Celebrity News

Did Lil Wayne Stomp on the American Flag?
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

Rap performer Lil Wayne sang his controversial invective against America in this video, crooning about the godlessness of America, while wearing a shirt that combined the holy crucifix with the dollar sign, and meanwhile stomping all over the American flag. The giant American flag drops to the ground and while Wayne raps, he steps all over the national icon.

“My country ’tis of thee / Sweet land of kill ’em all and let ’em die / God bless Amerika / This ole’ godless Amerika,” he croons through diamond-encrusted teeth, and sort of shuffles left and right over the flag.

  
What
Where


For his part though, stomping the American flag wasn’t part of the show. He tweets that, “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.”

To credit him, he doesn’t seem to be deliberately stomping the flag, though he looks down at it often enough. Nevertheless, the Tweeterverse ain’t happy about it. As one person reported by the Washington Post said:

“Lil Wayne standing on an American flag for a music video? That’s disrespectful to the extreme.”

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




The footage was obtained by TMZ, but as Lil Wayne further explained, it will not be in the final video he is making:

“It was never my intention to desecrate the flag of the United States of America. I was shooting a video for a song off my album entitled ‘God Bless Amerika’. The clip that surfaced on the Internet was a camera trick clip that revealed that behind the American Flag was the Hoods of America,” he said. “In the final edit of the video you will see the flag fall to reveal what is behind it but will never see it on the ground.”





 

Interesting Legal Sites You May Like


BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Civil Litigation Associate Attorney

USA-FL-Coral Gables

Coral Gables office of our client seeks civil litigation associate attorney with 3+ years of experie...

Apply Now

Family Law Attorney

USA-UT-Ogden

Ogden office of our client seeks family law attorney with 2+ years of experience. The candidate will...

Apply Now

Insurance Defense Litigation Attorney

USA-FL-Boca Raton

Boca Raton office of our client seeks attorney with 5+ years of insurance defense litigation experie...

Apply Now

RELEVANT JOBS

Senior Corporate Counsel

USA-NY-Rye Brook

NON-TYPICAL SENIOR CORPORATE AND TRANSACTIONAL ATTORNEY WANTED FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL LAW FIRM Are y...

Apply now

Paralegal

USA-CA-San Francisco

NURX is looking for a proactive and organized critical thinker, with excellent attention to detail a...

Apply now

Director of Legal & Corporate Matters

USA-NJ-Iselin

U.S. Retirement & Benefits Partners (USRBP) is an independent national financial services firm speci...

Apply now

Associate Attorney

USA-NC-Cornelius

Lake Norman Law Firm is seeking an associate attorney.  A North Carolina bar license and 2+ yea...

Apply now

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top