Jeremih ‘on a ventilator battling COVID-19 in the ICU’… as 50 Cent and Chance the Rapper ask fans to pray for his health
- Jeremih, 33, is reportedly in intensive care due to extreme coronavirus symptoms
- 50 Cent tweeted Saturday ‘pray for my boy Jeremih he’s not doing good this covid s*** is real’ adding, ‘he’s in ICU in Chicago’
- Born Jeremy Phillip Felton, Jeremih signed with Def Jam Records in 2009, and has worked with 50, Ludacris and Ty Dolla Sign among others
Jeremih is reportedly on a ventilator battling COVID-19 in the ICU.
TMZ reported Saturday the singer’s prognosis was ‘bleak’, and his condition had grown worse.
50 Cent and Chance the Rapper were among the stars asking fans to send their prayers to Jeremih.
Ill: Jeremih is reportedly on a ventilator battling COVID-19 in the ICU in Chicago, Illinois; seen in 2016
Just before noon on Saturday, 50, who was featured on Jeremih’s 2010 single Down on Me, tweeted about the rapper’s condition.
‘pray for my boy Jeremih he’s not doing good this covid s*** is real,’ the Power star wrote, adding prayer hands emoji.
Later, he added, ‘he’s in ICU in Chicago’.
Chance also chimed in on Saturday, with a sincere call for prayers for his friend.
‘Please if you can take a second to pray for my friend Jeremih, he is like a brother to me and he’s ill right now.
‘I believe in the healing power of Jesus so if you can for me please please say a prayer over him,’ he concluded.
Sources close to the situation tell TMZ … Jeremih is currently on a breathing ventilator within the ICU he’s being treated at, and we’re told his condition has recently gotten worse.
Jeremih is fighting for his life, battling COVID-19 — he’s currently hospitalized in the ICU and the prognosis is bleak … sources tell TMZ.
Sources with direct knowledge tell us the R&B singer is being treated at a hospital for COVID-19. It’s unclear how long he’s been admitted, or how long he’s had the virus … but he is not doing well.
Word that he was seriously ill started percolating online Saturday — with rappers like 50 Cent, Chance the Rapper, producer Hitmaka and others asking for prayers on Jeremih’s behalf, but not necessarily saying what exactly was wrong with him at first.
Fitty was the only one who gave a bit more insight, claiming it was COVID-related — while also saying Jeremih was hospitalized in his native city of Chicago.
50 wrote, “pray for my boy Jeremih he’s not doing good this covid s*** is real.” He added, “he’s in ICU in Chicago.”
Celebrity friends of singer Jeremih are asking fans to pray for him right now while he battles a mystery illness.
Not much is known at this point about what happened to the 33-year-old singer, but Chance the Rapper did say he is “ill.”
“Please if you can take a second to pray for my friend Jeremih, he is like a brother to me and he’s ill right now. I believe in the healing power of Jesus so if you can for me please please say a prayer over him,” Chance tweeted on Saturday (November 14).
50 Cent says that Jeremih is battling COVID-19, but that has not been confirmed yet.
Hitmaka said, “We need that energy. Pray for my brother. He gone shake back.”
You can see what the friends are saying below. We’re sending our thoughts and prayers to Jeremih right now.