Lil Wayne Stays by Toya and Reginae's Side After Family Tragedy

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Lil Wayne put family first, and rushed to Toya and Reginae's side after hearing the news about Toya's brothers - Rudy and Josh Johnson.

Lil Wayne hasn't left the side of his ex-wife and daughter ever since tragedy struck the family Sunday morning. 

TMZ reports Weezy jetted to Toya and Reginae - literally - after he heard the news of his first (and only) wife's brothers' deaths. Sources told the media outlet that "Wayne was completely devastated over the death of his ex's brothers, and wanted to get to Toya and their daughter as soon as he could to pay his respects."

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The funeral service for Rudy and Josh Johnson is scheduled to take place in New Orleans, LA this afternoon however, the Young Money mogul has choosen not to attend out of the respect for the family by not allowing the service to turn into a "media circus."

Lil Wayne is taking Rudy's death especially hard since Rudy used to live with Wayne.

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