New York mayor hopeful Malcolm Smith took offense to rapper Lil Wayne saying he didn't like New York. Wayne, 29, made the snarky remark in a MTV interview that was published on MTV.com.

Smith spoke out in defense of the Big Apple, according to Page Six.

“I take strong exception to the words ‘I don’t like New York,’ ” said the ex-Senate majority leader in a Times Square news conference yesterday.

Smith continued: “If you don’t like New York, you don’t have to come to New York, you don’t have to sell your products here, and perhaps we won’t come to your concerts."

Mr. Smith should take care to remember that this great country was founded on the principles that even a gremlin has the right to express his opinions.

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    • Trendsetter

      :zzz:

    • Trendsetter

      Now Malcolm Smith is going to damn far....everybody is not entitled to like NY

    • http://chokolatemilk.blogspot.com Choco aka Hippie

      What is wrong with the Mayor using the same rights the Gremlin did - all he said was if you don't like it dont come here....

    • renegadesince1985

      If I got locked up and served time in NYC I probably wouldn't like it either....Has this guy heard of the free speech???? :coffee:

    • Trendsetter

      Smith didn't have to even respond to Wayne's comment...

    • Xena68

      Really :rolleyes:

    • Trendsetter

      “I take strong exception to the words ‘I don’t like New York,’ ” said the ex-Senate majority leader in a Times Square news conference yesterday.

      Smith continued: “If you don’t like New York, you don’t have to come to New York, you don’t have to sell your products here, and perhaps we won’t come to your concerts.”

      ________________________

      Now this is doing way too much

    • http://youtu.be/rGrqW3nx5HM kimip84

      Mr. Smith shut up and have a seat...

    • Ms.Fashion

      The 2nd moring glory???? OMG???

      This lady taking Tourist pictures and submitting them!!!

      GTFOH :rofl:

    • free

      well he has been arrested and jailed there. i'm sure it's not the people. everything has to be in context.

    • lisaROSE

      NEW YORKER TAKE OFFENSE TO PEOPLE WHO DONT LIKE NEW YORK!!! SO F THAT DIRTY GREMLIN !!!! APPARENTLY HE DOESNT LIKE SHOWERS EITHIER

    • free

      Trendsetter says: Smith didn’t have to even respond to Wayne’s comment…

      *******************

      dude had a press conference. i mean, aren't there other far more pressing matters to attend to????

    • Trendsetter

      free says:

      dude had a press conference. i mean, aren’t there other far more pressing matters to attend to????

      ____________________________

      my sentiments exact!!!

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgWgEoaAYDY FeFe

      :coffee:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIBVMdplt94&feature=related OHoney

      Ms.Fashion says:
      The 2nd moring glory???? OMG???
      This lady taking Tourist pictures and submitting them!!!
      _____________________________________________________________
      leave >>> :kona:

    • Such A F’n Lady

      He must not have chit else to do. Somebody please find something to keep this man busy. :coffee:

    • capricorn83

      According to TMZ, he wants an apology from Lil Wayne. :lmao: Not even a Wayne fan, but SERIOUSLY?!? Be seated, Malcom

    • Ms. Everything

      It annoys me to no end when politicians make public statements about meaningless things that celebrities do. Wayne's opinion on NY is simply that, his opinion. What's the point of making public statement about it? :rolleyes: Just like all the politicians who were speaking out on Chick-Fil-A.... you can't stop anyone from coming to your state for legal purposes so shut your mouth about it

    • Ms.Fashion

      OHoney says:

      Ms.Fashion says:
      The 2nd moring glory???? OMG???
      This lady taking Tourist pictures and submitting them!!!
      _____________________________________________________________
      leave >>> :kona:

      ____________________

      I am tired of these Morning Mash Ups getting me put in the corner!! :kona:

    • Such A F’n Lady

      capricorn83 says:

      According to TMZ, he wants an apology from Lil Wayne. :lmao: Not even a Wayne fan, but SERIOUSLY?!? Be seated, Malcom
      _________________________________

      Really? :huh:

      Bet his name his mentioned on Wayne's next song though. You know he gonna have something to say bout his azz. Mister Mayor, he coming for yo azz :coffee:

    • NaijaGal

      awwww dude thought lil wayne would garner him some publicity...and by george he was right...he should be worrying about the education system in NY, crime in NY, housing in NY but no let's build the platform on lil wayne not liking NY...btw I don't like NY either, now what?

    • Bad Influence

      ummm im confused as to why ANYBODY would take offense to what Malcolm said...

      nigga u blaming a WHOLE state for a few issues u have had with a person or 2 and YOUR ass broke the law in NY....if he dislikes NY so much, keep ur ugly little ass outta NY and take ur ratpack of "artists" with u...why should NY support a monkey roach who stated he disliked the whole fuggin state??

    • Native New Yorker

      Well he just lost my vote. Smh. Who cares if someone doesn't like NY? I mean really is that gonna bring my taxes down? Ijs

    • luVn_liFe…

      ION Like LiL Wayne.There Even Swap aint No swindle! OKKKKK

    • NaijaGal

      capricorn83 says:

      According to TMZ, he wants an apology from Lil Wayne. :lmao: Not even a Wayne fan, but SERIOUSLY?!? Be seated, Malcom
      ==================
      let us all get up so Malcom can pick which seat he'd like to have

    • Such A F’n Lady

      Imma need Weezy to pull his damn shorts up though. :mad:

    • Bad Influence

      now him wanting an apology and all is too damn much...

    • dancerbee93

      dude had a press conference. i mean, aren’t there other far more pressing matters to attend to????

      ***************************
      im pretty sure they have ALOT of murders that need to be solved and corruption to be rid of..find some business to attend to like banning celebrities from carrying their children that are 4 and older in NYC :coffee:

    • yallcrazy

      Mr. Smith should take care to remember that this great country was founded on the principles that even a gremlin has the right to express his opinions.

      And George Washington was a drug dealer, now what? #randomiknow #buttrue

      How about if you're trying to get elected, just ignore nonsense. Some ish just ain't even worth addressing IMB
      ==================
      :rules: FREE IGO yo! :cuss:

    • http://twitter.com/#!/Birdshu Bird

      A lot of people don't like NYC. People there are VERY unfriendly and some folks are taken aback by that. I love it. LOVE IT and take every opportunity to be as bad azz as them when I'm there. I race the cab drivers and errthang. The mayoral hopeful shouldn't take it so personally.

    • Gigi26

      :blink:

      Malcolm had to show his ass huh?! Negro serve your constituents and shut yo ass up son Damn! This coming from a darn Nyer!

      If Lil Wayne don't like NY, so be it. It damn sure doesn't warrant a press conference. Fuktard.

    • YSoSrs HuntyBooBooChile

      Who of any REAL importance or influence gives a flaccid fck about what Lil Wayne thinks about anything? :rolleyes:

    • Aryanna

      Aye, Im with Mr. Smith on this one.. if you dont like NY.. dont come.. simple and plain.

      Why do we even care that one person doesn't like a state.. do u know how dumb that sounds? Who is Wayne?

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIBVMdplt94&feature=related OHoney

      YSoSrs HuntyBooBooChile says:
      Now let us :gossip: about Igo now that he’s not here.
      ____________________________________________________________
      Ok let's :gossip:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgWgEoaAYDY FeFe

      ummmm, in more important news....

      y'all gonna congratulate me? I just got a promotion!!! :dance:

    • yallcrazy

      NaijaGal says:

      capricorn83 says:

      According to TMZ, he wants an apology from Lil Wayne. :lmao: Not even a Wayne fan, but SERIOUSLY?!? Be seated, Malcom
      ==================
      let us all get up so Malcom can pick which seat he’d like to have

      _/ regular
      ____/ fancy

      I__I emperor style

      Choose one Naija :rofl:

    • Bad Influence

      but seriously...these posts. is there no tea today??

      lemme go browse the web... :typing:

    • Bad Influence

      CONGRATSSSSSSSSS FeFe!! :hug:

    • Gigi26

      And Wayne is an idiot because his cash cow Nicki is from New York, :lol: some things we don't care to know...

