Ice-T Reveals His Father-In-Law Has COVID-19 After Refusing To Wear A Mask

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 18: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Ice-T visits SiriusXM Studios on February 18, 2020 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Ice-T Reveals His Father-In-Law Has COVID-19 After Refusing To Wear A Mask

He was “close to death” for 40 days.

Published November 30th

Written by Paul Meara

Ice-T has a message for his followers: Take the coronavirus pandemic seriously.

Taking to his Twitter account, the rapper and actor shared a cautionary tale about his wife Coco Austin’s father, who he says refused to wear a mask in public, and is now fighting for his life after catching COVID-19.

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“My father-in-law ‘Coco’s dad’ was a serious ‘No Masker’  COVID hit him. Pneumonia in both lungs.. 40 days in ICU close to death.. Now he’s on Oxygen indefinitely,” he captioned a picture of his father-in-law Steve Austin wearing an oxygen mask. “Ohhh he’s a Believer now..#COVIDisNotAGame.”

The Statesville Record & Landmark reports Steve Austin lost 30 pounds while battling the deadly virus in an Arizona hospital. They confirmed he was on an oxygen machine at the time.

Photo: Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images

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