On Tuesday, it was reported that the Young Money head was taken to Cedars-Sinai after suffering multiple seizures, and on Friday (March 15), he was back, this time in the ICU after his bodyguards found him unconscious, according to TMZ.
The situation is similar to the reported seizure like-symptoms Weezy suffered while aboard his private jet in October. After a pair of hospital visits, the "No Worries" MC appeared to be well, and in November, he admitted to MTV News correspondent Sway Calloway that he was on medication to treat his condition during an interview in which he was sweating profusely. "I don't want y'all to think I'm on nothing, man. I'm on seizure medicine, man, that's all," Wayne revealed.
In the past, Wayne has battled a well-documented syrup addiction, and sources told TMZ that his stomach was pumped three times to flush the codeine from his system. Wayne expressed to MTV News in 2008 that quitting syrup — which is a combination of prescription-strength cough syrup and a soft drink — wasn't a simple option. "It ain't that easy — feels like death in your stomach when you stop doing that sh--. You gotta learn how to stop, you gotta go through detox," he said.
In a 2009 pre-Grammy interview with Katie Couric, Wayne stated that he was no longer addicted to the drink, even if he was routinely seen with a double cup, the vessel most commonly associated with syrup.
At press time, it was uncertain how Wayne's possible syrup use or his history of seizures factored into his current condition, but through it all, his YMCMB family has been messaging that the rapper is on the road to recovery, vehemently shooting down the dire reports. "I'm good everybody. Thx for the prayers and love," read a message from Wayne's Twitter account on Friday
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