What Did Azaelia Banks Say To Get Banned From Twitter? Zayn Malik's Fans Weren't Happy
She's known for her controversial tweets. This week, Twitter suspended her account. What did Azealia Banks say to get banned from Twitter? Singer Zayn Malik and actor Skai Jackson were the focus of her comments, CNN reported.
On Tuesday, Banks posted on Instagram to highlight similarities between one of her own music videos and Malik's video for "Like I Would," according to The Atlantic. She captioned the collage, "D*mn Zayn be mood boarding the f*ck of out me .. I'm not mad about this though. Zayn is a cutie pie." That same day, Malik tweeted, "No lies ... I see you reaching but I don't care ️" and, two minutes later, "My @'s too good for you." Banks seemed to interpret both as being directed at her. She proceeded to call Malik everything from a "wannabe beiber" to "curry scented b*tch." The tweets included both racist and homophobic statements. Disney actor Skai Jackson attempted to stand up for Malik by tweeting, "Azealia Banks needs to simmer down a little," CNN reported. Us Weekly preserved Banks' response to Jackson:
After receiving backlash for the tweets, Banks issued the following statement about why she wrote what she wrote about Malik, The Atlantic reported:
Azealia Banks needs to simmer down a little— Skai Jackson ♛ (@skaijackson) May 10, 2016
Banks also attempted to justify her response to 14-year-old Bunk'd star Jackson, according to Vulture:
After Twitter suspended her account, Banks responded on Instagram Thursday:
Jackson and Malik seem to have moved on. Malik didn't tweet anything as of Thursday afternoon, while Jackson seemed to be having a happy day:
It is unclear if and when Banks' Twitter account will be restored.