HIPPA laws were definitely violated when the hospital leaked information about the stars condition to TMZ. The Entertainment website stated that he was in an induced coma and that family and friends were gathering to say goodbye. Mack Maine, Toya Wright, and T.I. expressed their ill feelings toward TMZ via twitter. TMZ later removed the statement about his family and friends saying their goodbyes but stands behind the other claims.
It has also been reported that inside sources say the hospital's staff are under investigation.
In Austin, Texas, Usher performed a surprise show with The Afghan Whigs at SXSW. The multi Grammy wining star took a moment to express his concern and well wishes.
One of my fellow artists, good friend, Lil Wayne is going through a real hard time right now. And I just want to say that I have a positive attitude about his fate, there’s a lot of positive energy out there. Can we give it up for him one time?See video below: