Tamar Braxton speaks nearly two weeks after she was hospitalized for what she now confirms as an attempt to end her life.
In a long, cruel, and emotional message on social media, Braxton wrote, “I am here only God’s grace and His mercy for my attempt to end my pain and my life so that I can use my voice.”
She revealed that for the past 11 years, while working in the entertainment industry as a reality star, she has tried to commit suicide after “pain.”
After unconscious at the Los Angeles residence, Braxton was hospitalized on July 16th.
She began her duties by thanking the fans for their support.
“Right now, my responsibility is real with myself and real with those who really love me and care about my treatment,”; she wrote. “I kept sharing my brightest days with you and I know that sharing with you what was my darkest will be obvious to any man or woman who feels the same defeat I felt just a week ago,” she said. wrote. and sharing with them “what was the darkest for me will be a light for every man or woman who feels the same defeat I felt just a week ago.”
Tamara Braxton’s new reality show “WE WE” has been postponed after her hospitalization
She then focused on the pressures of her career and reality TV series.
“I believed that as a black woman, as an artist, an influence, a personality, I could shape my world, and with whom I believed as my partners, they could help me share my world,” Braxton wrote, continuing his thoughts by saying that “too for the past 11 years I have been promised to protect and portray my history with my authenticity and honesty. He betrayed me, took advantage of me, worked too hard and paid too little. ” She said she wrote “a letter more than 2 months ago asking to be forgiven for what I thought was too big and unfair. Personally, I explained my survival in detail. But she says her cry for help was “completely ignored” and her “demands” remained.
“My spirit and soul were the most damaged. There are some things that I most hope I have are a good mother, a good daughter, a good partner, a good sister and a good person, ”said Braxton.
Braxton went on to explain that she thought she was “no longer alive” but “existed to make corporations and get ratings, which killed me.”
Braxton stated that “mental illness is real” and that we, as a society, must recognize it normally and stop associating it with shame and humiliation. “
“The pain I have experienced over the past 11 years has gradually faded both my spirit and my psyche,” she continued.
The singer / actress said she would now do “everything in my power to help the mentally ill, including those who caused the mental illness solely because of the toxic systemic shackles that live on television.”
We, TV, recently postponed the upcoming reality show Get Ya Life! after her hospitalization. Initially scheduled to premiere on July 30, it will now debut on September 10.
At the time, WE tv issued the following statement:
“Tamar Braxton has been an incredibly important member of the WE tv family for over a decade, and our main concern is her recovery and well-being. Given the current situation, we are postponing the premiere of Tamar Braxton: Get Ya Life! until September 10. This series is conceived by Tamaro and is a true portrait of a dynamic woman juggling the demands of being a single mother, building a new relationship and her career. We know when the time is right, Tamar fans will strive to see this honest portrait of her life, but – we are currently connecting with her fans and sending strength and treatment in the hope that she will receive the support and help she needs at this difficult time. “
Braxton is also a star on WE TV’s Braxton Family Values show and is catching Beautician VH1.
You can read the full Braxton statement below.