Rapper Azealia Banks is claiming she was assaulted by actor Russell Crowe Saturday night. The 25-year-old rapper sparked headlines after posting on her Facebook page her version of the alleged chain of events.
“To recap my night, I went to a party at Russell crowe’s (sic) suite, at which he called me a n****r, choked me, threw me out and spat at me.,” she wrote. “The men in the room allowed it to happen. I feel terrible today,” Banks continued.
Banks’ post has since been deleted, but eyewitnesses are coming forward with opposing accounts.
TMZ reports, that while at a small dinner in Crowe’s Beverly Hills Hotel room, Banks insulted his music selection then proceeded to go on a rant about breaking glass and stabbing people until the actor grabbed her and carried her out of the suite.
As to how Banks and Crowe ended up in the same room, it is being reported that the Oscar winner invited about 10 people over for dinner, including rapper RZA, who brought Banks.
Crowe has yet to comment on the incident.