This wreck all started when Azealia Banks took a fake Sarah Palin article as fact. Inthe satirical article, Mama Grizzly was quoted as saying that black people liked being slaves. Instead of using her fingers to Google to see if the article was real, Azealia Banks used her fingers to tweet out some potent messiness. Azealia dropped (and later deleted) these air kisses to Sarah Palin on Twitter:
Sarah Palin’s kind of like Bloody Mary. When you mention her three times on social media, she’ll pop up. But instead of cutting your face through the mirror, she’ll do you worse. She’ll write a long ass response and milk the situation like Bristol Palin milking a raw peen. Sarah wrote a long open letter to Azalea Banks on Facebookwhere she started off with some hip Mama Grizzy talk:
Hey Female Rapper – listen up, little darling. No one has any idea what you’re wigging out about in these bizarre, violent rants against me, but you’re obviously not exercising enough intelligence to acknowledge you’ve been sucked into believing some fake interview in which I supposedly offered comments representing the antithesis of my truth.
In this life, you’re blessed to have been given an influential platform. So have I. Why don’t we strengthen both our platforms and work together on something worthwhile – like condemning racism, along with empowering young women to defend themselves against a most misogynist, degrading, devastating assault perpetrated by evil men – rape.
Thanks. And now I’ll go through my young daughter’s playlist to make sure there hasn’t been any inadvertent addition of any anti-woman, pro-rape garbage that you seem to endorse, which perpetuates the cultural challenges we face in America. I encourage other parents to do the same.
God bless you Ms. Banks, as you consider a change of heart.
Azealia wrote a long apology letter to Sarah Palin on Tumblr where she called Mama Grizzly “misunderstood” and “charismatic.” Azealia also said that she really, really likes Sarah Palin. If you really need to read the entire thing, click here. But I’ve copy + pasted a piece of it below:
Now since learning that the article was not published officially, I sincerely apologize for any emotional distress or reputational scarring i may have caused you.
In my honest defense, i was completely kidding. I happen to have a really crass, New-York-City sense of humor, and regularly make silly jokes in attempts make light of situations which make me uncomfortable. As the fabric of the American Nation is EMBEDDED with racism, I merely made a raCIALly driven joke to counter what i believed to be real, raCIST rhetoric. Also, i never said you should be raped. I used the term “run a train,” which is slang for group sex, NOT for “rape.” There are many distinctions between the two. As a woman, I would never trivialize something as lewd and criminal to provide myself any sort of comic relief because it simply… just isn’t funny. (and no, urbandictionary.com is not a reputable source of information to seek clarity on the aforementioned dichotomy).
Sarah Palin didn’t pick up the apology that Azealia threw down. Instead, Sarah told People that she’s planning to throw a lawsuit at Azealia. The saddest/funniest part is that she thinks she’s actually going to get money:
I’ve had enough of the unanswered threats and attacks against my family and me. So, for the first time I’m going to enjoy the only retribution some protected ‘celebrities’ seem to understand – I’m suing Azealia Banks and can’t wait to share my winnings with others who have gone defenseless against lies and dangerous attacks far too long.
And since Azealia has nothing better to do, she did repond.
There’s only one solution to this: As soon as Sarah Palin and Azealia Banks go into the same court room, everyone needs to clear out real fast and lock them in there. We won’t open the doors until they finish fighting to the death! But then again, they’d probably realize that they both feed off of the same thing, attention, and join forces. Fuck me dead, we’re doomed.