Lil Wayne has been scolded by a judge for his failure to appear at trial. He cited two recent seizures as the reason.
Lil Wayne is suing Quincy Jones III for how he was portrayed in the documentary “The Carter,” reports TMZ. On Thursday, Lil Wayne suffered from two different seizure episodes aboard his private jet and was later hospitalized.
Lil Wayne is suing not only over his portrayal in the documentary but also asserts that Jones illegally used songs from Wayne's album "Tha Carter IV," reports Music Mix. Instead of appearing in court, Lil Wayne's attorney will show the video deposition. From all accounts, the recorded deposition of Lil Wayne does not portray the rapper in the best light possible.
TMZ had earlier leaked the video deposition of Lil Wayne by Jones' attorney, Pete Ross. In the video, Lil Wayne is shown being uncooperative, avoiding questions and only providing minimal responses. At one point, Wayne threatened Ross, according to Music Mix.
During the deposition, Ross was about to ask a question when Lil Wayne interrupts and says, "You know he can’t save you, right? In the real world, that guy right there, he can’t save you in the real world, just to let you know.”
In the deposition, Lil Wayne refused to answer questions and claimed to not remember criminal activity that occurred in 2007 and in 2008. Lil Wayne also claimed he did not remember serving jail time, most notably eight months at New York City's Rikers Island during 2010.
According to TMZ, the judge was not amused and scolded the rapper, saying the videos highlighted "unreasonable conduct in the deposition" and "irresponsible behavior."
Watch the Lil Wayne deposition video below.