Lil Wayne gets Trump pardon.
Blog King, Mass Appeal
MIAMI — Looks like Lil Wayne won’t serve a decade behind bars after all. That’s because President Donald Trump has decided to make the embattled lyricist a notable beneficiary of a presidential pardon before his successor, Joe Biden, officially takes office. Last December, Weezy (né Dwayne Michael Carter) pled guilty in Miami Federal Court to illegally carrying a loaded, gold-plated handgun during a peripatetic commute to Florida on a private plane 12 months prior. Because he’s a convicted felon, Weezy was lookin’ at a maximum of 10 years in the penitentiary. He dodged a bullet, figuratively speaking.
“Your honor, I plead guilty to the charge,” the 38-year-old artist told the judge.
Weezy is an avid backer of President Trump so the push for clemency is hardly a surprise. If you recall, the twosome once posed together for a photo op and Weezy endorsed Trump in the final days preceding the 2020 presidential election. The Commander-in-Chief also lauded the “Lollipop” rapper as a community activist, calling him a “really nice guy.” Weezy was the target of vitriol for supporting Trump, with many fans labeling him a “sellout.” But kissing ass has its benefits and that includes manumission.
In addition to Weezy, Trump pardoned 142 convicts and many are African American.
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