The Gladiator actor “called me a nigger”, Banks claims following an alleged incident at a party on Saturday night.

Azealia Banks has accused Russell Crowe of assaulting her this weekend in a series of since-deleted Facebook posts.

According to TMZ, Banks was at a party in Crowe’s hotel room in LA on Saturday night (October 15), when the reported altercation took place.

Banks added that she felt “weak as fuck” and wanted “to die” following the incident. “I just feel so low and mishandled and alone and fucking depressed right now,” she continued. “I wish I had someone to beat him up for me.”

TMZ reports that Banks was brought along to a party in Russell Crowe’s Beverly Hills Hotel suite by Wu-Tang Clan rapper RZA but trouble started when she began poking fun at Crowe’s music selection, allegedly calling him and another guest “boring white men.” When a female guest jumped in to defend Crowe and asked Banks to rein in her comments, Banks reportedly launched a tirade against the room, threatening violence, while Crowe remained calm.

Neither Crowe nor Banks have shed any light on the incident as yet, however Banks did write a cryptic post on Facebook this morning that reads: “I have receipts. Stay tuned.” FACT has reached out to Azealia Banks’ representative for comment. [via Dazed]

UPDATE: Azealia has filed a battery report with the Beverly Hill Police Department, TMZ reports. She has since deleted her initial Facebook post bringing attention to the incident.



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