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    TAMAR Braxton has issued a touching tribute to her "rock and angel on earth" boyfriend David Adefeso for "saving" her life during her recent suicide attempt - as he teased their "engagement". The little sister of singer Toni Braxton, 43, took to her Instagram page to post a cute video showing them toasting to "the best times" with two orange-coloured drinks. 7Tamar Braxton has issued an emotional thanks to her 'angel' boyfriend David AdefesoCredit: Instagram David told the camera they were having "the best time in the world" while the The Braxtons vocalist's caption reflected her upbeat mood. After introducing David as "my love" he continued and said: "We are in Santa Barbara and we are celebrating the most amazing...
    TAMAR Braxton has been let go from her contract with WeTV although the network has confirmed it will still air her new series Get Ya Life! on September 10. WeTV will honor Tamar's request to be released from the contract, and told TMZ in a statement that they will "work with her representatives to honor her request to end all future work for the network." 7 Tamar had allegedly been battling some demons during the filming of her show's first seasonCredit: WEtv The statement read: "Tamar Braxton has been an important part of our network family for more than a decade. As she focuses on her health and recovery at what is clearly a difficult and personal time, we will...
    TAMAR Braxton has been let go from her contract with WeTV although the network has confirmed it will still air her new series Get Ya Life! on September 10. WeTV will honor Tamar's request to be released from the contract, and told TMZ in a statement that they will "work with her representatives to honor her request to end all future work for the network." 1 Tamar had allegedly been battling some demons during the filming of her show's first seasonCredit: WEtv The statement read: "Tamar Braxton has been an important part of our network family for more than a decade. As she focuses on her health and recovery at what is clearly a difficult and personal time, we will...
    Tamar claimed she was 'existing for the purpose of a corporations gain and ratings' in a heartfelt message. Tamar Braxton has spoken publicly for the first time since she was hospitalized earlier this month following what was widely reported to be a suicide attempt. The Braxton Family Values star issued a lengthy statement about how she’s doing now and her difficult past few weeks on social media on Thursday, July 30, in which she thanked fans for their many messages of support and also opened up about her mental health. Tamar’s message can be viewed in full via her Instagram account here and was made up of three uploads. She shared a photo of herself and her 7-year-old son Logan...
    Getty Singer Tamar Braxton attends the PrettyLittleThing x Karl Kani event. Due to Tamar Braxton‘s hospitalization following an alleged suicide attempt, WE tv made the decision to postpone the premiere of her docuseries Tamar Braxton: Get Ya Life!. The show was originally scheduled to premiere on July 30, but will now debut on September 10. In a statement, WE tv told Deadline, “Tamar Braxton has been an incredibly important member of the WE tv family for more than a decade, and our first concern is for 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 was conceived by Tamar and is a...
    TAMAR Braxton has shared a moving statement in which she confirms the July 16 incident was "my attempt to end my pain and my life." Thanking fans and family for their support, Tamar claimed that she was "betrayed, taken advantage of, overworked and underpaid" for the past 11 years, and a recent letter in which she asked "to be freed from what I believed was excessive and unfair" went ignored. 4Credit: Getty Images - Getty "Mental illness is real," she continued, writing that "the pain that I have experienced over the past 11 years has slowly ate away at my spirit (sic)" and that she "will do everything in power to aid those" who need help. Tamar posted the statement...
    Getty Tamar Braxton is seen as We TV celebrates the premiere of 'Braxton Family Values' at Doheny Room on April 02, 2019. Nearly two weeks after Tamar Braxton was hospitalized following a suicide attempt, the singer is speaking out about the scary and tragic situation. The 43-year-old captioned a photo with her son Logan beginning with a thank you to all her fans and supporters. Braxton wrote, “First and foremost, Thank you. Thank you to each and every individual who has prayed for me, thought of me, sent me their love and has showered me with their support. In this present moment, it is my only responsibility to be real with myself and to be real with the...
    Toni Braxton and her family are keeping up a united front in the wake of Tamar Braxton’s alleged suicide attempt. The “Un-Break My Heart” singer, 52, shared a photo on Instagram of all of her sisters, including Tamar, and wrote, “Family is everything! Especially sisters!” Trina Braxton reposted the photo on her Instagram Story. The picture comes after Tamar’s boyfriend, David Adefeso, said last week that she was receiving the best possible health care and vowed to stay by her side as she treated her depression. “This is an extremely difficult time for Tamar and her family as she navigates professional and personal struggles including her battle with depression,” he said in a statement. “Tamar is currently receiving the...
