Lil Wayne defends stepping on the national flag

Lil Wayne, the well known rapper, has stated that he actually meant no offense when he stepped onto the national flag of United States while shooting his new video. A cell phone footage revealed the rapper walking across the US national flag after it fall on the ground.

In one of is posts in the popular social networking site Facebook, he told that he never intended to "desecrate the flag of the United States of America". Lil Wayne has been shooting the video for the God Bless Amerika track. He stated that the video clip which surfaced on the internet was a camera trick clip.

Inn the Facebook post, he added: "It revealed that behind the American Flag was the Hoods of America.

"In the final edit of the video you will see the flag fall to reveal what is behind it but will never see it on the ground."

However, after all these clarifications, the rapper received stern criticism from many of his fans. Even in YouTube, Lil Wayne sparked his anger. One of his fans wrote: "There is absolutely no excuse for what was done to the flag."

Another one wrote: "Even if it fell down by an accident he still looked down, saw he was stepping on the flag and carried on."

Lil Wayne, who is also known as Weezy, will perform Wednesday, 28th August at the Sleep Train Arena, in an event with 2 Chainz and T.I. Tickets will go on sale on Friday, at 10 am through or you can call at 800-745-3000. Tickets are priced at $ 79.75, $ 59.75 and $ 39.75.