      I see Sandra is showcasing Dummies this morning...

    • luVn_liFe…

      CONGRATULATIONS FEFE :party:

    • yallcrazy

      :party: Yay Fi!

      :danban: :dance:

      :smoke: *puts on in the air early* :lol:

      :waves: <---espeshul SR Unlimited-Emo Usage Hallpass
      #hacked

    • NaijaGal

      FEFE :partyhat: Congrats luv...so is you moving to FL then?

    • dancerbee93

      FeFe says:

      ummmm, in more important news….

      y’all gonna congratulate me? I just got a promotion!!!
      -----------------------------
      CONGRATS!! :partyhat: :dance: :buttshake:

    • NaijaGal

      YALLCRAY - let's go with regular...backpain will give him food for thought

    • Gigi26

      Yaaay Fefe!! :kneel:

    • yallcrazy

      OHoney says:

      YSoSrs HuntyBooBooChile says:
      Now let us :gossip: about Igo now that he’s not here.
      ____________________________________________________________
      Ok let’s :gossip:
      =======================
      You know she's a backstabber Yso :gossip:

      :nana: @her

    • Trendsetter

      FeFe says:

      ummmm, in more important news….

      y’all gonna congratulate me? I just got a promotion!!!
      ___________________________

      Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :party:

    • Anna

      Ms.Fashion says:

      The 2nd moring glory???? OMG???

      This lady taking Tourist pictures and submitting them!!!

      GTFOH
      ~~~~~~~~
      She looks older w/all the makeup vs the bikini pic.
      Congrats Fe Fe, is lunch on you today?

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgWgEoaAYDY FeFe

      Thanks everyone!!!!!!!!!!!

      @Naija

      Ion know yet... :lol:

      My job here decided to promote me and gave me a nice lil bump *cha ching*!!!

      But if the money is right in Florida I just might have to roll on out! :)

    • lovezoe

      Congrats Fefe :hugs:

    • NaijaGal

      Yesterday, Shyne released a Diddy diss record on to the web where he went in on Diddy for being a shady character while referencing the 9 year bid he spent in prison for ‘saving Diddy’s life’. He also logged on to twitter last night, and went HAM because he says that Diddy failed to fulfill his promises to lobby for him to get a Visa to return to the US after he was deported. He also claims that he knows Diddy was the one that went to the US Government to have him deported in the first place:
      =====================
      so the 10 years in prison wasn't enough to give him pause in dealing with Sean huh

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgWgEoaAYDY FeFe

      @Anna

      Yup, lunch and Drinks! :cheers:

    • yallcrazy

      Good morning Sandra,

      My name is Nik Bey from Philadelphia and I’m a 40 year that just starting modeling…I know I’m on the “older” side of the game to start modeling but I enjoy being in front of the camera:) I would be honored if you would showcase some of my pictures and hopefully my Seasoned Sistahs that would like to model but afraid of their age would give it a try… CONFIDENCE IS KEY!

      Have a wonderful day and keep up the good work! BTW…I can’t get my day started without checking out www. SandraRose .com

      Be Blessed!
      --------------------------
      :warning: Bat Sign for Kdub or Cali

      CHAMONE somebody and rewrite this :coffee:

    • luVn_liFe…

      FeFe where to in Fl?

