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Lil Wayne Removes Footage Of Stepping On Amerian Flag From 'God Bless Amerika' - Watch It!

7/16/2013 3:30pm EDT
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Lil Wayne has removed the footage of himself stepping on an American flag in his latest music video, "God Bless Amerika." The rapper was criticized last month after he appeared to intentionally dance on the symbolic material.

Video from the shoot depicted a U.S. flag being dropped to the ground and the rapper walking back and forth on it. The video was directed by Eif Rivera and was filmed in Weezy's hometown of Hollygrove, New Orleans.

In response to the outroar, Lil Wayne apologized on Facebook: "I didn't step on the flag on purpose! It's a scene in a video where the flag drops behind m...

Miley Cyrus, Kim Kardashian & More Stars Voted The Worst Celebrity Role Models

6/19/2013 5:00pm EDT
Miley Cyrus
A new survey names Miley Cyrus and Chris Brown as the worst celebrity role models for children.

The former "Hannah Montana" star, 19, earned 68 percent of parents' disapproval in the new poll from The singer/actress, who recently said that marijuana isn't that dangerous, no longer embodies a squeaky clean image - thus putting her in the number-one slot.

In the female version of the poll, Cyrus narrowly beat out Lindsay Lohan, who garnered 65 percent of the unpopularity vote. New mom Kim Kardashian, Amanda Bynes, and "Teen Mom" and aspiring XXX star Farrah Abraham rounde...

Lil Wayne Apologizes For Walking All Over American Flag During Video Shoot

6/18/2013 11:58am EDT
Lil Wayne
Lil Wayne has apologized for stepping on the American Flag while shooting his latest video, "God Bless Amerika," in Louisiana over the weekend.

Video from the shoot shows a U.S. flag being dropped to the ground and the rapper walking back and forth on it, which he says wasn't intended -- implying that the flag just happened to be in his way.

"I didn't step on the flag on purpose! It's a scene in a video where the flag drops behind me and after it drop it's just there as I perform," he wrote.

The singer isn't helping his cause though -- it appears that he looks directly down at the flag a...

Paris Hilton To Release Album With Cash Money Records

5/23/2013 12:00pm EDT
Paris Hilton
Seven years after releasing her first album, socialite Paris Hilton has signed a new deal with Lil Wayne's record label.
When she released her self-titled album in 2006, the reality star received mixed reviews from critics. But that hasn't stopped her from making a follow-up disc. Hilton has reportedly signed a contract with Cash Money Records to work on a house-themed album.
Lil Wayne's rap mentor and Cash Money co-founder Bryan "Birdman" Williams announced on Twitter: "Welcome @ParisHilton to tha Family. RichgangRichgirl."

Hilton tweeted earlier Thursday morning: "Love all you guys s...

Lil Wayne Opens Up About Seizures & 'Hopes It Stops Happening'

5/9/2013 1:44pm EDT
Lil Wayne
After suffering a series of seizures, Lil Wayne has opened up about his recent health scares and assured fans he's taking his doctor's advice to stay healthy.

He was hospitalized for his latest seizure on April 30, shortly after confirming reports he's epileptic.

The rapper is taking his healthy much more seriously and he hopes his recently medical scare is his last. He told MTV's RapFix Live: "I'm good; I'm 100 per cent."

As for his most recent episode, the rapper explained, "I went to sleep and woke up in hospital. I felt nothing. I just hope it stops happening."

Lil Wayne is overhaul...

PepsiCo Drops Lil Wayne Over 'Offensive' Lyrics About Civil Rights Icon

5/4/2013 2:05pm EDT
Lil Wayne
PepsiCo bosses have dropped Lil Wayne as its spokesman after the hip hop star upset the family of civil rights icon Emmett Till.

Till was killed in a race attack in 1955. Wayne referenced the teen in a sexual rhyme on Future's song "Karate Chop," and activists subsequently called on PepsiCo execs to drop him as a brand spokesman for Mountain Dew.

Wayne has since sent the Till family a letter assuring them he would not reference the dead teen or the family in his music again.

On Friday, PepsiCo announced that are no longer working with Lil Wayne, stating that his "offensive reference to a...

Lil Wayne Apologizes To Emmett Till's Family Over 'Inappropriate' And Offensive Lyrics

5/2/2013 3:01pm EDT
Lil Wayne
Rapper Lil Wayne issued an apology to the family of slain civil rights icon Emmett Till, a 14-year-old African-American who was beaten and shot to death for flirting with a white girl in 1955, over the lyrics he raps in Future's unauthorized remix "Karate Chop."

Wayne, real name Dwayne Carter, Jr., wrote an open letter to the family saying he won't ever use the lyrics -- which include the line "Beat the p**sy up like Emmett Till -- again.

"As a recording artist, I have always been interested in word play. My lyrics often reference people, places and events in my music, as well as the musi...

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, 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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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, which claimed Lil Wayne was in the intensive care unit at Cedars Sinai M...

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.

Check out our latest batch...

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...

Pitbull Takes a Shot At Lil' Wayne For Trash Talking Miami During Miami Heat Game

2/26/2013 7:03pm EST
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.


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 ...

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...

Future and Lil Wayne's 'Karate Chop' Remix Pulled Over Emmett Till Reference

2/14/2013 12:42pm EST
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...

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...

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...

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 page, Lil Wayne writes, "PFC Lander Chappell, I've alway...

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, 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.

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...

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...

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, he was taken to Ochs...

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

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 $...

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 ...

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...