UPDATE 4:33 P.M. EST: Azealia Banks has taken to Facebook in a since-deleted post to speak out about the alleged incident on Monday, writing:
"The truth will be out on Wednesday.
I am 100% innocent in this matter. No matter how you feel about me no person deserves to be handled that way. And I will not be threatened or chastised into keeping quiet.
This man MUST and WILL be held accountable for his actions.
This is the most expensive mistake he will ever make in his life."
Very interesting. We wonder why she deleted it…
We definitely haven't heard the last of this.
The 25-year-old claims the actor "choked" her and called her a racial slur. On the other hand, eyewitnesses at the intimate party in his hotel room claim she was threatening to cut guests with broken glass.
TMZ is now reporting Azealia demanded an apology from Russell, but his reps say he insists he's innocent. She went to the police on Sunday afternoon and filed a report over the alleged battery.
The 212 songstress since released a statement on the matter via her publicist Raýmani, which she also posted on her social media pages: