Singer and television star Tamar Braxton hospitalized after suicide attempt by possibly overdosing, several media outlets reported.
The 43-year-old reality television star was taken to an LA-area hospital after she was found unresponsive in the Ritz Carlton Residences around 9:45 pm. Authorities say Tamar Braxton was hospitalized after a suicide attempt by overdosing on pills and alcohol. Currently, she is at the unnamed hospital on a 24-hour watch and her condition is unknown. Also Read– Grey’s Anatomy actress’s missing sister never found
According to sources, Braxton’s boyfriend David Adefeso was staying with her at the hotel and said she was feeling down and threatened suicide. Police reported the “Braxton Family Values” star did not leave behind a note and the cause of her condition is “possible suicide attempt.” Tamar Braxton hospitalized after a suicide attempt. On Thursday, the couple’s YouTube show “Coupled & Quarantined” was postponed without an explanation.
Tamar Braxton’s top hits and Grammy nominations
Braxton first gained fame when her family’s show began airing on WeTV in 2011. Fans loved Tamar Braxton just as much as her famed older sister Toni Braxton for her outspokenness and unfiltered stance. Braxton put out top hit records including “Love and War” and received a couple of Grammy nominations. Her latest Grammy nomination was for “If I Don’t Have You” in 2016. In 2019, she was the winner of the reality show “Celebrity Big Brother.”
In a statement to People on Friday, a spokesperson for WE tv said: “Tamar Braxton has been part of the WE tv family for nearly a decade. We are keeping her and her family in our thoughts and prayers and joining with her fans sending strength and healing at this difficult time.”
Braxton family shortchanged by Kardashians
The singer recently complained publicly about her family being shortchanged by the Kardashians. “I 100 percent wrote the theme song… where is the coin,” she wrote about the “Braxton Family Values” theme song. “…our show is on Netflix… where is the coin… 10 years on The air… we make 75 percent LESS than the Kardashians.”