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Travis Barker hints he has Covid after recent 'life-threatening' health scare

Irish Mirror logo Irish Mirror 19/08/2022 Jamie Roberts

Travis Barker appears to be battling another health issue after hinting he has Covid.

The Blink-182 drummer, 46, has not long recovered from a potentially life threatening bout of pancreatitis. The musician was said to have been able to "barely walk" after he was rushed to hospital last month with the condition.

Travis had previously explained his dash to hospital and how he feared for his well-being, saying he had only gone in for an endoscopy before developing excruciating pain.

Shortly after, he seemingly broke his thumb and defied the orders of the doctors to continue drumming on pal Machine Gun Kelly's latest tour. But while he was able to ignore the docs on that occasion, it seems like Covid has him unable to do what he loves best.

Posting a snap to Instagram of him drumming shirtless on a makeshift set-up, the star captioned the post: "Covid sucks. I’d rather be playing drums."

Travis Barker posted a pic of him drumming on Instagram on Thursday © Travis Barker/Instagram Travis Barker posted a pic of him drumming on Instagram on Thursday Travis Barker hospital © AFP via Getty Images Travis Barker hospital

Fans were quick to jump on the post to send messages of well wishes. One user commented: "Damn. Get well brother," while another said: "Damn y’all get Covid a lot."

A third also sent a message for Travis' wife Kourtney Kardashian, adding: "I hope you feel better soon! You, Kourt, and the kids are in my prayers. Sending my love to you all."

Kourtney, 43, has also recently had the virus for the second time. The star and Poosh founder made a full recovery in June and even used her diagnosis to plug her products as she offered "tips" as to how to successfully battle Covid.

Travis Barker Blink-182 © Getty Images Travis Barker Blink-182

Kourtney and Travis were recently praised for choosing to fly commercial while sister Kylie Jenner had took a short trip in a private jet.

Kylie, 24, was branded a 'climate criminal' last month after she took a 12-minute flight on her $58 million Bombardier Global 7500 jet, dubbed 'Kylie Air'.

And according to TMZ, Kourtney and Travis flew on board an Alaska Air flight with Kourtney's daughter Penelope, whom she shares with ex Scott Disick, and her niece North.

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