Azealia Banks Lashes Out at Photographer Outside of Manhattan Court

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"Taking pictures for the news has to be the whackest hustle ever. Just give it up and become a school picture photographer. Much safer," tweeted Banks following the incident.

Azealia Banks was in court Monday to appear on her pending assault case for biting the breast of a female security guard who threw her out of a club in Meatpacking District. She was arrested December 16 and has since been making court appearances.

Page Six reports that the rapper lashed out at press photographers while leaving the courthouse, “hurling homophobic slurs and slapping cameras."

“F—s!” Banks reportedly shouted at press as she smacked a camera lens and tried to snatch another.

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She was then seen hopping into a black SUV yelling, “Suck my d--, f—ts!” out of the passenger window.

Banks later tweeted,

Taking pictures for the news has to be the whackest hustle ever. Just give it up and become a school picture photographer. Much safer.

“Taking pictures for the news has to be the whackest hustle ever. Just give it up and become a school picture photographer. Much safer.”

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Banks was charged with misdemeanor assault, harassment and disorderly conduct for the physical altercation in December, but clearly hasn’t learned to check herself.

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