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

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

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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.

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Rick Ross Whoopi Goldberg Embrace 'The View'
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Rick, 43, shared a photo of himself and the TV personality in a warm embrace to his Instagram account.

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"@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.

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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.

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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.

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

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

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

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