Waka Flocka Flame had people outraged after he posted a Snapchat video of a crying toddler in a dog cage. It turns out, the little girl in the clip, is his niece, who locked herself in the cage.

In a video (by way of TMZ), the Atlanta rhymer explained that his niece somehow found herself locked inside the dog crate. As a joke, he made a jail reference by saying that he was bonding her out. Waka Flocka says the whole thing was “taken out of context" and he was "simply letting her out."

At first, the video is a little alarming and with no background info or a telling caption to explain the situation, it left many people uneasy and concerned for the child’s well being.

But thankfully, we can all relax since it was only an embarrassing “family situation” in the Waka household.

For the record, Waka Flocka doesn’t have any biological kids. He just has a stepdaughter whom he shares with his wife, Love and Hip Hop Atlanta star Tami Rivera.

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