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Azealia Banks's Twitter Account Has Been Suspended Following Racist Zayn Malik Slurs

It was only a matter of time tbh.

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Azealia Banks's Twitter account appears to have been officially suspended following a string of abusive messages made by the star this week.

Let's be honest, her Twitter game has always been somewhat controversial, whether it's slating Iggy Azalea...

...or the LGBT community – she once tweeted then deleted this:

LGBT community (GGGG) are like the gay white KKK's. Get them some pink hoods and unicorns and let them rally down rodeo drive.

But this week things got really out of hand. It began with her accusing Zayn Malik of copying one of her music videos.

Who of course had something to say about it.

Then things really escalated, as Banks hit back with a racist and homophobic rant.

It then led to 14-year-old Disney star Skai Jackson saying what we were all thinking.

Azealia Banks needs to simmer down a little😶😂

Which resulted in Banks then turning on her.

Which backfired.

She also threw some negative comments about the UK rap scene into the mix.

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So to top off the week she had a slot at London festival Born & Bred cancelled because reps for the event "celebrate inclusivity and equality".

Banks tried to make amends by deleting the Zayn tweets.

She wrote a string of messages stating: "I love to disturb people because only by disturbing them I can make them think." And she claimed she only slammed the former One Direction star to "remind him that we're both in the same boat in this industry and people of color".

Banks also claimed Skai Jackson's tweets were actually made by the teenager's mother and said that was why she also targeted her.

But it didn't stop people from calling for Twitter to suspend her account.

Everybody should report Azealia Banks for her homophobic and racial abuse. I did! Sue should have her account suspended

Dear @twitter. How can you allow racist #onlineabuse ? @AZEALIABANKS should have her account suspended. Or do u turn a blind eye for profit?

9 hours later and Azealia Banks is still going with the highly offensive tweets. Surely @twitter should have suspended her account by now?

And now this is what happens when you click on her account.

It is not clear yet if Twitter deactivated her account and she has lost it for good or if she deleted it herself.
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It is not clear yet if Twitter deactivated her account and she has lost it for good or if she deleted it herself.

This isn't the first time Banks has left the site.

Back in 2012 she took a break after she got involved in a number of similar feuds. And earlier this year she actually deleted her account, signing off with this tweet: "Ok, today, i'm finally making the decision to eject from social media. american media culture is honestly so fucking disgusting and junky."

But not long afterwards, she returned.

Maybe this time it will be for good.

A Twitter spokesperson told BuzzFeed they did not comment on individual accounts for security and privacy reasons.

BuzzFeed has requested a comment from Banks's reps.