Ice Dice revealed that he misplaced out on a hefty paycheck as a result of he refused to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
“I turned down a film as a result of I didn’t wanna get the motherf—king jab,” the “Straight Outta Compton” rapper, 53, revealed on the Monday, November 21, episode of the “Million Dollaz Price of Sport” podcast. “I turned down $9 million as a result of I didn’t wish to get the jab. F—ok that jab, and f—ok y’all for attempting to make me get it. I don’t know the way Hollywood really feel about me proper now.”
The N.W.A. star clarified, “I didn’t flip [$9 million] down. Them motherf—kers wouldn’t give it to me as a result of I wouldn’t get the shot. I didn’t flip it down. They only didn’t give it to me.”
Although Ice Dice didn’t title the movie on the podcast, in accordance with The Hollywood Reporter, the Friday actor was referring to the upcoming Jack Black comedy Oh Hell No.
The Middle for Illness Management states that the “vaccines are protected and efficient” and “recommends COVID-19 vaccines for everybody 6 months and older and boosters for everybody 5 years and older, if eligible.” The CDC additionally notes that “COVID-19 vaccination considerably lowers your danger of extreme sickness, hospitalization and loss of life if you happen to get contaminated.”
The “It Was a Good Day” artist joins a handful of different stars who’ve spoken out about their resolution to not get vaccinated towards COVID.
Aaron Rodgers drew criticism in November 2021 after he was identified with coronavirus and revealed he wasn’t vaccinated — regardless of beforehand saying that he was “immunized” towards the illness.
“It wasn’t some type of ruse or lie, it was the reality. Had there been a follow-up to my assertion that I’d been immunized, I might have responded with this: I might have mentioned, ‘Look, I’m not some type of anti-vax flat-Earther. I’m any individual who’s a essential thinker,’” the Inexperienced Bay Packers quarterback, 38, mentioned on The Pat McAffee Present on the time. “I march to the beat of my very own drum. I consider strongly in bodily autonomy, [in the] skill to make decisions to your physique, to not need to acquiesce to some woke tradition or crazed group of people who say it’s important to do one thing.”
Whereas a number of stars have spoken out towards the vaccine, the vast majority of Hollywood has been on board with getting the pictures.
“Totally….VACCINATED!!! Grateful past measure,” Julia Roberts wrote through Instagram in Might 2021. “If you’re not vaccinated and have the GOOD FORTUNE to get vaccinated- go,go,go! #weareinthistogether.”
Sarah Hyland, for her half, shared through Instagram in September 2021, “Received my booster vaccine AND my flu shot!!! Keep wholesome and belief SCIENCE my associates!”