Nick Cannon spent Christmas in the hospital, but he didn't spend it alone
Update: Dec. 28, 2016 1:30 p.m. PT: Nick Cannon has updated his fans from the hospital with a sweet video message on Instagram, thanking them for their support as he heals up from lupus complications.
"I'm still in the hospital, but I'm about to get out of here for real, and I'm letting you know we about to take it to a whole new level," he said in the video. "I've just been sitting here reflecting and I can't sit here dormant no more. I'm gonna take it to a whole new level, different stratosphere, different mesosphere."
He continued, "I'm sitting here just getting stronger. Just like an Iron Man strong, Incredible Hulk-type strong. And Buddha said it best: 'Every morning that you wake up, you are born again, and it matters what you do today the most.' ... I want you to go on this journey with me 'cause I appreciate all the love. I didn't know y'all loved me like that. ... We all are stronger 'cause we made it through 2016 and we're gonna keep going."
In the video's caption, he wrote, "Thank you for all the love, care and prayers. Lets Go!! We are all Ncredible!!!"
Nick Cannon didn't get to spend Christmas at home or in a luxury vacation villa (like his ex-wife Mariah Carey did) because he was confined to bed in a Los Angeles hospital after being admitted due to complications from lupus. However, Cannon did not spend the holidays alone — and he can thank Kevin Hart for that.
Taking to Instagram on Monday, Dec. 26, Kevin Hart shared a photo of himself, Dick Gregory and Cannon, and he captioned it with a sweet message about his good friend's health. He wrote, "So happy to see my brother @nickcannon getting back to himself. Nothing but love for you man..... #GetWellNick #Ncredible."
Cannon was clearly feeling the love and later took to Instagram to share the same photo along with a message of thanks to all those who have shown him support in his time of need.
"Man, so many loving strong vibrations came to visit me in the hospital today! Thank you to EVERYONE for all the gifts, messages, comments, the time, the love and the prayers... I'm getting there!!!" he wrote, adding, "And once I'm back... it's about to be #Ncredible."
We're glad to hear Cannon is doing better and keeping such a positive mindset, although it undoubtedly helps that he has such a wonderful support system to help him get through this time.
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