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Lil Wayne 'Fine' After Suffering Fourth Seizure In Two Months

5/1/2013 5:14pm EDT
Lil Wayne
Lil Wayne was briefly hospitalized after suffering another epileptic seizure on Tuesday.

According to TMZ.com, the rapper was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles late last night by his bodyguards and released Wednesday morning after treatment.

The "Lollipop" singer was also admitted to the hospital in March after suffering three seizures back-to-back. He spent almost a week in the intensive care unit afterward, and finally came clean about his ailment, saying that he has been suffering from epilepsy ever since he was a kid.

"I'm fine. Thank u," he tweeted Wednesday aftern...
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4/20: Celebrate Weed Day With These 13 Celebrity Stoners

4/20/2013 7:36pm EDT
Willie Nelson
Every year when April 20 rolls around people across the U.S. celebrate an unofficial holiday: weed day.

Stoners everywhere recognize 4:20 as being the time of day to light up, and when the date is 4/20 it's time to kick back, light up and smoke all day -- especially at 4:20. If you're into that kind of thing, of course.

Now that several stats have legalized marijuana to various degrees plenty of folks from sea to shining sea will be lighting up this year, some even in public. Colorado, which has the loosest regulations on pot, sees thousands gather in downtown Denver -- aka the Mile High ...
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Ben Affleck, Donnie Wahlberg & More Stars Offer Thoughts & Prayers After Boston Marathon Bombings

4/16/2013 9:26am EDT
Ben Affleck
Following the horrifying bomb blasts during the Boston Marathon, Ben Affleck and a number of other celebrities have reached out to fellow Massachusetts natives to lend their support, thoughts and prayers.

Two explosions ripped through the Boylston Street area of Boston on Monday; three people died and more than 140 were injured.

Affleck, who grew up in Cambridge, wrote on Facebook:  "Such a senseless and tragic day. My family and I send our love to our beloved and resilient Boston."

Dane Cook, also from Cambridge, tweeted: "My prayers with everyone in Boston right now after this atrociou...
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Nicki Minaj Gets Steamy With Lil Wayne In 'High School' Video

4/4/2013 2:07pm EDT
Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj heats things up with Lil Wayne in her latest video "High School," off her second album, "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded The Re-Up."

Shot in a gorgeous Los Angeles mansion, the video features Nicki in a few barely there outfits, like a yellow one-piece swimsuit and a white lace corset.

The American Idol judge debuted the new clip on MTV Tuesday, and she sat down with MTV Overdrive host Christina Garibaldi to discuss the new clip and her career.

Nicki feels that she's put in a lot of hard work in her career, and she says that Hip Hop is a male-dominated industry and she hasn't got...
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Lil Wayne: 'I'm More Than Good'

3/23/2013 6:07pm EDT
Lil Wayne
Lil Wayne has released a video message in which he assures fans he is feeling well after a recent stay in intensive care.

The No Worries hit-maker recently spent time in Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's intensive care unit (ICU), where he was treated for six days after suffering a seizure but in a new video interview he has assured fans he is much better.

In the video message posted on TMZ, the 30-year-old rapper said: "I just want to say thank you to all y'all for all y'all prayers and y'all concerns and all that. I swear to God I felt that love when I was laid up in that moth...
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Despite Near-Death Reports, Lil Wayne Is 'Good' After Suffering Multiple Seizures

3/16/2013 8:57am EDT
Lil Wayne
Lil Wayne suffered multiple seizures on Tuesday night, but he's not in a medically induced coma or dying, according to his aids. He was on the set of Nicki Minaj's new music video when the health crisis started.

The rapper was released from the hospital on Wednesday but returned to the medical center hours later when a bodyguard found him unconscious in his room.
 
The president of Wayne's Young Money record label, Mack Maine, has assured fans the rapper's condition is not as bleak as it was first reported by TMZ.com, which claimed Lil Wayne was in the intensive care unit at Cedars Sinai M...
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14 Celebrities Who Probably Shouldn't Have Kids

3/13/2013 7:01pm EDT
Michelle Bombshell McGee
Which celebrities would probably make horrible parents?

