Rich Homie Quan Apologizes For Smoking Weed Next To Son

By Staff  |  09/26/2015

Rich Homie Quan

Following backlash over a video of him smoking weed while holding his 1-year-old son, Rich Homie Quan responds... expressing his regret over the incident.

The Atlanta rapper took to Instagram on Friday (Sept. 25) to apologize for the video, which has prompted an investigation from local police and Child Protective Services.

To whom it may concern: First off,I would like to apologize to my son,(Royal) my fans  and all the parents around the world.By no means would I do anything to hurt my son or any kid in the world.I regret that I chose to continue to smoke once Royal jumped in my lap.After looking back on it I realize my error and I am sorry for my actions. I would also like to take the time to let people around the world know that this pedestal that I have been placed upon I do not take it for granted but I need people to understand that I am only human and I make mistakes just like anyone else. In spite of this situation I will continue to strive to be the best parent I can be. Thanks RHQ!!

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"To whom it may concern: First off,I would like to apologize to my son, (Royal) my fans and all the parents around the world," Quan writes, alongside a picture of him kissing his son. "By no means would I do anything to hurt my son or any kid in the world.

"I regret that I chose to continue to smoke once Royal jumped in my lap," he continued. "After looking back on it I realize my error and I am sorry for my actions. I would also like to take the time to let people around the world know that this pedestal that I have been placed upon I do not take it for granted but I need people to understand that I am only human and I make mistakes just like anyone else. In spite of this situation I will continue to strive to be the best parent I can be. Thanks RHQ!!"

In addition to determining whether the rapper is a fit parent, police are also investigating whether he should face charges of child endangerment and and reckless behavior.