Rapper/actor confirmed he did not get the Covid-19 shot and misplaced his spot within the film Oh Hell No consequently
Ice Cube confirmed he blew the chance at a $9 million movie paycheck as a result of he refused to get the Covid-19 vaccine, throughout a latest interview on the “Million Dollaz Worth of Game” podcast.
Last October, Ice Cube dropped out of the comedy Oh Hell No, the place he was set to star alongside Jack Black. The movie’s producers requested all forged and crew get vaccinated forward of the shoot, however Ice Cube refused, strolling away from a $9 million payday.
Ice Cube didn’t remark publicly on the experiences, or his resolution to depart from the movie, on the time. He lastly opened up about fumbling that bag — and ostensibly some future baggage — on “Million Dollaz” when requested if he was engaged on any films. At first, Cube demurred a bit, saying solely that he was “Working, hustling.” He then shortly turned to the work he didn’t do, saying, “I turned down a film as a result of I didn’t wish to get the motherfucking jab. I turned down $9 million.”
He added: “Fuck that jab and fuck y’all for making an attempt to make me get it.”
That resolution did include some penalties past shedding the $9 million. “I don’t understand how Hollywood really feel about me proper now,” he admitted.
Ice Cube then insisted he had “numerous issues up [his] sleeve” earlier than shortly backtracking and saying he didn’t really “flip down” the film and the $9 million, however that “Those motherfuckers didn’t give it to me as a result of I wouldn’t get the shot. I didn’t flip it down. They simply didn’t give it to me.”
Capping issues off, Ice Cube shared a number of of his ideas in regards to the vaccine, saying, “I didn’t want that shit. I didn’t catch that shit in any respect… I didn’t want that shit… Ain’t gonna take no shit I don’t want.”