Here's our latest list of stars who aren't exactly good role models for kids now, so having their own probably isn't a good idea.

Some made the list based on their appearances (scary), trouble with the law, inability to keep their bedroom door closed, mental issues or just being too into themselves.

Our first list included such *ahem* stars as Snooki, who had just given birth to her first child, Lindsay Lohan, and two stars who are now expecting their first child together -- Kim Kardashian and Kanye West.

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Lil Wayne 'Rescheduling' His European Tour

3/5/2013 11:15am EST
Lil Wayne
Rapper Lil Wayne has axed his upcoming European tour just days before his first show.

The Lollipop hit-maker was due to kick off the dates in Dublin, Ireland on Friday, but he has now scrapped the trek over scheduling difficulties.

However, Lil Wayne has promised fans the concerts will be rescheduled for the autumn.

He says in a statement, "I am rescheduling to my European tour in order to release my album, I Am Not A Human Being II, worldwide on March 26. I didn't want my tour or album to be rushed, so despite my best hopes, I have made the decision to push back the tour to October 2...
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Pitbull Takes a Shot At Lil' Wayne For Trash Talking Miami During Miami Heat Game

2/26/2013 7:03pm EST
Pitbull
Rapper Pitbull has taken aim at his chart rival Lil Wayne for disrespecting his home city of Miami, Florida in a recent rant.

The hip-hop hitmaker, who also lives in Miami, appeared in the headlines earlier this month after lashing out at Miami Heat basketball stars LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh after he had been forcibly removed from their home venue during a game against the Los Angeles Lakers. The reason? He began cheering for the visiting team.  He continued his rant, screaming "I f**ked Chris Bosh's wife!" Allegedly, Lil Wayne is now completely banned from all NBA Events.

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Lil Wayne Claims He Was Banned From NBA Games, Slept With Chris Bosh's Wife

2/19/2013 4:33pm EST
Lil Wayne
Lil Wayne claims that he has been banned from all NBA games following his alleged ejection from a Miami Heat game.

Last week Lil Wayne tweeted, "So I’m @ da Heat game right, rootin 4 da Lakers kuz dats my team & would u believe they got police 2 make me leave?! Wow! F#€k da Heat." Miami Heat representatives have denied they kicked him out, saying he left on his own accord.

However, Lil Wayne isn't letting the issue go. During an NBA All-Star event in Houston, the rapper goaded the crowd into bashing the NBA. According to TMZ, he started the chant "When I say f--k, you say NBA! When I say ...
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Stevie Wonder Reprimands Lil Wayne Over Emmett Till Lyric

2/15/2013 12:24pm EST
Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder has publicly chastised Lil Wayne for rapping about assassinated African-American teenager Emmett Till in a leaked song.

The Lollipop star hit headlines this week when an unauthorized remix of Karate Chop, his collaboration with rapper Future, was leaked online.

The song featured a crude reference to 14-year-old Till, who was beaten and shot to death in Mississippi in 1955 for allegedly whistling at a white woman, and prompted bosses at Epic Records to issue an apology and vow to remove the track from the web.

Now, Wonder has waded into the debate and criticized Wayne for...
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Future and Lil Wayne's 'Karate Chop' Remix Pulled Over Emmett Till Reference

2/14/2013 12:42pm EST
Future
Record label bosses have issued a public apology following the accidental leak of a Future and Lil Wayne track containing a controversial reference to assassinated African-American teen Emmett Till.

The unauthorized remix of Karate Chop, by hip-hop star Future, features a verse by Lil Wayne in which he raps about 14-year-old Till, who was beaten and shot to death in Mississippi in 1955 for allegedly flirting with a white woman.

On Wednesday, Epic Records executives apologized and vowed to remove the song from the Internet.

