Lil Wayne Clears Up Daughter's Death Reports
LATEST: Rapper LIL WAYNE has spoken out about reports suggesting his nine-year-old daughter had been killed in a car crash.
The hitmaker is putting a positive spin on the "unfounded" Internet rumours, which spread on Monday (11Aug08), insisting he was touched by those who were "genuinely concerned" about his daughter, Reginae.
In a statement released to website AllHipHop.com on Tuesday (12Aug08), the rap superstar, real name Duane Carter, says, "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."