You want it? You got it! Fresh celeb news daily.

SUBMIT
OK LogoPHOTOS

Rick Ross & Whoopi Goldberg Share A Sweet Embrace At 'The View' As He Promotes New Memoir

Rick Ross Whoopi Goldberg Embrace 'The View'
Source: Rick Ross Instagram

Sep. 4 2019, Updated 6:29 p.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to Email

Rick Ross made an appearance on The View to promote his new memoir Hurricanes on Wednesday, September 4, and he was showered with love backstage by host Whoopi Goldberg.

Article continues below advertisement
Rick Ross Whoopi Goldberg Embrace 'The View'
Source: Rick Ross Instagram

Rick, 43, shared a photo of himself and the TV personality in a warm embrace to his Instagram account.

//rick ross whoopi goldberg the view
Source: Rick Ross Instagram

"@whoopigoldberg is really proud of me and my book #hurricanes. We shared a priceless moment today. It was an honor to meet her," he captioned the snapshot.

Article continues below advertisement
//rick ross whoppi goldberg the view
Source: Shutterstock

In his new book, the rapper detailed his scary addiction to codeine — a prescription opioid medication used for cough and pain relief — and revealed that his abuse of the drug led to a string of seizures.

Rick Ross Whoopi Goldberg 'The View'
Source: Shutterstock

In March 2018, he suffered such a severe seizure that he defecated in bed with a woman and ended up being hospitalized for four days.

Article continues below advertisement
//rick ross whoopi goldberg the view
Source: Shutterstock

Rick has since committed to a healthier lifestyle and he shared the lessons he's learned along the way on the daytime talk show.

//rick ross whoopi goldberg the view
Source: Shutterstock

"You learn you only have one life and nothing should be more valuable than the one life you have," he explained.

Article continues below advertisement
//rick ross whoopi goldberg the view
Source: Shutterstock

He added, "I learned I gotta rest and take my prescriptions from my doctor."

Advertisement
More Stories

© Copyright 2021 Empire Media Group, Inc. OK! is a registered trademark. All Rights Reserved. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Offers may be subject to change without notice.