat, picks me up, throws me out of the room and then spits on me.”
This is where guest claimed she raised her glass in an attempt to throw it, then Crowe bear hugged her and escorted her out the room. After being escorted off the property by hotel security, Banks went to the LAPD and filed a battery report against Crowe. The LAPD has taken Banks’ statement and are looking to speak to Crowe next.
Early this morning (Oct. 19) Banks posted a photo of herself on Instagram stating that this is the last time she will be in the news for anything negative and she’s dropping a “So Ghetto” freestyle later today. See that post below.
Source: The Sun