Rapper Xzibit has taken to Twitter.com to thank fans for their outpouring of support following his father's hospitalisation.
The hip-hop star, real name Alvin Joiner, dashed to his father's hospital bedside in New Mexico on Sunday (22 Jan 12) after alerting followers to the fact his dad had undergone surgery to amputate a leg due to complications with diabetes.
Xzibit was inundated with kind words and messages from fans after the news broke and he has since expressed his gratitude to his devotees.
In a tweet on Monday (23 Jan 12), he wrote, "Thanks to all of the loved ones sending support and well wishes for my dad. We fully appreciate it."
He later added, "At Physical Training with pops, he's doing really well. This facility is doing wonders. He is in good spirits."