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DMX Visited by Family During Hospitalization, Still in Critical Condition in ICU

April 4, 2021 | Posted by Jeffrey Harris

As noted, rapper DMX (aka Earl Simmons) was hospitalized following a drug overdose and is reportedly in critical condition in the ICU. TMZ released an update today regarding DMX’s condition.

Per family sources, DMX’s family members, including his fiancée Desiree Lindstrom and mother Arnett Simmons, were allowed to visit him in the ICU. He was said to have been unresponsive. Some of Simmons’ children will be visiting the hospital to see their father.

It’s reported that Simmons currently has limited brain functions as the result of oxygen deprivation following his drug overdose that took place on Friday. One source informed TMZ that his prognosis does not currently look good.

Simmons’ family is hoping is holding out hope that the inflammation to DMX’s heart, due to a heart attack he suffered during the overdose, will eventually subside and his heart will restore itself. Also, DMX’s manager, Steve Rifkind, released a message to TMZ, saying, “Please pray for him.”

On behalf of 411, we send our best wishes for a speedy recovery to DMX and his family.

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