Tamar Braxton faced a terrible low in her life recently that pushed her on the verge of doing the unthinkable. Reality star Tamar Braxton attempted suicide on July 16, 2020, and was found unconscious in a hotel room. She was then hospitalized and thankfully, the prayers of her loved ones were granted and Braxton recovered.
The near-death experience was a wake-up call for her and her family and she wants to heal in a more holistic manner this time. Instead of giving up and escaping from her problems, Tamar has decided to face them and resolve them. She addressed her fans in a long raw letter that she posted on her social media.
She talks about her struggles as a Black woman and how her career has taken a toll on her mental health. She promises to be a better person for her family. Let’s find out more.
Tamar Braxton Blames We TV
In the long note that Tamar Braxton posted, she was glad that God was merciful on her and gave her her life back. She promised to become a better mother, daughter, lover, and sister and stated that is on a holistic path of healing. While having said all of that, she also hinted that her mental health deterioration is because of her professional life.
Her associations with We TV made her reconsider the meaning of her life. She felt that she has not been normal for the past 11 years and it is because of her television presence. Her portrayal on the screen is not real and people are judging her on the basis of what she’s not.
Moreover, the actress claims that she has requested the channel many times in the past to do something about her situation. Apparently, she has even spoken about her mental health and how it is being affected because of them. However, the channel, allegedly, did not consider that. According to Tamar, as a Black woman, she has suffered more than she should have.
Tamar Braxton & We TV Breaks Ties
After the accusations made by Tamar Braxton, We TV remained to stay silent for a while. However, after the pressure built, We TV issued a statement and finally freed Tamar from all the ties. The channel said that Tamar Braxton has had a long-running relationship with them and they have immense respect for her.
The show, ‘Tamar Braxton: Get Ya Life!’ was supposed to release in the month of July but now has been postponed till September. We TV said that in the light of the recent circumstances, they respect the wishes of Tamar and release of all legal ties. They want her to focus on her and health and life and recover soon. They also confirmed that they will not make any further editing on the show.
This all happened after Tamar said that she felt her identity was completely changed in these reality shows.
Tamar Braxton Personal Life
Tamar Braxton was married to Vincent Herbert from 2010 to 2019. Her divorce sparked a lot of buzz as sometime before that, her ex-husband was accused of cheating. He was accused of impregnating another woman but Tamar dismissed the claims rather indiscreetly. The reason for divorce was stated to be irreconcilable differences.
Tamar Braxton is now dating David Adefeso. The new boyfriend is loved by Tamar’s family and everyone believes he is the right person for Tamar. Tamar Braxton was found by her boyfriend when she attempted suicide in the hotel room. He called 911 emergencies and saved her life. He also said that he is not going to leave her side and he did not.
Tamar Braxton has also implied what now everyone has been trying to say – mental health is important. It is time people start speaking up mental health issues and seek help without fear.