LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Rapper Lil Wayne said he’s doing fine Friday despite conflicting reports that he’s near death.
The 30-year-old hip-hop artist, whose publicist said he is doing well after suffering from a seizure, posted a short message to his fans on Twitter around 6:30 p.m.READ MORE: 'They've Adjusted Really Well': State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Gets A Look At LAUSD's COVID-19 Safety Precautions
Rapper Mack Maine echoed Wayne’s sentiments on his own Twitter account and blasted the media for the false reports.
TMZ reported the rapper was in a medically-induced coma and breathing through tubes after overdosing on sizzurp, a drink made with prescription codeine cough syrup, on Wednesday.
The entertainment website said Lil Wayne, whose real name is Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., was originally rushed to Cedars-Sinai hospital Tuesday after suffering multiple seizures.
He was reportedly released Wednesday, but was taken to the hospital again hours later after the codeine binge, TMZ said.MORE NEWS: Animal Cruelty Charges May Be Sought After Severely Neglected English Bulldog Puppy Found At Coachella Property Dies
At one point, TMZ said Wayne was about to receive his last rites.