Azealia Banks Claims Racist Neighbor Pulled Gun on Her, Pleads for Help
Azealia Banks says she was just in a dangerous situation.
In the early hours of Wednesday morning (Feb. 5), the New York rapper made an alarming plea on social media, crying in a series of videos on her Instagram Story as she begged for help. According to Banks, a racist neighbor brandished a gun and threatened to use it because of her loud music.
"This is the second time my neighbor pulled a gun on me and he's threatening to fucking shoot me," Banks said between tears. "He's like this racist...'cause I keep playing the music. He just thinks I'm some random bitch."
As she gives out her address to her over 600,000 followers, Banks explains that she was scared to call the police for help because she's Black.
"I know the cops are gonna take his side," Banks cried. "I'm like the only Black girl on this street. I don't think anybody knows who I am."
Following the videos, a seemingly-calmer Banks uploaded a series of text photos on her Story and admitted that she needs to calm down in similar situations.
"Guns are scary as fuck but I need to calm down and understand that people who brandish weapons won't really shoot them," the rapper wrote with a rolling eyes emoji. "What kind of man pulls out a gun to intimidate a single woman who lives at home alone ???? Fucking Yuck. Just pray I get some sleep this mornin I have a long day tomorrow. Love you all, thanks to everyone who came to check on me and everyone for being super vigilant about this."
You can read her full posts for yourself below.
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