Ice Cube Confirms He Lost $9 Million Film Job After Refusing to Get COVID Shot

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    Nov 23, 2022
    Ice Cube confirmed on a new episode of the “Million Dollaz Worth of Game” podcast that he lost a $9 million acting role because of his refusal to get the COVID vaccine shot. Reports surfaced in Oct. 2021 that Cube was dropped from Sony’s comedy “Oh h--- No,” directed by “Bad Trip” filmmaker Kitao Sakurai and co-starring Jack Black. Producers on the film reportedly requested all cast members be vaccinated in order to participate in the production, which at the time was planning to s---t in Hawaii during the winter.

    “I turned down a movie because I didn’t want to get the motherfucking jab,” Cube said, confirming the Oct. 2021 reports. “I turned down $9 million. I didn’t want get the jab. f--- that jab. f--- ya’ll for trying to make me get it. I don’t know how Hollywood feels about me right now.”

    When one of the podcast hosts suggested Cube leave Hollywood for streaming, Cube replied, “That’s Hollywood thought. They’re on some s---. But me too, I’m on some s--- too.”

    Would he leave Hollywood and make an independent production? “I’m working on it. I’m hustling,” Cube said. “Got a lot of things up my sleeve.”

    Later in the interview, Cube clarified that he “didn’t turn down” a movie because of his refusal to get the COVID shot, adding, “Those MFers didn’t give it to me because I wouldn’t get the shot. I didn’t turn it down. They just wouldn’t give it to me. The covid shot, the jab…I didn’t need it. I didn’t catch that s--- at all. Nothing. f--- them. I didn’t need that s---.”

    Watch Ice Cube’s full appearance on the podcast in the video below (the COVID shot comments begin at the 1 hour and 10 min. mark).

     
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    Nov 23, 2022
    I don’t see the point in still denying people opportunities because they didn’t take the shot.
     
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    Nov 23, 2022
    Sure it's different now. Over a year later.
     
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    Nov 23, 2022
    Oh, I didn’t pay attention to that since I’m half asleep. WHOOPS! My bad.
     
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    Nov 26, 2022 at 4:40 AM
    Hawaii, Los Angeles and New York City were so nice when it was just us vaccinated people able to go out and do stuff. No lines or assholes.
     
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