Azealia Banks’ Twitter Account Suspended after Racist and Homophobic Comments

By now, you will have heard all about the shocking comments that Azealia Banks made to Zayn Malik.

Now the ‘212’ rapper has paid the price and has had her Twitter account suspended after she tweeted a string of offensive and aggressive tweets directed at singer, Zayn Malik.

Her tweets referenced Zayn’s heritage multiple times as she used homophobic and racist terms in what seemed to be a one-sided argument.  Not only has she been suspended from Twitter, but the rapper has now been dropped from her headline slot at London’s Born & Bred Festival:

Azealia’s Twitter page has now been suspended. Azealia Banks' Twitter Account Suspended after Racist and Homophobic Comments 1Azealia in April of 2016, was in some hot water after tweeting statements about Sarah Palin, stating the politician deserved to be “gang rapped”.

Twitter has yet to release a statement but they do have strict guidelines to help prevent abuse.

Their rules state that any account who is harassing others or making violent threats is to be “temporarily locked and/or subject to permanent suspension.

Official Twitter rules state that “You may not promote violence against or directly attack or threaten other people on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religious affiliation, age, disability, or disease.

Banks has a long past of problems with other celebrities such as Iggy Azalea, T.I, Lil Kim, Nicki Minaj, Rito Ora, A$AP Rocky, Dominique, Diplo and even her own management team.

What do you think about Twitter’s response to Azealia’s actions? Let us know in the comments below or tweet us @CelebMix!

Written by Laura

25, Marvel nerd, wine lover