The marijuana-loving Snoop Dogg might have fooled the world with a publicity stunt, however he has beforehand declared he would genuinely give up smoking weed.
Sharing a black and white picture of himself on Instagram alongside a signed assertion, it appeared ditching the drug was a troublesome resolution.
The assertion learn: “After a lot consideration and dialog with my household, I’ve determined to surrender smoke. Please respect my privateness presently.”
Followers rapidly took to social media to boost questions concerning the rapper’s well being or whether or not he was set to launch his personal model of marijuana-infused treats. Whereas others have been supportive of the choice, some have been annoyed with the world’s seemingly best weed ambassador parting methods with the drug.
But it surely appears Snoop had the final chuckle as he launched a video right this moment (November 20) clarifying what he meant with the assertion.
Within the clip, he says: “I’ve an announcement. I am giving up smoke. I do know what you are pondering, ‘Snoop? Smoke is kinda your entire factor?’
“However I am accomplished with it. I am accomplished with […] my garments smelling all sticky icky. I am going smokeless. Solo Range fastened fireplace, they take out the smoke, intelligent.”
Personally, I feel whoever works of their advertising and marketing division deserves a increase for the stunt that captivated the world.
However a lot to fan’s shock, this is not the primary time Snoop has toyed with the concept of quitting smoke for good.
Again in 2002, the rapper mentioned he was quitting weed and alcohol so he could possibly be a greater father to his kids.
Snoop made this announcement whereas on Jimmy Kimmel Stay and earlier this yr, on the present once more, Snoop referenced the choice.
As you’ll be able to think about, identical to final week, the choice shocked the leisure world with folks questioning the pot-poster boy’s well being.
“No, I don’t have lung most cancers, and I don’t have throat most cancers,” Snoop advised MTV following the choice.
“I been smoking weed and ingesting every single day of my life for the previous 10 years, and I simply needed to get excessive off of life and take a brand new course and see what it seems like and what it seems like from that standpoint.”
”I’m additionally teaching my son’s soccer crew, and being round children 5 days per week. I needed to be inspirational to the youngsters as a result of all of them look as much as me.
“And I needed to present ’em one thing to look as much as, as a result of it’s cool to say no to medication, and that’s what I’m doing proper now. I’m 30 years previous, and as you become older you get wiser, and that’s what it’s all about.”
One can hope Snoop was nonetheless in a position to be a great function mannequin, although earlier this yr he did joke: “I appear to have relapsed” when it got here to his weed habits.