Tamar Braxton hospitalised after suicide attempt, reports

Tamar Braxton was found unresponsive by her boyfriend.
Tamar Braxton was found unresponsive by her boyfriend.
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American singer and reality TV star Tamar Braxton has reportedly been hospitalised following an alleged suicide attempt.

The Blast reported that the 43-year-old was at the The Ritz-Carlton Residences at LA Live in downtown Los Angeles with her boyfriend, David Adefeso.

“We’re told David found Tamar ‘unresponsive’ and called 911 to report his girlfriend had been drinking and taken an unknown amount of prescription pills. Sources say he believed it was a possible suicide attempt,” The Blast reported.

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Police officials confirmed to the publication that they received a call around 9.45pm (in America) regarding a 43-year-old female who had a medical emergency listed as a “possible overdose”. Further investigation will be done.

Tamar has allegedly been suffering from mental-health issues recently. She and David were set to go live on YouTube on Thursday night for their weekly show Coupled & Quarantined, but a message posted on their page read: “Hello Ya’ll Unfortunately, Your girl Tamar is under the weather today and not feeling well so we need to postpone today’s show (Don’t worry it’s not Covid) [sic],” Metro reported.

“We’re sad because we had a great show lined up for you today, but next week’s show is going to be even bigger and better. So sorry for the inconvenience, we know many of you look forward to the show every week. we’ll make it up to you next week,” the post continued.

The mother of one’s alleged suicide attempt comes after her brother Michael Conrad Braxton Jr’s daughter died of an overdose last year in Maryland, US.

According to The Sun, Lauren Braxton (24) died of heroin and fentanyl intoxication, according to the Maryland chief medical examiner’s office.


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