According to RZA, he didn’t know that Azealia Banks had mental issues, and things may have gone differently if he did. As you know, RZA brought Banks to a party hosted by Russell Crowe last month, and after some feisty words from both parties, Banks ended up being physically carried out of the party by Crowe, and alleging that he assaulted her.

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“If I had known that she had mental issues, I would have tried to keep a father type of eye on her at the party,” the legendary rapper tells the NY Post. “I didn’t know.”

Banks suffers from bi-polar disorder, and was open about her alcohol consumption at the party. This whole thing is sad, but hopefully it inspires Azealia to get the help she really needs.