    Toni Braxton and her family are keeping up a united front in the wake of Tamar Braxton’s alleged suicide attempt. The “Un-Break My Heart” singer, 52, shared a photo on Instagram of all of her sisters, including Tamar, and wrote, “Family is everything! Especially sisters!” Trina Braxton reposted the photo on her Instagram Story. The picture comes after Tamar’s boyfriend, David Adefeso, said last week that she was receiving the best possible health care and vowed to stay by her side as she treated her depression. “This is an extremely difficult time for Tamar and her family as she navigates professional and personal struggles including her battle with depression,” he said in a statement. “Tamar is currently receiving the best...
    SINGER TONI Braxton said ‘family is everything’ as she broke her silence over sister Tamar’s ‘suicide attempt.' Tamar was found unconscious and rushed to the hospital after allegedly taking an unknown amount of pills with alcohol. 6Toni Braxton shared this amazing throwback photo of the Braxton sistersCredit: Instagram Toni, 52, posted on Instagram following a lengthy absence after her sister was rushed to the hospital. Along with a photo of the Braxton sisters, the Unbreak My Heart singer shared: "Family is everything! Especially sisters!" This is the first time the singer has even remotely addressed the news surrounding her younger sister, Tamar, after being spotted visiting her at the hospital. 6Tamar was found unresponsive by her boyfriend on July...
    Tamar Braxton attends the Soul Train Awards, presented by BET. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for BET) Get Ya Life!, the new reality series starring Tamar Braxton, has been delayed due to her apparent suicide attempt.  The network says that it is concerned for Braxton’s recovery and well-being first of all. READ MORE: Tamar Braxton’s boyfriend says she’s taking care of her mental health WE tv wrote, “At this moment we are joining with her fans and sending strength and healing in the hope that she is getting the support and help she needs at this difficult time.”  In a statement sent to TMZ, WE tv shared that Braxton is “an incredibly important member” of their network family. ...
    THE PREMIERE of Tamar Braxton's new show Get Ya Life! has been postponed as the star focuses on her 'recovery' following 'suicide attempt.' Tamar was hospitalized after she was found unconscious by her boyfriend David Adefesco almost two weeks ago in Los Angeles. 7 Tamar Braxton's new show has been postponedCredit: Getty Images - Getty According to a statement by WE tv, the network has postponed the premiere of Tamar's new show, Get Ya Life!" to September 10. A spokesperson for the network told Variety that the company's "first concern is for her recovery and well-being." "Tamar Braxton has been an incredibly important member of the WE tv family for more than a decade, and our first concern is for her...
    Kollywood actress Vijayalakshmi has been hospitalised following her suicide attempt. She posted a video on Facebook alleging harassment and bullying by followers of Naam Thamizhar party leader Seeman and Panangattu Padai’s Hari Nadar. “This is my last video and I have been in tremendous stress in the last four months because of Seeman and his partymen. I tried my level best to survive all these days because of my mother and sister, but I have been humiliated in the media by Harinadar recently,” she said in her earlier video. Kasturi Shankar Meets Vijayalakshmi In The Hospital After She Attempts Suicide, Claims ‘A Lot Of Details Didn’t Fit’. While her sister immediately rushed to her residence and got her admitted to the...
    TAMAR Braxton's boyfriend has admitted it is "a very difficult time" after he was criticized by her family amid her apparent suicide attempt. David Adefesco, who found Tamar unresponsive and called 911, has released a statement via The Blast, thanking fans for their "thoughts and prayers" as Tamar "navigates professional and personal struggles including her battle with depression." 9 David released a statementCredit: Getty Images - Getty But it comes after members of the famous Braxton family were allegedly questioning some of the things they heard him tell the dispatcher and his "demanding and controlling" persona. In the statement, he shared: "On behalf of Tamar Braxton, I want to thank her fans and the public for the ongoing thoughts and...
    Pasadena has agreed to pay $8.5 million to settle a 2015 lawsuit against the city, which alleged Pasadena police officers failed to provide timely aid to a 27-year-old mother of two who attempted to hang herself in the city’s jailhouse while in police custody. The woman, Margarita Sanchez, now has a permanent traumatic brain injury and is paralyzed from the neck down after she was left hanging by her neck from the jailhouse’s second floor for more than 20 minutes before officers showed up to cut her free, attorney Michael Carrillo said Tuesday, July 21. Her brain was deprived of oxygen for at least 21 minutes, he said, leading to extensive nerve damage that left her bedridden, blind and unable...
