D12’s Bizarre was hospitalized after he suffered a mini-stroke, but thankful appears to be recovering according to his manager.
Proving the update via Bizarre official Instagram account, his manager wrote the following in a caption, “Morning.. this bizarre manager just giving u guys a update.. bizarre doing much better he had TIA.. just want to let all fans and family to know he live y’all and he’ll be back soon dumpster juice 2021.”
The 44-year-old rap veteran has been struggling with his weight for years and was on full display when he appeared on Celebrity Fit Club. During his participation on the VH-1 reality show back in 2005, Bizarre took part in a series of competitions that involved dieting, workouts and challenges.
Recently in 2019, Bizarre spoke with HipHopDX about his struggles with his weight. “I had a doctor had put me on steroids for the asthma. That kind of made me gain weight. But through my adult years, I’ve basically been through the same thing that you’ve been talking about up or down, you know what I’m saying? Doing good, lost 20 pounds,” he explained. “Then you relapse or give yourself a cheat day and your cheat day turns into three days and then two weeks. It’s like an ongoing battle, you know what I’m saying?”
Prior to suffering a mini-stroke, the rapper gave words of wisdom via a 3 minute plus video for up and coming artists. “Look at the music industry like one big TV screen. But this TV screen is connected to the whole industry. We all have access to this TV,” Bizarre said on Friday, January 15. “When are you going to do something great to make a (brother) like me pay attention. When are you gonna do that.”