Reality star Tamar Braxton confirmed the news that she had tried to take her own life, in an emotional statement sent to Instagram on Thursday, along with a picture of herself with her 7-year-old son Logan Vincent Herbert.
“It was just God’s grace and mercy in my attempt to end my pain and my life to use my voice,” Tamar wrote, thanking the fans and family for their prayers and support in this difficult time of the star. .
The 43-year-old patient was thrown into a Los Angeles hospital after a suspected overdose on July 16, but has remained stable since continuing to recover.
Emotional: Tamar Braxton confirmed his suicide attempt with an emotional statement on Thursday while he released the picture with his 7-year-old son Logan Vincent Herbert
It was announced on Wednesday that we have decided to postpone the premiere of Tamar’s new reality show Tamar Braxton: Get Ya Life! after her suicide attempt.
In a statement, the network said it was “sending strength and healing in the hope of receiving the support and help it needed during this difficult period.”
However, in an Thursday post on Instagram on Thursday, Tamarka said that “mental illness is real” and indicated that her mental health had deteriorated over the last 11 years of her career as a result of “toxic and systematic slavery on television”.
Emotional: Tamar issued this statement to her fans on Thursday through her official Instagram account
She says it the way it looks: The real estate star has given an honest description of the struggles she has faced over the past 11 years.
Embarrassing: “Tamar was portrayed in April 2019 with her friend David Adefes, who considered her unresponsive after a suicide attempt.
Singer Toni Braxton’s sister, Tamar, became famous in the recording band The Braxtons in the 1990s, but later found another type of success in the 2011 WE tv reality series Braxton Family Values. from 2013 to 2016, when she was released due to alleged misconduct on the scene.
In a Thursday post, Tamar focused on the “toxic” reality television world, saying she now plans to use her voice and experience to “be an ally for every black and brown person who suffers from the continued use of reality television.”
She continued: “Personalities of television reality do not have unions, a protective cloak, a formal representation that protects our work, our rights or our voices.”
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“They promise us an opportunity, but they produce an exploitation that has only developed a bad portrayal of blacks in show business,” he added.
Assuring fans that she was now taking the necessary steps to work on her mental health, Tamar said she was “learning to grow with her pain instead of looking for an escape.”
She explained that currently “her mission is to create an initiative that fights for ethical business practices in reality television.”
After her suicide attempt, Blast reported that Tamar “warned network leaders that she was suicidal” and “blamed the reality for showing the abusers a secret about her personal life.”
Meanwhile, Toni Braxton sent a gentle message of support to her family when she first broke the silence since Sister Tamar was hospitalized.
The 52-year-old singer went to Instagram to share an old photo of her loved ones and publish the title: “Family is everything! Especially the sisters! “
Last week, Tamar’s friend David Adefesco provided an update to fans and said he was undergoing medical care during an “extremely difficult period.”
“On behalf of Tamar Braxton, I would like to thank her fans and the public for the ongoing thoughts and prayers,” Adefesco said in a statement to The Blast.
“Tamar is a wonderfully talented woman, a devoted mother, a loving friend, a dear sister and a special friend for countless people,” said her two-year-old friend. “It’s an extremely difficult time for Tamar and her family to focus on professional and personal struggles, including the fight against depression.”