Ice-T’s struggling father-in-law not a COVID denier
Ice-T is coming at us with a SVU: A Scary Virus Replace.
Cautioning covidiots in opposition to shrugging off the hazards of the lethal coronavirus, the 62-year-old “Legislation & Order: Particular Victims Unit” staple took to social media with a stunning snapshot of his ”no masker” father-in-law, who got here “near loss of life” after failing to take the worldwide well being disaster critically.
“My father-in-law ‘Coco’s dad’ was a critical ‘No Masker’ COVID hit him. Pneumonia in each lungs.. 40 days in ICU near loss of life,” Ice-T tweeted Sunday about spouse Coco Austin’s father, Steve Austin. “Now he’s on Oxygen indefinitely. Ohhh he’s a Believer now..#COVIDisNotAGame.”
Doubling down on his demand that folks acknowledge the grim severity of the illness, the “O.G. Unique Gangster” rapper-turned-actor shared some phrases of knowledge he acquired from hip-hop veteran Scarface — who in April revealed he was “inches away from loss of life” after testing constructive for COVID-19 and was hit with kidney failure.
“Some individuals assume a Masks is an indication of weak spot,” Ice-T tweeted. “My homie [Scarface] who had it, instructed me.. ‘Ice, your Gangster can’t battle this sh**…..’ I heard him loud and clear!”
Whereas most followers brazenly appreciated the pony-tailed “SVU” star’s candor, one apathetic Twitter critic responded to the tweets by announcing they felt “no sympathy for non maskers who get COVID.” Ice-T told another critic that he was simply “attempting to warn individuals,” and he closed his coronavirus cautionary story by writing, “I’d NEVER want ANYONE illness… I don’t want that Karma.”
Coco first revealed her father contracted the virus on Father’s Day in June.
“My, powerful as an ox dad, the one which by no means goes to the physician, the one which doesn’t even take tylenol for ache, the one which by no means EVER will get sick, [we’re] speaking in regards to the authentic Steve Austin (cuz thats his actual title) is within the ICU requiring oxygen for #covid19,” she stated, captioning an Instagram publish of her and Steve collectively. “He’s having bother respiratory and looks like he’s being stabbed with pins all through his physique .. For all of the those who say it will probably’t occur to your loved ones..assume once more.”
In July she instructed Web page Six that her household was “falling aside” as her father battled the illness.
“I simply need him to drag by way of,” she stated. “I’ve been sending as a lot love as I can however there’s solely a lot I can do from a distance. I need to be within the room with him proper now and maintain his palms, and simply let him know that his household loves him, to push by way of, and that is too early for him to go.”
She gave an replace on Steve’s well being in August.
“Covid aftermath … My dad made it again dwelling! He’s covid free however remains to be coping with broken lungs that covid leaves behind.. He’s certain to an oxygen machine until who is aware of when however could be very fortunate ..He stated being within the hospital for a month was like jail,” she wrote on Instagram. “No home windows No guests and laying in a single spot and never having the ability to stroll round was attending to him.. He additionally provides you possibly can hear individuals moan in ache in the course of the evening and a few individuals werent making it ..So unhappy.”
Ice-T and Coco have been married for 15 years and share a 5-year-old daughter, Chanel.
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