A statement from Epic reads, "We regret the unauthorized remix...
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Lil' Wayne Claims He Was Ejected From Miami Heat Game

2/11/2013 6:07pm EST
Lil' Wayne
Lil' Wayne probably didn't expect to leave the basketball game between the Miami Heat and his favorite team the Los Angeles Lakers early - but according to the rapper, he was ejected simply for rooting for the wrong team.

He tweeted, "So I'm @ da Heat game right, rootin 4 da Lakers kuz dats my team & would u believe they got police 2 make me leave?! Wow! F#€k da Heat."

However, a bystander took to Twitter to add another side of the story after Lil' Wayne's message spread across his 10 million followers. "Random guy yelled at Lil Wayne at #MiamiHEAT game, Weezy looked back, gave him a mean...
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Lil Wayne Gets 'Baked' Tattooed On His Forehead

1/3/2013 4:20pm EST
Lil Wayne Gets 'Baked' Tattooed On His Forehead
Lil Wayne has astonished fans with his latest piece of body art after having the word 'Baked' inked on his face.

The Lollipop hit-maker has an extensive collection of tattoos, including the words 'Fear' and 'God' on his eyelids and teardrops on his cheeks, and now he has paid homage to Baker Skateboards with his new facial design.

The rapper has had the skate company's block letter logo etched on his forehead, but many also assume the phrase is a cheeky reference to his love of marijuana.

Lil Wayne is an avid skateboarder, and even announced plans to take a break from music earlier la...
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Lil Wayne Touched By Soldier's War Story

12/24/2012 2:37pm EST
Lil Wayne
Lil Wayne has publicly thanked an American solider who credited the rapper's music with saving his life during a near-death experience in Afghanistan.

Lander Chappell, a Private First Class in the American Army, opened up about a horrifying incident in the war zone when he lost a leg in a roadside bomb attack and revealed singing Lil Wayne's track "Tie My Hands" helped him through the ordeal as he waited for rescue.

The hip-hop star has now acknowledged Chappell's story and thanked him for speaking out.

In a post on his Twitter.com page, Lil Wayne writes, "PFC Lander Chappell, I've alway...
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Lil Wayne Pays IRS, Keeps Beach House

12/18/2012 9:08am EST
Lil Wayne
After paying $7.72 million in unpaid taxes, Lil Wayne has saved his Florida beach house from foreclosure.

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) hit the rapper, real name Dwayne Carter, with a total of three liens after he failed to keep up with tax payments.

According to GossipExtra.com, Lil Wayne faced losing his $11.6 million Miami Beach home on La Gorce Island, but he recently managed to settle bills dating back to 2008 and 2009 to release the liens.

Last year Wayne also had to settle a $5.6 million claim for income taxes.
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Lil Wayne: 'I'm On Seizure Medication'

11/23/2012 8:00pm EST
Lil Wayne
Lil Wayne is taking better care of himself following two scary mid-air medical emergencies that forced his plane to be grounded. Last month the rapper experienced seizure-like episodes on two different flights, and his planes were forced to land so he could be transported to the hospital.

The hip hop star just revealed he is taking medication to prevent the episodes from happening again. He was forced to make the admission after he became overheated during an interview in Louisiana.

He told MTV, "Please let them know that I have an air unit, but because of the sound, they don't want the a...
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Paris Hilton Duets With Lil Wayne In 'Last Night (I Wanna Bang You)'

11/20/2012 8:40am EST
Paris Hilton
Multi-talented socialite Paris Hilton has achieved a dream collaboration with Lil Wayne after the hip-hop star recorded a rap for her latest music project.

The hotel heiress released her self-titled debut album in 2006 and is now hoping to make a return to the music industry with a new record.

Hilton previously touted Lil Wayne as her ideal studio partner, and even asked him about a possible collaboration when she was tapped to interview him for a magazine last year.