    THE Braxtons are blaming Tamar Braxton's boyfriend for her mood swings before her suicide attempt, sources have claimed. David Adefesco found the unconscious reality TV star in their hotel room and shakily called 911. 8 The Braxton family claims they find it odd that David Adefesco would go into such detail about how angry Tamar was before he found herCredit: Refer to Caption 8 Tamar was found unconscious last FridayCredit: Getty Images - Getty Following the release of the heartbreaking 911 call that David made to get Tamar to the hospital, members of the famous Braxton family are allegedly questioning some of the things they heard him tell the dispatcher. TMZ's sources claimed that David reacted poorly to the pilot...
    PASADENA, Calif. (KABC) -- The family of a woman who suffered a brain injury after attempting suicide in a Pasadena jail in 2015 has announced an $8.5 million settlement with the city.Attorneys representing 31-year-old Margarita Perez say surveillance video shows the woman preparing to hang herself.The lawsuit claims Perez was hanging from a second-story railing for 26 minutes before the jail staff noticed.Attorneys say the loss of oxygen to her brain left Perez with a permanent brain injury, paralyzing her from the neck down.The city of Pasadena responded to the settlement, calling the events "extremely tragic" and says the jail has taken steps to help prevent suicides.Safety enhancements include body-worn cameras, ongoing suicide crisis and prevention courses, rescue training, and...
    Tamar Braxton and boyfriend David Adefeso (Instagram) After being found unresponsive on Thursday, R&B singer and reality TV star Tamar Braxton was rushed to the hospital last week.  The incident was suspected as a suicide attempt.  READ MORE: Tamar Braxton rushed to hospital, suicide attempt suspected: report A letter that Braxton wrote later emerged where she described the company’s leaders as “cruel white slave masters” who were “destroying a great Black family” in the name of show ratings.  The 911 call placed by Braxton’s boyfriend David Adefeso has been obtained by TMZ.  In the emotional call, Adefeso is heard saying, “She’s been drinking and she’s on medication for depression.”  Adefeso tells the dispatcher, “She was very angry earlier...
    TAMAR Braxton's boyfriend cried hysterically in a heartbreaking 911 call as he begged the dispatcher to 'hurry' after her 'suicide attempt.' Just a few days ago, the reality TV star was rushed to the hospital after being found unresponsive by her boyfriend. 3Credit: Getty Images - Getty In a heart-wrenching 911 call, David Adefesco could be heard breaking down in tears and begging the dispatcher to 'hurry' and help his girlfriend. He claimed Tamar had been drinking and had allegedly taken some pills, according to the 911 audio obtained by TMZ. David could first be heard talking to the dispatcher calmly and saying: "My girlfriend is not responding. She's not awake. "She's been drinking about half - she also took...
    TAMAR Braxton is "alert and responsive", three days after she was rushed to hospital amid reports she attempted suicide. The reality star has moved to a new hospital for specialized treatment, with sources close to the star revealing that she has been “talking to doctors about her situation and the days leading up to the hospitalization." 7 Tamar is "awake and alert"Credit: Getty Images - Getty The Blast reports that Tamar's new hospital focuses on mental health and has specialist units for helping patients with diagnoses such as depression, anxiety, and sexual assault trauma. "Out of respect for Tamar’s privacy and that of her family, no additional information is available at this time,” her representatives shared, adding that "the outpouring...
    TAMAR Braxton cries "I lost my family" and fights with her boyfriend David in a trailer for new reality show, Tamar Braxton: Get Ya Life! The singer - who was rushed to hospital on Thursday after a 'suicide attempt' - also says she feels "choked every single day" in the clip. 6 Tamar cries "I lost my family" in a trailer for her new reality showCredit: WEtv She tearfully tells the camera: "I lost my family, I lost my dream. It's time to give myself a shot." In another scene, Tamar can be heard shouting at boyfriend David Adefeso behind closed doors. She yells "David, stop!" before production appear to intervene. The sister of Toni Braxton was found unresponsive by...