    • yallcrazy

      NaijaGal says:

      Yesterday, Shyne released a Diddy diss record on to the web where he went in on Diddy for being a shady character while referencing the 9 year bid he spent in prison for ‘saving Diddy’s life’. He also logged on to twitter last night, and went HAM because he says that Diddy failed to fulfill his promises to lobby for him to get a Visa to return to the US after he was deported. He also claims that he knows Diddy was the one that went to the US Government to have him deported in the first place:
      =====================
      so the 10 years in prison wasn’t enough to give him pause in dealing with Sean huh
      =================
      My sentiments exactly!
      Things I wouldn't trust PShiddy with:

      -my singing career (even though ION have one)

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgWgEoaAYDY FeFe

      @lovezoe

      :hugs: Thanks suga!

    • yallcrazy

      FeFe says:

      @Anna

      Yup, lunch and Drinks! :cheers:
      :yahoo: I'd like my drinks first, ya know before lunch :ashamed: *whispers this so MsDiva don't catch on* :D

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgWgEoaAYDY FeFe

      @luVn

      Jacksonville

    • lovezoe

      More like Shotgun Kelly ... 22-year-old rapper MGK threw back a giant shot of vodka during a concert in L.A. this weekend -- then SPAT IT INTO SOME CHICK'S MOUTH ... and TMZ has the bizarre footage.The rapper was performing at the Rock the Bells festival in San Bernardino Sunday -- when he took a massive swig out of a vodka bottle, then walked into the crowd with the liquid still in his mouth.Once he found his lady target -- using boob-dar -- MGK mother-birded the booze into the girl's anxiously-awaiting maw. It's pretty disgusting.Thankfully, the girl loved it.A rep for Rock the Bells tells TMZ ... MGK was kicked out of the event following the performance ... but it wasn't because of the vodka swig ... it was due to an "action that happened backstage."So far, details surrounding the "action" that got him booted are unclear.
      -------
      :vomit:

    • lovezoe

      I have to for some testing today. Send a prayer up for me.

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIBVMdplt94&feature=related OHoney

      Congrats :yahoo:

    • yallcrazy

      MGK

      Who is this? #faserious

    • yallcrazy

      You got it Zoe! :yes:

    • luVn_liFe…

      jville ok kay K! :D

    • yallcrazy

      :dryasspoopcorn:

    • NaijaGal

      LOVEZOE - you're already covered, so no worries :hug:

    • missmiami

      Auntie i :love: your sense of humor

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgWgEoaAYDY FeFe

      :wail: FREE I GO :wail:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIBVMdplt94&feature=related OHoney

      Did you get my text message?? :thinking:

    • Ms. Everything

      Umm @Y'all why are we freeing IGO? Where did he go? :waiting:

    • dancerbee93

      yallcrazy says:

      NaijaGal says:

      Yesterday, Shyne released a Diddy diss record on to the web where he went in on Diddy for being a shady character while referencing the 9 year bid he spent in prison for ‘saving Diddy’s life’. He also logged on to twitter last night, and went HAM because he says that Diddy failed to fulfill his promises to lobby for him to get a Visa to return to the US after he was deported. He also claims that he knows Diddy was the one that went to the US Government to have him deported in the first place:
      =====================
      so the 10 years in prison wasn’t enough to give him pause in dealing with Sean huh
      =================
      My sentiments exactly!
      Things I wouldn’t trust PShiddy with:

      -my singing career (even though ION have one)

      ----------------------------
      sounds like a lovers quarrel :shrugs:

    • 3halos

      And watch these morning 'struggles' as one lady put it ...come in and read all the reviews and think we are just hating and jealous. SMH. Ignorance is bliss and embarrassing...and so is not having a friend to tell you the truth before submitting your candid 'modeling' pics to a website. LORD HAD MERCY.

    • marquez269

      @msfashion :rofl:

    • NaijaGal

      a dolla makes me wanna holla honey boo boo
      :woohoo:

    • yallcrazy

      :smack: ION got it :wail:

      & I blame you for that! :wail:

    • MissHarlem

      For those that dont live in NY crime has been down for quite some time now (meaning more than a couple of years). Just thought you would want to know that before you throw some old ass non factor shade :coffee: you welcome

    • Trendsetter

      NaijaGal says:

      LOVEZOE – you’re already covered, so no worries
      _______________________

      :cosign:

    • Ms. Everything

      @Love that made me stomach hurt :hurl:

    • luVn_liFe…

      marquez269
      Whey U Been?

