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NY Senator Demands Apology

from Lil' Wayne -- How Dare

You Trash Our State!

8/23/2012 6:35 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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A member of the NY State Senate is calling on Lil' Wayne to issue an apology to EVERYONE in the Big Apple ... after the rapper trashed the city to MTV News.

Wayne was asked about a concert in NYC and responded by saying, "Flat out: I don't like New York." Not shocking considering he spent 8 months in Rikers Island prison in 2010 for gun possession.

Now, Sen. Malcolm A. Smith (D - St. Albans) tells TMZ ... if Weezy doesn't like NY, he should stay the hell out of the state.

"He's insulting people like Jay-Z ... Frank Sinatra."

Smith continues, "Quite frankly. we're not gonna let someone come here and make a living off all the New Yorkers and tourists here and then basically say 'I don't like New York.'"

Smith says he's willing to forgive the rapper ... but he's demanding an apology first.

Don't hold your breath. 



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the_truth_hurts    

get over urself biotch!

705 days ago
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DetroitRocks    

Frank Sinatra was from New Jersey

705 days ago
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Northerngirl41    

Man, both those dudes are Fugly!

705 days ago
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Glenn    

Why should a person apologize for saying that they don't like something/someone?

705 days ago
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Jay W.     

Start spreading the news... Lil' Wanker's leaving today.

705 days ago
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Derwood    

What do you mean by, "...not gonna LET someone come here and make a living off all the New Yorkers...?"

Mr. Senator, you have no choice in this matter. As an agent of the government you can't use your position in this manner. Even if you dislike of a person or what he says you do not have the authority, moral or otherwise, to stop them from doing business in your state. See Chick-fil-A.

705 days ago
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Truth    

LIL' WAYNE NEEDS A MOUTH IMPLANT.. ALWAYS HAD THAT F*CKIN SPEECH IMPEDIMENT WITH THAT FAKE ASS GRILL. I SEE IT'S AFFECTING HIS IQ WHAT'S LEFT OF IT.. #TRUTH!!

705 days ago
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Joy    

So Lil Wayne is going to have to apologize or what Senator??? Are you going to ban him from New York because he said he didn't like it there? Its called freedom of speech! Its not like he said "I don't like new yorkers.." Even if he did. So what. His opinion...

705 days ago
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Romia78    

He did a song with Jay-Z called "Hello, Brooklyn" where he claimed he loved NY. Now you want him to apologize to a state because he said he doesn't like (the state or the city) hmmm?

Are you going request an apology from everybody who pisses on your city too? I guarantee you that's more frequent

705 days ago
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Grumpinmcpunkkin    

I'm not a Lil' Wayne fan but he can like or dislike anywhere or anyone if he wants to. Asking someone to apologize for stating an opinion is silly. Get over it. He may not like it because of DUECE bags like you Mr. Sen. Butt head Smith!

705 days ago
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jag26281    

What, are they dating? Why does the Senator need an apology. Not sure if Senator is doing an attention grab in the media or sincerely feels upset, but either way I'm not impressed.

705 days ago
12.

Chris R    

Clearly Senator Smith is not the biggest fan of "freedom of speech".

705 days ago
13.

gamepro    

ok anyone can have an opinion on anything and don't have to apologize for it and dont expect to get an apology from him

705 days ago
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DORIS TAYLOR    

Lol this is so silly be for real so the little ugly, skinny black spider doesn't like New York ok and!! stop acting silly you don't need an apology for that too funny, come here and live off our New Yorkers go sit down and work on something more serious.

705 days ago
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ohreally    

People like Jay-Z?

Come on Senator... you can do better.

705 days ago
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