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Drake stops concert to offer to pay medical bills for fan with multiple sclerosis

Kit Roberts

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Drake stops concert to offer to pay medical bills for fan with multiple sclerosis

Featured Image Credit: TikTok / complex music / Instagram / @champagnepapi

Drake has offered to pay the medical bills of a fan who is living with multiple sclerosis.

The Canadian rapper had been in the middle of a performance in Toronto, but paused the concert to address a woman in the audience.

After finding out that she is living with MS, the musician took a moment. Watch below:

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He spoke about his friend Noah '40' Shebib, who also lives with the condition. Drake even offered to link the two up.

The rapper said: “You know, my brother ’40’ is one of the strongest people on Earth, and he fights through a lot of things. Maybe y’all can have a conversation.”

Drake then went on to offer to cover the fan's medical expenses to ensure that she would be able not get proper treatment and support for the condition.

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He said: “I’ma pay whatever it takes to get you get the best help in the world, I promise you that."

Finally, he invited the fan to come back to the see the concert again, to her delight.

The rapper addressed a fan in the audience. Credit: Twitter / ComplexMusic
The rapper addressed a fan in the audience. Credit: Twitter / ComplexMusic

Shebib has collaborated with Drake on several projects, and was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis more than ten years ago.

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MS is a chronic condition which affects the brain and nervous system. It can sometimes cause numbness, tinging, mood changes, memory problems, pain, fatigue, blindness, and paralysis.

There is not currently a cure for MS, but there is medication and treatment available which can help to manage the condition and to relieve symptoms.

It's not the first time that Drake has shown off his philanthropic side, even in this concert.

In a separate moment he offered to pay the tuition fees of two attendees at the show who had requested financial assistance with their signs.

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Drake also offered to pay the tuition for two people in the audience. Credit: Prince Williams/Wireimage
Drake also offered to pay the tuition for two people in the audience. Credit: Prince Williams/Wireimage

He said: “This what I’ma do. We payin’ for your tuition tonight."

Drake has just marked the release of his eighth album For All the Dogs. However, the father of one has since said that he wants to take a step back from music for a while to focus on his own health.

Speaking on SiriusXM’s Sound 42 on Friday, Drake said: “I probably won’t make music for a bit. I’m going to be honest.

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“I need to focus on my health first and foremost. And I’ll talk about that soon enough. Nothing crazy. But just, you know, I want people to be healthy in life.”

“I’ve been having the craziest problems for years with my stomach,” he said, adding, “I need to focus on my health and I need to get right.”

Topics: Celebrity, News, World News, Canada, Drake

Kit Roberts
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