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Missy Elliott, Diddy among stars ‘praying’ for ‘hospitalised’ Rick Ross

A number of the rapper’s friends and colleagues have spoken out on Twitter following reports of a health scare.

Missy Elliott, Sean “Diddy” Combs and Snoop Dogg are among stars who have urged people to “pray” for rapper Rick Ross, who has reportedly been hospitalised.

According to reports from multiple US outlets including TMZ and People magazine, Ross was found to be “unresponsive” after the emergency services were called to his Miami home on Thursday morning.

The 42-year-old musician and entrepreneur has received the support of his famous friends on Twitter, including many in the hip-hop world.

Rapper Elliott wrote, alongside a praying hands emoji: “I BELIEVE in the Power of Prayer. Sending Prayers up for Rick Ross.”

Combs said: “Let’s all pray for Rick Ross.”

Snoop Dogg said he was praying for “my guy Rick Ross” and added: “Hope you pull thru my brotha.”

“Everyone pray for my buddy @RickRoss to get well soon!” rapper Gucci Mane commented.

Actor and comedian Martin Lawrence tweeted: “Prayers up for Rick Ross and his family.”

TMZ has said that Ross’s family have denied reports that the musician is on life support.

Rapper Fat Trel, who is signed to Ross’s record label, has said that Ross is “good” and is not on life support.

He posted on Instagram: “JUS TALKED 2 MY BIG HOMIE… HE GOOD… HE IN DA HOSPITAL BUT HE IS NOT ON “LIFE SUPPORT” … HE GOOD.”

Ross, whose real name is William Leonard Roberts II, suffered two seizures within the space of six hours in 2011.

A representative for Ross has been contacted by the Press Association.

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