Lil Wayne Chided By Fans After Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. on Twitter

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Facebook However, many fans argued that Wayne only supported Trump to avoid prison time, considering the one-term president is expected to pardon Weezy, among others, during his final days in office. Forever. King would have been 92 years old this month if he were still alive. King was here today, he would be greatly disappointed in your actions.” Dr. day feels different this year. King. Martin Luther King Jr.'s glorious name out of your mouth AND your typing thumbs. If Dr. Please keep Dr. Forever.” While the words seemed plenty meaningful, followers were quick to point out that the sentiment is not exactly in line with his previous endorsement of Donald Trump, a president who has only stoked the racial divide in this country during his one term and empowered white supremacists to try to overthrow the government. Forever grateful. After a summer of nationwide Black Lives Matter protests following several murders of Black Americans at the hand of police, as well as the recent attempted coup in Washington D.C. I am forever mindful. “If Dr. — Lil Wayne WEEZY F (@LilTunechi) January 18, 2021

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— AuthenticallyRose? Forever grateful. Because he had a dream I’ll never stop dreaming and dreams are forever. Many celebrities have taken to social media to remember and honor the Civil Rights leader, including Lil Wayne, who took the time to acknowledge what King’s legacy has meant for his personal success. King was here today, he would be greatly disappointed in your actions. Because he had a dream I am able to live out my dreams. involving white supremacist groups, MLK’s message of Black liberation is especially significant. King. Martin Luther King Jr. (@Cutieartist92) January 18, 2021

I trusted u but u trusted trump. He probably wouldn't chew you out because of grace and love, but YOU represent a NIGHTMARE, not a DREAM. Weezy went on to express his gratitude for King’s work, adding, “I am forever mindful. “Because he had a dream I am able to live out my dreams,” Wayne wrote. Because he had a dream I’ll never stop dreaming and dreams are forever. Martin Luther King Jr.’s glorious name out of your mouth AND your typing thumbs,” wrote one Twitter user. While it may be true that Lil Wayne only supported Trump to keep his freedom, many followers continued to argue that his MLK post was inauthentic after having posted selfies with such a divisive figure.