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Numerous People Close To Rick Ross Are Denying He's On Life Support

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 08:  Rapper Rick Ross visits at SiriusXM Studios on March 8, 2017 in New York City.  (Photo by Matthew Eisman/Getty Images)

Numerous People Close To Rick Ross Are Denying He's On Life Support

TMZ previously reported that the MMG boss was close to death.

PUBLISHED ON : MARCH 2, 2018 / 08:45 PM


According to Fat Trel and others who are known to be close to Rick Ross, the Maybach Music boss is in the hospital but not on life support.

The D.C. based rapper, who signed to MMG back in 2013, took to Instagram to provide an update and share what he learned during a discussion he said he had with Rozay.


Karen Civil, who helped debunk the TMZ reports that Lil Wayne was very close to death back in 2013, also says that Ross was never on life support and is doing ok.

"Just got off the phone with a close source from Rick Ross camp and they reported that he is okay and he was never on life support," Civil tweeted minutes ago.

Good to hear this positive news about Rozay's health. Hopefully he'll be able to leave the hospital very soon.

BTW, TMZ updated their initial story and now say "Rick's family denies he is on ECMO." Perhaps they should've spoken with them first before running with that story.


Rick Ross has reportedly been put on life support at a Miami-area hospital.

According sources close to TMZ, the MMG mogul was hooked up to a machine that is performing the functions of his heart and lungs. He's currently getting treatment in the cardiatric unit.

The source describes the procedure as ECMO, or extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. It's a technique used to oxygenate blood outside of one's body before it's pumped back inside.

This latest development comes after reports that Ross suffered a heart attack, which manifested itself as respiratory issues early yesterday morning (March 1).

Initial Report:

According to TMZ, MMG rap boss Rick Ross was rushed to a hospital on Thursday (March 1) after he was found unresponsive and breathing heavily.

The site reports that someone from his Miami home called the police after finding him under these conditions at 3:30 a.m., saying that the person in distress had a history of seizures. When the person attempted to wake him, he was “slobbing out the mouth.”

When he recovered from the bout of unconsciousness, TMZ says he became combative. After he was transported to the hospital by way of an ambulance, the site reports that he’s currently receiving a respiratory treatment for possible pneumonia. However, while further reports state that the medical emergency is heart-related, TMZ concludes that an unnamed family member denies that he’s even in the hospital.

Despite the contradicting reports, sends its well wishes to Ross amid the alleged emergency situation.

Written by Diamond Alexis

(Photo: Matthew Eisman/Getty Images)


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