Hip Hop artist Azealia Banks compared the LGBT community to “gay white KKK’s” in a recent tweet days after using an anti-gay slur against a flight attendant following an incident with another passenger according to the Huffingtonpost
“LGBT community (GGGG) are like the gay white KKK’s,” the rapper wrote in a since-deleted tweet screen grabbed by Billboard. “Get some pink hoods and unicorns and rally down rodeo drive.”
Banks made headlines after getting into an altercation with a fellow Delta Airlines passenger while attempting to exit the plane on a flight to LAX. Video shows the attendant intervening and Banks calling him a “fucking faggot.”
Banks took to Twitter to defend herself after the backlash.
Banks, who identifies as bisexual and has a history of creating controversy by using the word “faggot,” took issue with the focus on her words and not on what happened to her on the plane.