The rapper Fat Trel, who is signed to Ross’s record label, said Ross was “good” and was not on life support.
He posted on Instagram: “JUS TALKED 2 MY BIG HOMIE… HE GOOD… HE IN DA HOSPITAL BUT HE IS NOT ON “LIFE SUPPORT” … HE GOOD.”
According to reports Ross, 42, was found “unresponsive” when emergency services were called to his Miami home on Thursday (March 01) morning. TMZ claims that Ross is being treated in the cardiac unit, possibly indicating that he suffered a heart attack. The website first reported that Ross was being treated for pneumonia at a local hospital.
Ross has received the support of Missy Elliott, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Gucci Mane, Fat Joe, and Snoop Dogg and actor and comedian Martin Lawrence who are among stars urging fans to pray for him.
”I BELIEVE in the Power of Prayer Sending Prayers up for Rick Ross,” wrote Missy Elliott.
Combs said: “Let’s all pray for Rick Ross.” Snoop Dogg said he was praying for “my guy Rick Ross” and added: “Hope you pull thru my brotha.”
“Everyone pray for my buddy RickRoss to get well soon!” rapper Gucci Mane wrote.
“These Things Happen” rapper G-Eazy tweeted, “Prayers for rick ross.”
“God bless my brother Rick Ross,” tweeted rapper/actor Fat Joe. “I’m praying to the highest level love you bro.”
The actor and comedian Martin Lawrence tweeted: “Prayers up for Rick Ross and his family.” Ross suffered two seizures within the space of six hours in 2011.