Lil Wayne reveals he attempted suicide at age 12
Written by crest887fm on August 17, 2021
American rapper Dwayne Carter Jr also known as Lil Wayne has revealed how he attempted suicide at the age of 12.
Wayne said he attempted to take his own life because he thought his mum would rebuke him from rapping.
The music star who disclosed this while talking about mental health on a show added that he struggled for two years of his adolescence until his mother learned he had been skipping school.
Wayne said he called the police then went into his mother’s bedroom to get her gun holding the gun to his head but got scared and instead decided to shoot himself in the chest, aiming for his heart.
The rapper added that the attempt at killing himself changed his family’s perception of his musical aspirations.