    “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star NeNe Leakes has reached out to singer and friend Tamar Braxton after the soprano’s alleged attempt to take her own life, telling concerned fans that she’s checked in with the “My Man” artist since the incident. “When you are a strong person, you manage stress differently,” Leakes, 52, began the Instagram post. “People tend to judge the outside Strength on the inside abilities to cope! A lot of strong people cry in the dark and hurt alone. “I talk to Tamar often,” she continued. “Spoke to her yesterday and tried to pull her thru this moment. Spoke to her and David [Braxton’s boyfriend] today! I say that to say this…check on your strong friends!...
    TONI Braxton arrived at a Los Angeles hospital on Thursday night following her sister Tamar’s ‘suicide attempt’. The singer wore gloves and a face mask as she joined David Adefeso at the medical centre, just hours after he found girlfriend Tamar 'unresponsive' at the Ritz Carlton Residences. 5 The singer wore gloves and a face mask as she arrived at the hospitalCredit: The Mega Agency At one point Toni - dressed all in black and wearing a pair of heels - could be seen chatting to David outside of the hospital. Another photo shows the star gesturing as paramedics stand off to one side. Sources told The Blast that Braxton is in a 'stable' condition but still unconscious after she...
    TAMAR Braxton said ‘the only way out is death’ in a message to her family hours before her ‘suicide attempt’. The singer also described herself as a 'slave' in a tweet which was never published to Twitter. 5 Tamar Braxton said ‘the only way out is death’ in a message to her family hours before her ‘suicide attempt’Credit: Getty Images - Getty The message - obtained by The Blast - reads: "I am a slave. I do not own my life. My stories. My pictures. My thoughts or beliefs. I’ve asked my massa to free me. I’m threatened and punished for it. "The only way I see out is death. I will choose that before I continue to [live] like...
    NeNe Leakes took to social media to share her thoughts and prayers for Tamar Braxton amid her current hospital stay. According to Hollywood Life, the Real Housewives of Atlanta star honored her friend by sending a touching message via Instagram. As The Inquisitr previously reported, Braxton allegedly attempted suicide in a Downtown Los Angeles hotel. In a side-by-side photo of Leakes and Braxton, which you can see here, both reality television starlets were on a red carpet and wore black tops. The former Glee actress had her signature blonde hair in a ponytail as she looked intensely at the camera. As for Braxton, the “Love and War” singer’s sandy brown hair was styled in long bangs that almost covered her...
    Tamar Braxton’s sister Traci is rallying for her online after the singer was hospitalized for reportedly attempting suicide on Thursday, July 16. On Friday, July 17, Tamar’s sibling posted a quoted image on her Instagram account. The photo, which you can see here, was an array of blue, black and tan colors. At the center of the photo, the text simply read, “Keep my family in your prayers.” Shortly after she posted the image, she received more than 30,000 likes on her photo. She also got over 4,000 comments from fans who shared that they are thinking of her, her sister and the entire tribe. “Praying for you now,” one fan wrote. “Praying that the Braxtons are covered in the...
    Viola Davis showed support for Tamar Braxton after the singer suffered from a possible overdose on Wednesday. The 43-year-old star is recovering in the hospital after being found unresponsive by her boyfriend David Adefeso, 49, in the Ritz Carlton Residences in Downtown Los Angeles. The 911 call suggested that she could have overdosed on prescription medication. Davis, 54, tweeted a supportive message to her followers, acknowledging the situation and bringing awareness to mental health and addiction. Praying for Tamar Braxton. Mental Health has got to be a part of our “wokeness”. There is strength in vulnerability. You matter Miss Tamar Braxton. Praying for you, your beautiful son and family. ❤❤
    Tamar Braxton is seen as We TV celebrates the premiere of “Braxton Family Values” (Photo by Earl Gibson III/Getty Images for WE tv ) After being found unresponsive on Thursday, R&B singer and reality tv star Tamar Braxton was rushed to the hospital. Reports believe that it could have been a suicide attempt by the famous Braxton sister. READ MORE: Tamar Braxton takes on Babyface’s #ToniBraxtonChallenge According to TMZ,  a man called 911 around 10 p.m. He said someone attempted suicide at the Downtown Los Angeles Ritz Carlton hotel. The outlet reported that David Adefeso, Braxton’s boyfriend, told cops she may have overdosed on pills and alcohol. However, the “Love & War” singer was unsuccessful if that was...
