*Ice-T took to social media this week to urge his fans to exercise caution amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the rise of the Omicron variant.
As reported by the explosion, the rapper and “Law & Order” star tweeted: “FYI: I have 5 friends who are fighting Covid right now … 2 in the hospital,” he said, adding: “I know it’s been a long time …… But it’s NOT gone Stay safe people.
Around the same time last year, Ice-T shared an update on the state of health of his stepfather Steve who contracted the virus last summer.
We have previously reported… Steve had to be hospitalized in Arizona in July 2020 due to the coronavirus. Ice revealed last December that Steve was now “on Oxygen indefinitely”.
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FYI: I have 5 friends who are fighting Covid right now… 2 in the hospital .. I know it’s been a long time …… But it’s NOT gone. Stay safe people. ??
– ICE T (@FINALLEVEL) December 27, 2021
“My stepdad ‘Coco’s dad’ was a serious ‘No Masker’ COVID hit him,” he wrote on Twitter at the time. “Pneumonia in both lungs… 40 days in intensive care near death… Now he’s on oxygen indefinitely. “
Ice-T also shared a photo of his stepfather wearing an oxygen mask, writing, “Ohhh, he’s a believer now .. #COVIDisNotAGame.”
The hip-hip icon told Jimmy Fallon last year, “Coco’s dad is a guy who doesn’t hide in Harley Davidson,” he said. “[Coronavirus] put it on your back.
He went on to explain that Steve had pneumonia in both lungs and was almost put on a ventilator.
“It took her a month to get out of the hospital,” Ice-T said. “Now he’s home, but his lungs are damaged indefinitely. “
It took her stepfather “a month to get out of the hospital.”
“There are still non-believers,” he said of the public’s response to the potentially deadly coronavirus. “I’ve been through so much in my life that I don’t want to die because of it, especially with a new girl. I am aware and I am worried and I am careful.