Azealia Banks tweets about former One Direction member, Zayn Malik, copying her work and gets suspended from Twitter.
Investigation is ongoing about the talented rapper and song writer’s tweets, causing her to be suspended from social media.
Banks, who recently endorsed Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, is been accused of racist rant against Zayn Malik and a 14-year-old Disney star, Skai Jackson. In one of Banks tweets, she explained why used hashed words on Malik and also added that she was referring to Skai Jackson’s mother, not the teenager herself.
“I had to remind him that we were both in this industry and people of color,” Banks wrote, referring to Malik who “feels too good to acknowledge her”.
The 24-year-old rapper was dropped from her headlining slot at a British musical festival because she said British rappers “never have swag”, which everyone knows about. And now, Banks is likely to be banned from entering the UK.
Home Office, who is investigating the case, said in a statement issued to NME that, “Coming to the UK is a privilege, and we expect those who come here to respect our shared values. The Home Secretary has the power to exclude an individual if she considers that his or her presence in the UK is not conducive to the public good or if their exclusion is justified on public policy grounds.”
Why is a black person banned for expressing his or her opinion on social media? Twitter has many accounts which support racism, Confederation symbols and KKK ideas, so why do they have such response on Banks’ comments? Maybe freedom of speech is not just free for everybody.
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