Azealia Banks was recently caught on video in a heated exchange with a flight attendant, which ended in her calling him a “f—-t.” After receiving some heated backlash, she took to Twitter to clear the air. She apologized to her fans and said that she was felt that she was in danger due to her past as a victim of domestic violence. The “Heavy Metal And Reflective” rapper then attributed the backlash to the media trying to control the way black women express themselves. Read her responses below.
<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>Because the fans saw how those men were handling me. The fans know that I'm 5'2, 106 llbs and was genuinely terrified in that moment.</p>— AZEALIABANKS (@AZEALIABANKS) <a href=”https://twitter.com/AZEALIABANKS/status/646503381981224960″>September 23, 2015</a></blockquote>