Tamar Braxton says she’s ready to ‘pour some pain’ into her music following suicide attempt
The embattled singer says she's going to use her turbulent personal life as inspiration for her new music
Tamar Braxton has undoubtedly had a difficult few months, but now the singer has come forward to assure her supporters that she plans to start pouring all that pain into her music.
Friday, the singer posted a selfie of herself smiling, along with the caption, “I’m ready to pour some pain into my music…”
It has now been almost three months since Braxton was hospitalized after being found unresponsive in her Los Angeles hotel room after what she would later confirm was a suicide attempt.
It has been alleged by both the singer and her now former boyfriend David Adefeso that the unflattering portrayal of her in WE tv’s six-episode series Tamar Braxton: Get Ya Life!, is what pushed her over the brink. The show is said to give an unflinching look at her struggles with motherhood, love, and her career as she records a new album.
“I wrote a letter over 2 months ago asking to be freed from what I believed was excessive and unfair,” Braxton explained on Instagram back in July. “I explained in personal detail the demise I was experiencing. My cry for help went totally ignored. However, the demands persisted. It was my spirit, and my soul that was tainted the most. There are a few things I count on most to be, a good mother, a good daughter, a good partner, a good sister, and a good person. Who I was, begun to mean little to nothing, because it would only be how I was portrayed on television that would matter. It was witnessing the slow death of the woman I became, that discouraged my will to fight. I felt like I was no longer living, I was existing for the purpose of a corporations gain and ratings, and that killed me.”
As a result of the ongoing discord, it’s been reported that Get Ya Life! will be the final collaboration between Braxton and WeTV, who have collaborated since 2011 on reality shows Braxton Family Values and Tamar & Vince.
Although she once praised Adefeso for his support, last month the businessman filed for a restraining order against the entertainer over a domestic dispute and they have since gone their separate ways.
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