It now looks as if the star's dream has come true - Lil Wayne has contributed a rap to Hilton's new track and filmed an...
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Lil Wayne Says 'He's Good' After Second Mid-Air Medical Emergency

10/28/2012 5:00pm EDT
Lil Wayne
After suffering a second mid-air medical emergency in as many days, Lil Wayne has been released from a Louisiana hospital.

On Thursday the rapper's representatives downplayed the first reported emergency, claiming dehydration and a severe migraine were the cause of the in-flight scare that promted the pilot to land in Texas to treat the star.

According to his reps, Wayne was ""successfully released from the hospital after being treated" and sent home to rest."

On Friday the rapper was again admitted to the hospital for another mid-air emergency. According to TMZ.com, he was taken to Ochs...
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Lil Wayne Rushed To The Hospital After In-Flight Medical Emergency

10/26/2012 8:05am EDT
Lil Wayne
Lil Wayne has been hospitalized after reportedly suffering seizure-like symptoms during a flight on Thursday.

The rapper star fell suddenly ill while travelling in his private jet, prompting the pilot to make an emergency landing in Texas.

The Lollipop hit-maker was transported to a local hospital, where he received treatment for several hours.

He was reportedly discharged around 6pm local time and is now said to be "doing better," reports TMZ.com.
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10 Celebrities Who Have Owed Millions In Unpaid Taxes

10/1/2012 12:00pm EDT
Nicolas Cage
Not even the rich and famous can avoid the tax man, and many have been pinched for not paying their fair share.

Nicolas Cage owed $6.2 million in unpaid taxes in 2007. He faced other claims of unpaid taxes related to his earnings between 2002 and 2004, while he was accused of defaulting on a $2 million loan in October, 2009.

The 46 year old was hit with a $6.7 million suit on New Year's Eve in 2010 in relation to unpaid taxes in 2008 - taking his total tax bill to approximately $14 million.

In November 2011, Cage sold his Action Comics 1 in an online auction for a record-breaking $...
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Lil' Wayne Bests Elvis Presley In Billboard Battle

9/27/2012 7:07pm EDT
Lil Wayne
Lil' Wayne can now say he's bested Elvis Presley - at least when it comes to the number of times he's been on Billboard's hot 100.

The Sacramento Bee reports that Lil' Wayne's latest guest appearance on The Game's "Celebration" marked the 109th time he has appeared on the top list. Out of the 109 songs, 49 of them are Lil' Wayne tracks - the rest are guest appearances.

Presley has 108 songs on the list, which debuted in 1958. Arguably, if the list was started earlier, Elvis' total would be even higher.

Lil' Wayne still has a ways to go if he wants to be #1. The cast of Glee has the most ...
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It Came From Outer Space: 11 Celebrities Who Just Might Be Aliens

9/18/2012 7:31pm EDT
Nicki Minaj
There are celebrities who dress like they're here from another planet -- like new American Idol judge Nicki Minaj and fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld; and there are those celebrities we actually think really may be from another planet -- like Lady Gaga and Tom Cruise.

Karl Lagerfeld: no one on earth would ever consciously choose to look or dress like this.

Lady Gaga: may actually be from beyond. Those pointy horns and shoulders may actually be her true form. And she came here in a giant space egg. Hmmm....

Richard Branson: the dude's obsessed with getting back into spac...
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Lil Wayne Sues Quincy Jones' Son

9/8/2012 4:00pm EDT
Lil Wayne
Lil Wayne has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Quincy Jones III, the son of the legendary music mogul.

Lil Wayne alleges that Jones used songs from his album "The Carter IV" in an unauthorized documentary about him without getting his permission.

Lil Wayne is seeking seeking unspecified damages and a court injunction banning producers from using his music, according to TMZ.com.

This is not the first time Lil Wayne has taken issue with Quincy Jones III's project - in 2009, ahead of its release, he sued members of Jones' QD3 Entertainment group for fraud and breach of contrac...
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Mariah Carey Shows Off Her Curves At BMI Urban Awards - See Who Won!

