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Azealia Banks says she's quitting social media "for good"

Let the church say "Amen."

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Over the last few years, we've seen Azealia Banks beef with T.I., Iggy Azalea and Sarah Palin; shoot off homophobic slurs to a flight attendant and racist ones to Zayn Malik; get arrested for assaulting a security guard; defend bleaching her skin; and endorse Donald Trump.

Needless to say, seeing her name in headlines got exhausting.

But now, as if our prayers have been answered, there's a good chance it won't be popping up in them for much longer.

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The rapper took to Facebook on Monday (August 1) to announce her exit from social media—as a whole. She wrote:

"I'm seriously tired of peoples feelings. I'm tired of seeing their overly sensitive reactions and responses to everything. I'm tired of having everything I say or do be monitored and I'm tired of being told how I should be behaving. I'm quitting Facebook, and any other form of social media that allows me to engage with people. My legacy can't live and die on the Internet. Goodbye. For good."

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