Singer Azealia Banks has launched a GoFundMe fundraiser to boost cash for a lawsuit against Kiwi actor Russell Crowe.
The would-be swimsuit is over an incident at Russell Crowe’s Beverly Hills lodge suite in 2016, during which Crowe reportedly forcibly eliminated Azealia Banks from a celebration.
She claimed on Facebook that through the altercation, he known as her the n-word, choked her and spat on her.
Wu-Tang Clan rapper RZA – who attended the occasion with Banks – disputed her model of occasions, and says Banks was verbally abusive and threatened to chop one of many girls within the room. However, he has since confirmed in an interview that Russell Crowe had spit at her.
Now, almost two years on, Banks is in search of $100,000 by GoFundMe to sue Crowe. At the time of writing, the web page as raised US $2898 in 9 days.
In the web page’s description, she writes: “Russell Crowe spit on me at a celebration in 2016 and denied it, had a gaggle of individuals gaslight me inflicting irreparable harm to my performing profession and my popularity in addition to a great deal of emotional harm.”
She additionally promised that “no matter cash comes of this shall be donated to ocean clear up charities”.
“This is not a few massive pay day for me, it is about letting the world know that black girls are victims to the identical kind of disgusting violence males in Hollywood deal out to girls and it is essential to ship a message that black girls additionally deserve justice and can get justice in these conditions.
“Crowe known as me a n*****, choked me, and spat on me… if I have been a white singer he would not have even thought of laying a finger on me. So many issues like this occur within the leisure business and it is time that ALL these perpetrators get reprimanded so that they STOP this violent conduct!”
Los Angeles prosecutors on the time mentioned they’d not cost Crowe over the scuffle, with a prosecutor figuring out jury would possible “discover [that] the bodily escort out of the room was justified to forestall the upcoming violence threatened by Banks”.