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIBVMdplt94&feature=related OHoney

      :crying: did you change your number?? Does it end in 29??

    • dancerbee93

      Trendsetter says:

      NaijaGal says:

      LOVEZOE – you’re already covered, so no worries
      _______________________

      ------------------
      I second that :cosign:

    • yallcrazy

      MsEverything

      IGO has been :ban: for his gravi :huh:

      Now this greased down bish was all nasty looking and all but damn a ban?

      Auntie waited until late to ask him to remove it, but by that time he was gone. So she banned him :shrug:

    • http://twitter.com/#!/Birdshu Bird

      FeFe says:

      I just got a promotion!!!
      ******************

      CONGRATULATIONS Suga Foot!!!! I hope you got a big fat raise with it.

    • marquez269

      @luvn
      I been very busy at work so I just lurk but today Im treating myself to take a break and comment with the rest of the SR Fam lol

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIBVMdplt94&feature=related OHoney

      I heard IGo was banned cause he kept taking side pictures and posting them on Twitter without adjusting them causing neck cramps and shyt :mad: :gossip:

    • MissHarlem

      Oh and Im also over these Morning Anuerysms enough is fckn enough. I love to give a cute chick some credit but these is just plain fckn ridiculous.

    • yallcrazy

      Bish, I left it :wail: I won't see it till later :cuss:

      And for the record I'mma beatchew :karate:

      ============
      Tell 'em SON :hug:

    • Ms. Everything

      @Y'all :cuss: If yall start an epetition somebody add my signature to the bottom

    • Gigi26

      For those that dont live in NY crime has been down for quite some time now (meaning more than a couple of years). Just thought you would want to know that before you throw some old ass non factor shade you welcome
      ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
      You tell em Harlem!! (Uptown baby Uptown baby) :lol:

    • YSoSrs HuntyBooBooChile

      @FEFE

      Congrats! :partyhat:

      @PSHIDDY

      Fck you. :coffee:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIBVMdplt94&feature=related OHoney

      Oh :oops: I thought you meant it didn't come through yet :lol:

    • luVn_liFe…

      :partyhat: marquez

      Daym I couldnt remember what IGOs Gravie was,that's considered not Family friendly,but.. it was just a bog booty :rumpshake:

      :smack: Oh yeah ion Own a blog let me :tape:

    • yallcrazy

      *talking e/c/s today*

      MsE, I gotchew yo! I put your name on that joint :lol:

    • NaijaGal

      :whistle:

      Hey, girl, ain't no mystery
      At least as far as I can see
      I wanna keep you here layin' next to me
      Sharin' our love between the sheets
      Ooh...baby, baby
      I feel your love surrounding me
      Whoa...ho...ho...ho...hoo...ooh...baby, baby
      Makin' love between the sheets
      Ooh, girl, let me hold you tight
      And you know I'll make you feel alright
      Oh, baby girl, just cling to me and let your mind be free
      While makin' love between the sheets
      Ooh, girl, I'll love you all night long
      And I know you felt it comin' on
      Ooh, darlin' just taste my love, ooh you taste so sweet
      Sharin' our love between the sheets
      Ooh...baby, baby
      I feel your love surrounding me
      Whoa...ho...ho...ho...ooh...baby, baby
      We're makin' love between the sheets

    • Ms.Fashion

      CONGRATS @FEFE!!!! :yahoo:

    • yallcrazy

      :chase: her

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

      :tea:

    • kingstonn

      have we already talked about "things lil wayne's breath/armpits may smell like?" i had to sit in a stupid ass meeting. :rolleyes:

    • yallcrazy

      NaijaGal says:

      :whistle:

