Dwayne Michael Turner is best recognized as the biological father of Lil Wayne who hates his father a lot. His parents divorced when he was two and his father permanently abandoned the family.
Carter gave an explanation for using the name Wayne rather than his given name when CBS interviewer Katie Couric questioned him about it,
“I dropped the D because I’m a junior and my father is living and he’s not in my life and he’s never been in my life. So I don’t want to be Dwayne, I’d rather be Wayne”. Asked if his father knew of this, Carter replied, “He knows now”.
Carter has stated that his late stepfather Reginald “Rabbit” McDonald is his biological father. Carter has a tattoo of Ronald McDonald.
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Dwayne Michael Turner and Lil Wayne Relationship
There are several reasons why Lil Wayne harbors such strong feelings of bitterness towards his biological father. Firstly, his father was largely absent from his life, leaving Lil Wayne feeling abandoned and neglected.
There were experiences of emotional and physical abuse, even more damaging their already difficult relationship. Lastly, Lil Wayne’s father was heavily involved in criminal activities. All of these factors combined have led to Lil Wayne’s deep-seated rivalry towards his biological father.
Lil Wayne Is Close To Rabbit McDonald
Lil saw his late stepfather Rabbit McDonald as his biological father. He even got his first tattoo of Rabbit’s name in memory of him, who died when he was 14 years old. Birdman, the CEO of Cash Money Records, was another person he referred to as his father.
Who Is Dwayne Michael Turner Married With?
Dwayne Michael Turner was married with Jacida Carter, a cook. Couple divorced when Lil Wayne was only two years old. His parents may have gone their separate ways, Lil Wayne’s upbringing taught him the importance of his mother as she raised him as a single mother.