Viral Video: Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine Hospitalised After Brutal Attack In Florida Gym
Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine has been hospitalised after a brutal attack, the video of which has gone viral on social media.
Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine, whose real name is Daniel Hernandez, has been hospitalised after he was ambushed by a group of attackers in the bathroom of a gym in South Florida. As per Variety, the 26-year-old sustained injuries to his face. Tekashi 6ix9ine’s attorney Lance Lazzaro has revealed that his client was attacked in and outside the LA Fitness gym sauna by three or four men. The attackers beat him up though he tried fighting back, said the attorney.
“He had cuts to his face and bruises,” Lazzaro said.
The attorney has also said that the attackers fled after employees heard the disturbance.
As per Variety, Tekashi 6ix9ine was transported to the hospital via an ambulance.
In a video that is going viral on social media, one of the attackers can be heard saying: "Take a picture. I’m gonna be famous now.”
Another video showed a bloodied Tekashi 6ix9ine walking out of the gym.
Tekashi 69 says he got jumped while working out at LA FITNESS #EGO #boxingego pic.twitter.com/NZEBERrbst— BOXINGEGO (@Boxingego) March 22, 2023
The rapper's attorney has told TMZ that he plans to ensure that his client gets some protection, since he was released from federal prison in April 2020.
In 2019, Tekashi 6ix9ine was arrested and sentenced to two years in prison on nine charges, including racketeering, drug trafficking and firearm offenses in relation to his involvement with the Nine Trey Bloods gang, reported Variety.
He then received a shortened prison sentence after he cooperated with federal officials to imprison his associates.
As per several reports, Tekashi 6ix9ine was recently ejected from a Miami baseball stadium for being intoxicated and disturbing fans.