Martin Lawrence Addresses Health Concerns From Fans: ‘I’m Healthy As Hell, Stop The Rumors!’

Martin Lawrence Addresses Health Concerns From Fans: ‘I’m Healthy As Hell, Stop The Rumors!’

Martin Lawrence is clearing the air about his health.

Fans of Martin Lawrence expressed concern after a video surfaced showing the actor seemingly needing assistance from his co-star, Will Smith, at the Bad Boys: Ride or Die premiere recently. The clip, which quickly went viral, sparked rumors about Martin Lawrence’s health, prompting the comedian and actor to set the record straight.

Addressing the rumors head-on, Martin Lawrence said during an appearance with Will Smith Hot 97’s Ebro in the Morning that he is in good health.

Ebro asked,

“Is there anything you want to say to the people, because they’re concerned about your health? Is there anything you want to say to them while you have the floor?”

Martin responded,

“I’m fine, I’m in God’s hands. I’m blessed. I’m glad to be waking up everyday … No need for people to be concerned.”

He continued,

“I’m healthy as hell. Stop the rumors!”


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Although Lawrence did not provide a detailed account of the specific moment with Smith, his assurance during the interview made it clear that there were no underlying health concerns.

The video in question captures Martin Lawrence, 59, being guided and held up by Will Smith, 55, as they make their way onto the stage amidst an enthusiastic crowd during the Bad Boys: Ride or Die premiere.

@nlistreport There Is Something Going  On  with Martin ? #badboyrideordie #badboys #martinlawrence #willsmith ? original sound – Entertainment News

Fans expressed their concerns on social media, citing Martin Lawrence’s past health challenges. They highlighted a 1996 incident when Lawrence was hospitalized after running into traffic, shouting and cursing. A doctor later attributed his condition to extreme exhaustion and dehydration. Additionally, in 1999, Lawrence suffered a heat stroke while exercising, resulting in a three-day coma.

The buzz grew so intense that it prompted an official response from the actor, leading Ebro to inquire about Martin’s health amid the Bad Boys press run.

As the interview continued, both Martin Lawrence and Will Smith agreed that the upcoming fourth installment of the Bad Boys franchise, set to hit theaters on June 5th, surpasses its predecessors. The camaraderie between the two actors was apparent as they exchanged heartfelt compliments, acknowledging each other’s remarkable acting and comedic talents, which stemmed from their work on the iconic sitcoms Fresh Prince and Martin.

Martin Lawrence and Will Smith

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Authored by: Aaron Keenan