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50 Cent Hospitalized for Reported Stomach Virus

50 Cent Hospitalized for Reported Stomach Virus

50 Cent tweeted photos from his hospital bed.

Published May 17, 2012

50 Cent aroused concern from fans in the Twittersphere yesterday when he revealed he had checked into a hospital. The G-Unit general didn't specify what was ailing him, but tweeted photos of himself reclining in a hospital bed with an IV in his arm.

Late Wednesday DJ Drama, who has been working with Fif on a new Gangsta Grillz mixtape, told XXL.com that the rapper and mogul had come down with a stomach virus.

“First they wanted to keep it quiet, but he’s not a quiet guy,” Drama said. “He should be cool. It’s nothing that serious. We still gonna do our promo run stuff [Thursday].” 

In a tweet earlier this morning, 50 said his condition had improved and he wouldn't be hospitalized much longer.

"I'm feeling better today I think I'm gonna get out of the hospital soon," he wrote.

The Lost Tape, Fif's upcoming Gangsta Grillz release, is still scheduled to drop next Tuesday (5/22). In a tweet Wednesday, 50 posted a humorous photo of himself frowning while surrounded by cuddly stuffed animals.

“Do not do a @djdrama gangsta grillz this is all I get," he joked. "Ain’t this a b*tch. I give 15 tracks you give me this.”

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Written by Reggie Ugwu

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