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Emmett Till Family

to Lil Wayne:

THAT'S NO APOLOGY!

5/1/2013 3:44 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0501-emmett-till-lil-wayne-gettyLil Wayne's "apology" to the family of civil rights icon Emmett Till was NOT REALLY AN APOLOGY ... in fact, it fell way short ... a rep for the Till family tells TMZ.

Earlier today, Wayne fired off a letter to the Tills ... to "acknowledge" the hurt he caused the family when he compared Emmett's violent death with the violent way he has sex with women.

Nowhere in the letter did Wayne say he was sorry for what he did.

Now, Airickca Gordon-Taylor -- Executive Director, Mamie Till Mobley Memorial Foundation and Till Family Representative -- tells TMZ the family does not view the letter as a formal apology.

"While it’s commendable that he has vowed to respect the legacy of Emmett Till and his memory to ‘not use or reference Emmett Till or the Till family in his music,' this statement falls short of an apology, as none is mentioned."

We're reaching out to Lil Wayne for comment -- stay tuned.

112 COMMENTS

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djgraf89     

As the first comment! LIL WAYNE SUCKS

483 days ago
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LOLOL    

Screw the family then Lil Wayne. You don't owe them anything.

483 days ago
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Mumra the Ever Living    

The only thing I got from all this is that Lil' Wayne was wishing that the woman had a cocque.
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Don't worry Wayne, you're rich and the semen flows like champagne.
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At least until your anus ruptures.

483 days ago
4.

Gothetshirt    

just tell me when this piece of crap is gonna be on life support with no responses ever again - someone please give him the sizzurp in unlimited amounts until he is gone, no more.

483 days ago
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voiceofreason    

Move on already! An apologize is not going to be sincere when you have to ask for one!

483 days ago
6.

sgm    

The Till family is asking for an apology from someone who doesn't even understand what you are talking about.

483 days ago
7.

exlax    

go have another drug induced seizure

483 days ago
8.

B    

his music has gone way down hill, needs to lay off the sizzurp....another seizure today WTF

483 days ago
9.

static    

First off people should educate themselves on Emmit Till's murder and then see if you think Wayne's comment is cute or funny if you do you are as big a POS as Wayne is.

483 days ago
10.

cali.kid    

Lil wayne dosent write half of his lyrics ...he pays ghost writers to make raps for him.he sucks as a rapper.and I think he should just retire and do us all a favor.a studied proved that people with low I.Qs tend to like him...lol....I down for real HIP HOP...NAS.KRS ONE...WU TANG...DR.DRE...NWA...TECH 9...

483 days ago
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Buckaroobonzai    

well... ya'll made this loser. I recommend you now un-make him.

483 days ago
12.

Mick    

Wayne signed Limp Bizkit.

483 days ago
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Blue Lake    

Lil Wayne is a disgrace to his race and a traitor to humanity.

483 days ago
14.

river rat    

One cannot expect much from an ugly, no-talent hood rat!

483 days ago
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billybob    

Unfortunately Lil Brayne has no glue what the Emmet Till case means for this country nor what it means for the black people. This moron Wayne is rapping about the discriminated living of black people and he has absolutely no glue what he's talking about. This useless dumbazz things discrimination starts when he's not allowed to do lines i a night club...

483 days ago
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