MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Rapper Rick Ross revealed in a radio interview he wants to join the long list of celebrities who have a partial stake in the Miami Dolphins.

The Mississippi native grew up in Carol City where he became a huge Miami sports fan. Ross has been spotted several times courtside at Miami Heat games and now wants bring his love to the Miami Dolphins.

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During a radio interview with Power 105.1 in New York, Ross said he talked with Dolphins’ brass about purchasing a small part of the team.

“I went and sat down with the Miami Dolphins, we discussed a few things. You know I’ve been interested in trying to buy a small percentage of the Dolphins for a long time and they finally invited me into the office and I sat with some people,” Ross told Power 105.1. “It was a real positive conversation, and when we left, they offered me to walk out through the field. It was sprayed for the game the following day, and I walked out on the field, I was excited.”

Ross didn’t say if the Dolphins would have an answer for him anytime soon, but was happy to show his interest.

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“I put it on the table and there was a few things they wanted to ask and discuss and so forth. But it was a positive situation,” he said. “They ultimately decide if the time is now, or does it happen at all. I just wanted to let them know I’m a huge supporter. I would bring them a positive energy to the set, ya dig?”

If accepted, Ross would join sisters Venus and Serena Williams, Fergie Duhamel, Gloria Estefan and Marc Anthony on the list of celebrity owners.


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