9/8/2012 9:30am EDT
Mariah carey
New "American Idol" judge Mariah Carey showed off her curvy figure at Friday night's BMI Urban Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The songstress was named BMI Icon for her "indelible influence on generations of music makers." Several stars sang Carey's hit songs, including Karen Clark Sheard, who sang "Anytime You Need a Friend," Eric Benet ("One Sweet Day") and Fantasia Barrino, who performed "Hero."

Carey later thanked the performers "for doing something so beautiful with the songs I wrote,'' adding, "I'm so humbled by this moment because a lot of people still don't know I write my own son...
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New York Senator Demands A 'Sincere Apology' From Lil Wayne

8/23/2012 5:55pm EDT
Malcolm Smith
New York State Senator Malcolm Smith has called on rapper Lil Wayne to apologize for putting down the Big Apple during a recent interview.

The Lollipop hit-maker, who was arrested after his first show in Manhattan in 2007 and later served eight months in prison at Rikers Island on a weapons charge, recently opened up about his distaste for the city in an interview with MTV News, saying, "Flat out: I don't like New York."

Nevertheless, politician Smith has publicly urged the Louisiana native to give the state another chance, instead of continually making disparaging remarks which may aff...
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Nicki Minaj Rocks Out With Lil Wayne, Drake & Foxy Brown At NYC Gig

8/15/2012 9:17am EDT
Nicki Minaj
Following an appearance on "Today" on Tuesday morning, Nicki Minaj performed for a huge crowd at New York City's Roseland Ballroom that evening.

In June, Lil Wayne pulled the hip hop star from Hot 97's Summer Jam concert after one of the radio station’s hosts made a few jokes at Nicki’s expense earlier in the night about her hit song "Starships."

She made up for it in NYC last night, belting out favorites such as "Roman's Revenge" and "Did It On 'Em'" alongside a posse of dancers. She addressed the crowd: "I just want my fans here, 'cause I don't want people to come and observe me. If yo...
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Lil Wayne To Put His Music Career 'On The Back Burner'

8/3/2012 4:20pm EDT
Lil Wayne
Lil Wayne is planning to take a break from music to focus on his passion for skateboarding.

The hip-hop star admits he has grown tired of rapping and fears he may lose fans if he doesn't disappear from the music scene for a while, so he is planning to take a hiatus.

He tells radio station Hot 107.9 in Atlanta, Georgia, "Being me, I always feel like I ain't done nothing (sic) yet, so I'm always looking for the next thing to do. It does get pretty boring when it comes to just the rapping and all that type of stuff. I've been doing it since I was eight and I'm about to be 30 in September.....
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Lil Wayne Wears Bandage To Prevent Shoulder From Popping Out

6/26/2012 6:00pm EDT
Lil Wayne
After refusing to medical treatment following a recent skateboarding accident, rapper Lil Wayne is wearing a bright yellow bandage on his shoulder to prevent his bone from "popping out" of his skin.

The hitmaker revealed he had separated his shoulder in the nasty incident in early May and he admitted that he had been in agony while filming an appearance in fellow hip-hop star French Montana's new video "Pop That."

Wayne now confesses he only has himself to blame for the ongoing pain because he decided against going to a hospital to get his left shoulder checked out professionally.

He te...
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Lil Wayne Attempts To Get Into NBA Playoff Game Without A Ticket

6/1/2012 9:20am EDT
Lil Wayne
Lil Wayne made it seem like the Oklahoma City Thunder had a problem with him and denied him entry on Thursday (May 31) night to see the playoff game versus the San Antonio Spurs. It turns out the misunderstanding was his fault. He tweeted,"Going to go to the Thunder game tonight but was denied by the team to be in their arena. Wow."

After causing a bit of a stir, a rep for the OCT Thunder told TMZ, "We did not deny him. His representatives contacted us about court side tickets and we told them we are completely sold out." Oklahoma City sold out every home game this year, so Lil Wayne shoul...
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