Trending BBnaija house mate “laycon” had earlier disclosed his sickle cell genotype while discussing with the housemates, this is the reason why fans are talking about how it hurts to find out about Laycon sickle cell status. To think he was constantly body shamed and organizers kept sending him messages to eat.
Earlier today, while housemates disclosed what their blood group was, Laycon said he does not like to reveal his genotype because when he does people think he is sick. He went on to disclose to Dorathy and Vee in a conversation that he is sickle cell anemic.
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A social media influencer went on to reveal a touching chat he had with Laycon in the year 2017, where the rapper revealed his health status to him. The genotype SC is rare, and little is known about the condition by the general public.
This was evident in the chat, as after Laycon told the influencer that he is of genotype SC, @Tha_Mentalist when on to think he was referring to SnapChat. The rapper would go on to school the social media influencer on what his condition meant and how it affected his lifestyle.
@The_Mentalist explained that he was only sharing it because Laycon had already revealed his status in the public domain. He wrote; “Laycon told me about the Sickle Cell stuff way back in 2017 and well now that he has mentioned it himself, here is what he said about the condition”
See chat below;
Laycon told me about the Sickle Cell stuff way back in 2017 and well now that he has mentioned it himself, here is what he said about the condition pic.twitter.com/zm34qTUo2k— Mr MatchMaker (@Tha_Mentalist) September 23, 2020
However, even in this disclosure, many still think it’s an act of publicity in order to gather votes with the act of pity.
What’s are your thoughts?
What is Genotype SC that Laycon has? SC genotype is seen in persons who have inherited the gene for hemoglobin S from one parent and the gene for hemoglobin C from the other. Hemoglobin SC disease, is a type of sickle cell disease and the second most common after SS, which means it affects the shape of the red blood cells .
Red blood cells contain a protein called hemoglobin, which is responsible for carrying blood throughout the body.