    REAL Housewives of Atlanta star Porsha Williams said she was ‘praying’ for her friend Tamar Braxton. The singer was reportedly ‘rushed to the hospital for a possible suicide attempt.’ 5 Tamar was reportedly ‘rushed to the hospital for a possible suicide attempt’Credit: Getty Images - Getty 5 RHOA Porsha Williams said she was ‘praying’ for her friend Tamar BraxtonCredit: Getty Images - Getty Porsha tweeted: "I love you. Please be ok. "I'm praying for you." The 43-year-old sister of Toni Braxton was found unresponsive by her boyfriend, David Adefeso, at the Ritz Carlton Residences in downtown Los Angeles, according to reports. According to The Blast, David called 911 and said he believed it may have been a suicide attempt. The...
    Tamar Braxton said she ‘wants to go to bed right now’ and sang Mariah Carey's Breakdown hours before her ‘suicide attempt'. In her last Instagram post yesterday, the singer shared a video of herself singing some of the song's lyrics as her son Logan shouted at her. 7 She shared a video of herself singingCredit: Instagram She sings: "I guess I'm trying to be nonchalant about it... I'm going to extremes to prove I'm fine without you. But in reality I'm..." Tamar captioned the clip: “I just want to know if ANYONE else besides me needs a vacation? Logan wasn’t haven’t it then OR now!! All I need to see is water and some sun. “It’s only 1.30 and I...
    Tamar Braxton was reportedly taken to a hospital in Los Angeles after being found unresponsive in her hotel room on Thursday. The 43-year-old reality star was staying with boyfriend David Adefeso at the Ritz Carlton in downtown LA when he found her 'unresponsive'. The Blast reported that David called 911 saying that Tamar had been drinking and had taken an unknown amount of prescription pills. Concern: Tamar Braxton has been rushed to hospital following a possible suicide attempt after being found unresponsive in her hotel room, (pictured in May, 2019)  The site adds: 'Ambulances then arrived at the hotel and took her to the hospital. Sources have claimed that David believes that it was possible suicide attempt.' RELATED ARTICLES ...
    Getty Tamar Braxton. Tamar Braxton was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital Thursday night after she was found unresponsive in her hotel room, according to The Blast. The Blast reported that the 43-year-old reality star’s boyfriend, David Adefeso, found her “unresponsive” in their room at the Ritz Carlton Residences in downtown L.A. He called 911 and claimed that Braxton “had been drinking and had taken an unknown amount of prescription pills,” the outlet continued. The Los Angeles Police Department confirmed to The Blast that they received a medical emergency call around 9:45 p.m. regarding a woman of Braxton’s age and a “possible overdose.” View this post on Instagram Somebody loves you baby ❤️✨ A post shared...
    ROME (AP) — A sea rescue charity said Friday that its ship carrying rescued migrants declared an onboard state of emergency in the Mediterranean Sea after six migrants tried to kill themselves and the distress of others that no country would let them on land put the safety of the crew and other survivors at risk. SOS Mediterranee, which operates the Ocean Viking, said in a statement that some of the 180 migrants aboard have started physical fighting among themselves or been threatening fellow survivors and crew members. The charity said it lodged seven requests for permission to enter a safe harbor, but Italy and Malta said no. There were no immediate government responses from either country about the...
    HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — An apparent murder-suicide attempt has left a woman dead and a man clinging to life, Henderson police said Tuesday. Officers were called to a home around 3:30 p.m. on a report of two people dead. But police arrived on scene to discover a 66-year-old female dead and a 67-year-old man still alive. They said the man was rushed to a hospital and his condition wasn’t immediately known. Henderson police detectives said the incident appears to be apparent homicide and failed suicide attempt. Police officials said the name of the dead woman will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office after her relatives are notified. Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not...
    Pro Football Hall of Famer Deion Sanders was spotted over the weekend working with free-agent wide receiver Antonio Brown. A video shared to social media showed Sanders talking to Brown and opening up about how he hit rock bottom and became suicidal. Sanders told Brown he was too wrapped up in being “Primetime.” ANTONIO BROWN GETS 2 YEARS PROBATION AFTER PLEADING NO CONTEST TO JANUARY BURGLARY WITH BATTERY CHARGE “I was suicidal, dog. I almost did that thing,” Sanders said in the Bleacher Report video. “I tried to do that thing because I couldn’t handle that. I got to an emotional low, a devastation of personal things going on, and I couldn’t handle it. I’m glad and thankful you ain’t...