Actor and rapper Ice Dice is outwardly so adamant about not getting the COVID vaccine that he’s prepared to lose $9 million.
In accordance with sourced cited by The Hollywood Reporter, he left the Sony comedy Oh Hell No! after he refused requests from producers to get vaccinated. The movie, which is ready to star Jack Black, is scheduled to begin manufacturing in Hawaii in December. Ice Dice was set to obtain a $9 million payout for the manufacturing.
The departure is the second movie the actor has left for the reason that begin of the pandemic, withdrawing from a boxing movie that had solely shot a day of movie earlier than COVID-19 put a pause on Hollywood.
However Ice Dice, whose actual identify is O’Shea Jackson, had additionally been a supporter of masking all through the pandemic. In the course of the top of the Delta variant wave in August, he donated 2,000 face masks to a school in Oklahoma. He additionally bought shirts encouraging mask-wearing in April 2020, shortly after the pandemic began.
Ice Dice declined to remark to The Hollywood Reporter on the allegation.