Ice Cube is not going to get the COVID-19 vaccine — not even for $9 million.
On a brand new episode of the “Million Dollaz Worth of Game” podcast, the rapper and actor revealed Sunday that he handed up a $9-million film deal as a result of he refused to get vaccinated towards the coronavirus.
“I turned down a movie because I didn’t wanna get the motherf— jab,” Ice Cube mentioned. “I turned down $9 million because I didn’t want to get the jab. F— that jab and f— y’all for trying to make me get it. I don’t know how Hollywood feel about me right now.”
Final October, experiences surfaced that the hip-hop musician had exited the Sony Photos comedy “Oh Hell No” after declining a vaccination request from producers. Directed by Kitao Sakurai, the movie was imagined to star Ice Cube and Jack Black, who is likely one of the producers, based on the Hollywood Reporter.
The challenge — which was set to launch manufacturing in Hawaii final winter — was reportedly delayed on account of Ice Cube’s departure. It’s unclear if or when the movie will transfer ahead. A alternative for Ice Cube has not been introduced.
“I didn’t turn [$9 million] down,” Ice Cube continued on “Million Dollaz Worth of Game.”
“Them motherf— wouldn’t give it to me because I wouldn’t get the shot. I didn’t turn it down. They just didn’t give it to me.”
The recording artist additionally mentioned he “got lucky” and has not contracted COVID-19.
Medical consultants have acknowledged that the most secure and only approach to defend oneself towards extreme sickness from COVID-19 is to get vaccinated. The Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention has outlined further methods of defending oneself and others from the coronavirus.