      Hey, girl, ain’t no mystery
      At least as far as I can see
      I wanna keep you here layin’ next to me
      Sharin’ our love between the sheets
      Ooh…baby, baby
      I feel your love surrounding me
      Whoa…ho…ho…ho…hoo…ooh…baby, baby
      Makin’ love between the sheets
      Ooh, girl, let me hold you tight
      And you know I’ll make you feel alright
      Oh, baby girl, just cling to me and let your mind be free
      While makin’ love between the sheets
      Ooh, girl, I’ll love you all night long
      And I know you felt it comin’ on
      Ooh, darlin’ just taste my love, ooh you taste so sweet
      Sharin’ our love between the sheets
      Ooh…baby, baby
      I feel your love surrounding me
      Whoa…ho…ho…ho…ooh…baby, baby
      We’re makin’ love between the sheets

      e/c/s
      :love: I know this jawn wasn't to me yo, but word up this was my joint :rofl:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIBVMdplt94&feature=related OHoney

      kingstonn says:
      have we already talked about “things lil wayne’s breath/armpits may smell like?”
      ___________________________________________________________
      raw gizzards??

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgWgEoaAYDY FeFe

      @Ms.Everything

      He's been banned...and ion get it because @Man's gravie shows ass, and other gravies show oiled up thighs, legs, etc. :(

      @Bird

      Thanks hon! Yes, I got a nice lil bump! :)

      @YSo

      Thanks sweets! :hugs:

    • yallcrazy

      kingstonn says:

      have we already talked about “things lil wayne’s breath/armpits may smell like?” i had to sit in a stupid ass meeting. :rolleyes:

      :no: Feel free to begin :lol:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgWgEoaAYDY FeFe

      @Ms.Fashion

      thanks gorgeous! :hugs:

    • kingstonn

      @ fefe
      Manuel is white. he can't get banned. its in the unwritten rules of this blog. :tape:

      @ honey & yall
      i just get a vibe that he smells like wet pennies & cat pee. :no:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgWgEoaAYDY FeFe

      @kingstonn

      :lol: oh yeah, I forgot!

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIBVMdplt94&feature=related OHoney

      Kingstonnnnnn let me cook for you boo, meet me at The Melting Pot :biggrin: <<< #NoProberson

    • MissHarlem

      GIGI :fistbump: what up

      SON :2dance:

      and LMAO at you guys trying to come up with a logical reason as to why IGO got banned. There isnt any THE END

    • pointhimout

      I've never been so I can't quite say I dont like NY, but I have no interest in going to the big apple ever. Not none.

    • MissHarlem

      OHONEY :rofl: at no PROBERSON wheeewwww lawd good times at SR

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIBVMdplt94&feature=related OHoney

      pointhimout says:
      but I have no interest in going to the big apple ever. Not none.
      _____________________________________________________________
      #Also

    • NaijaGal

      I keep telling yall Sandra got her favorites and whe she finds a 'legitimate' reason to can you, she will...see previous bannings for example :coffee:

    • yallcrazy

      cat pee :dead:

      *shivers* #yikes

    • goat76

      This ain't the first time he said he don't like NY, didn't stop his bread then and won't stop it now.

      SMH @ this Smith dude. Really?? You're worried about some fake thug, skateboard wanna be rapper not liking NYC??? I'm sure someone is starving in NY, some elderly person don't have their lights on because the had to buy medicine and food! Ni99as I tell ya!!

    • Twilight

      I can dig it...and if i was a radio DJ @ a NYC radio station i wouldnt spin his music no more or any radio station that is in the Manhatan. this would includes video shows like 106 & Park and others like FUSE, MTV that play all his videos which is located uptown in Manhanttan. NY have nothing but love for Lil Wayne but if you dont like the city then i agree, don't come to perform or to promote where you really dont want to be. I take it not likeing the city means you dont want to be there unless one have to.

      He was locked up @ Rikers Island which sits on the water in Queens New York. I wouldnt like that part of New York either. But yeah it's a freedom of speech.