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What Happened to Wyclef Jean? Musician Checks Himself into the Hospital

Wyclef Jean recently got admitted to a hospital, scaring fans and well-wishers. The rapper posted a video on his Instagram from the hospital on Monday, announcing that he was going to spend a night there. However, he did not reveal what illness he was suffering from.

The 53 year old has finally shared an update and explained the reason behind his hospital visit to the news tabloid TMZ. Read on to know more about what exactly happened to the musician and how he is recovering now.

Wyclef Jean Gets Admitted to Hospital

On March 13, the Ready or Not singer took to Instagram to share the news of his health scare with his fans. He was seen wearing a hospital gown and a mask as he said, “Alright taking me to the room now. Overnight, I’ve never stayed in the hospital overnight. It should be fine though.”

He captioned the video, “Sometimes we forget our body is a temple. Be back soon.” Jean’s friends from the industry sent him wishes and prayers with their comments. “Keep your spirit strong, focus on getting well ,by the power of God you’re healing right now 🙏🏾,” wrote Top Adlerman. Miguel commented, “Speedy recovery brother!”

Haitian singer Rutshelle Guillaume also wrote, “Get well soon 😍,” and a fan penned, “Wishing you well. We’re gonna give back to you. All the good energy you’ve given to us. You deserve a waterfall of positivity coming your way !!!”

The Musician Reveals the Reason Behind his Hospitalization

The former Fugees member finally opened up about the reason behind his hospitalization on Tuesday. He talked to TMZ and said that he ‘felt numbness on the right side of his face’ after returning from Miami to LA last weekend. He then immediately contacted his family doctor Dr. Waleed Lashin.

The doctor asked him to get himself checked at the emergency room and prescribed him some tests, which required him to stay at the hospital overnight. Jean also revealed that the face numbness was probably due to exhaustion and stress. He is now back home and is on his way to recovery. The musician will also undergo some additional tests next week.

Jean was Recently in News for Announcing the Launch of his Luxury Electric Vehicle

On March 5, Jean announced that he would be launching a lightweight luxury electric car worth $350k in the market in 2024. He joined hands with Apex Motors to manufacture the two-passenger sport scar Attucks Apex AP0.

“As the Son of immigrants my parents always told me to dream big !!!! So I combined my two passions and experiences with cars and music and created my dream vision! I’m launching my electric supercar tomorrow at @ameliaconcoursofficial with @apexmotors.global @attucksfuture @supercarrooms,” he wrote on Instagram, announcing the project.

However, shifting focus to the automobile industry does not mean that Jean would be stepping away from music. He was recently seen in a studio with Lil Wayne, hinting that he might be appearing on the rapper’s next album, The Carter 6. The two have previously worked together on 2007 hit Sweetest Girl (Dollar Bill).

We wish a speedy recovery to Wyclef Jean! Stay tuned for more news and updates.

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