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Rapper who tweeted support for Donald Trump suspended by Twitter

Rapper Azealia Banks, whose tweeted support for GOP hopeful Donald Trump sparked a firestorm of online controversy, has been suspended by Twitter.

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Her busy Twitter feed previously had included messages such as “Trump wants to finish these wars once and for all and focus on America and SAVE OUR MONEY.” 

She came back hard at anyone who disagreed:

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The hashtag  AzealiaGotSuspendedParty quickly became a thing.

In addition to her pro-Trump tweets, Banks went on quite the Twitter tirade, blasting former One Direction singer Zayn Malik in a series of posts many found offensive.

Her responses to even non-famous social media practitioners seemed extreme: "One day your hemmroids (sic) are going to burst and you'll bleed to death," she admonished one critic.

(what?)

Twitter has evidently had enough, and has called a time out.

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