Lil Wayne, the American rap superstar, was left confused by reports that his daughter Reginae was killed in a car crash, but was warmed by the huge influx of support he received. Internet rumours suggested that his nine-year-old daughter was killed in a car crash on 11th August, 2008, leading to many fans being "genuinely concerned" for his wellbeing in the aftermath.
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Lil Wayne - real name Duane Carter - spoke to AllHipHop.com on Tuesday 12th August, 2008, putting the rumours to rest. "I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of you who are genuinely concerned about Reginae and her safety. Please allow me to dispel any rumors or speculations and report that my daughter is alive, healthy and surrounded by family who care and love her dearly. The rumors are completely false and unfounded; neither Reginae nor any other member of my family has been involved in any car accident."