Rick Ross Is Not on Life Support, Fat Trel Confirms
Rick Ross was rumored to be on a life support machine today following reports that he had been hospitalized after being found unresponsive at his Miami home this morning (March 2). His close friend and fellow MMG artist Fat Trel is now taking to Instagram to dispel those rumors.
Ross was reportedly on a machine that was taking over the functions of his heart and lungs, but Fat Trel claims he spoke to Rozay and he's alive and well.
Fat Trel did confirm that Ross is in the hospital but denied that the rapper is on life support. "JUS TALKED 2 MY BIG HOMIE... HE GOOD... HE IN DA HOSPITAL BUT HE IS NOT ON “LIFE SUPPORT” ... HE GOOD💯💯💯," he wrote.
Earlier today (March 2), it was reported that Rick Ross was hospitalized with possible pneumonia after being discovered unresponsive at his Miami home. Now, sources close to Ross have said he's been put on a form of life support.
According to TMZ, Rozay has been hooked up to a machine that takes over the function of his lungs and heart. It's believed the rapper is in the cardiac unit of a Miami-area hospital, which is a strong sign that Ross may have suffered a heart attack.
Doctors are reportedly using a technique called extracorporeal membrane oxygenation or ECMO, which oxygenates blood outside of the body before being pumping it back into the body.
According to earlier reports, someone from the Rather You Than Me rapper's home called 911 after they found Rozay "slobbing from the mouth" around 3:30 A.M. on Thursday (March 1). The caller also allegedly said Ross was "breathing heavily" while unresponsive in the middle of the night.
While Ross' team has not confirmed his whereabouts, a rep for the rapper did reveal he had to cancel an appearance last night due to his hospitalization, but a family member of Ross denies the reports.
The "Trap Trap Trap" artist has had a history of medical problems, and has previously suffered from multiple seizures on two different flights. After the health scare, he decided to change his diet and lifestyle, which led him to eventually drop 100 pounds.
XXL has reached out to Rick Ross' team at Epic Records for a comment about his current health status.
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