Rick Ross hospitalized; machine keeping him alive, TMZ reports

Emergency crews called to Rick Ross’ home

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Ross had a health scare in his home in the Miami area on Thursday morning.

When asked by TMZ if he had any words for Ross, the Hotline Bling hitmaker said: "I'm praying".

Dailymail reported that the caller of emergency services said Rick Ross has a history of seizures.

TMZ mentions that authorities claim Ross was "belligerent" when he regained consciousness.

An ambulance took the 42-year-old Florida native to a hospital, where he was treated for respiratory issues. The source suggests it could be for pneumonia as well. Sources connected to the MMG CEO say he's been placed in the cardiac unit of a local Miami hospital as he works to regain consciousness.

What's really going on with Ross?

Altogether, Ross lost 100 pounds.

High wind warning issued, with gusts up to 60 miles per hour expected
The National Weather Service is also predicting severe beach erosion for areas of the Eastern Shore and risky marine conditions. Some rain showers are expected before the high-speed winds hit and a high near 46 degrees is predicted for Friday .

Fat Trel, a kindred rapper and dear companion, confirmed that Ross was in a hospital, saying he was doing "great", yet "isn't on life support", BET revealed. I can speculate that we didn't get involved.

Rick Ross or a rep from his team has not released a statement regarding this report.

His health issues have also been well documented. He later told BET's 106 & Park that "it was a case of me not getting enough rest, enough sleep".

Ross also is famous for his feuds, as with fellow rap star 50 Cent, and for run-ins with police.

Rolling Stone quotes Rick as follows.

When he came to, Ross reportedly became "combative" with emergency medical crews, leading to officers being called to the scene, PEOPLE reports.

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