Entrepreneur and rapper Rick Ross, is attached to life support, after he was found at his Davie, FL home unconscious. TMZ is reporting that a Ross family member denied the rapper is in the hospital. A Davie, police department spokesperson confirmed that police responded to Ross’s home and he was transported to a hospital where he is in critical condition. A source explained that Ross is now on a ECMO machine, which takes over lung and heart functions of a person. It was first reported that Ross was battling pneumonia.
Family members of the rapper, have been flocking to Miami to be at the bedside of Ross. An unidentified man called 911 on Thursday to report that a man was unresponsive. The same man tried to give the rapper mouth to mouth resuscitation, but quickly called 911. Ross had a health scare in 2011 when he was hospitalized in Alabama after suffering seizures.. The 42 year old rapper told ‘Rolling Stone’ that he lost 75 pounds after suffering the seizures. A source at the hospital told TMZ that the rapper’s condition is ‘dire’.
There have been a steady stream of former girlfriends, and current companions arriving at the hospital to see Ross. The rapper has been nominated for four Grammy awards. Ross has said he’s ‘deeply religious’ and prays shortly before he goes on stage. Ross has two children, he had a daughter last year, with his current on again off again girlfriend, model Briana Camille. Fans of the rapper’s took to Twitter to offer prayers for Ross and his family. One said, “Prayers going to @rickross, pull through, you’re my favorite artist,” In 2016 a former girlfriend Tia Kemp filed for more child support for Ross’ now 12 year old son. Kemp claimed that Ross has not been in his son’s life, and it has caused him a lot of emotional damage.