Sunday, October 2, 2022

Boyfriend of Tamar Braxton Speaks Out After Her Suicide Attempt: ‘Very Difficult Time for Family’

David Adefeso - Tamar Braxton

*Tamar Braxton‘s boyfriend David Adefeso is allegedly catching heat from her family for mentioning her frustration with WEtv during the 9-1-1 call he made after she allegedly attempted suicide. 

We previously reported, Braxton sent an email to her WEtv bosses accusing them of destroying her family and making her “suicidal.” 

The letter was sent weeks before her suicide attempt on July 16,  Page Six reports.

During the 911 call, David is heard saying, “She’s been drinking and she’s on medication for depression.” 

He continued, “She was very angry earlier on. She’s had trouble with the network, the company she’s working with, and they did something today.

Adefeso is reportedly heard crying and saying, “F**king network.” 

On Thursday, he shared with The Blast that the singer is currently receiving the “best available medical attention” to “strengthen her mental health.” 

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Adefeso discovered the songstress unresponsive last Thursday in their room at the Ritz-Carlton hotel.

He released a statement to The Blast noting that “this is an extremely difficult time for Tamar and her family.”

“On behalf of Tamar Braxton, I want to thank her fans and the public for the ongoing thoughts and prayers,” Adefeso told the outlet. “Tamar is a beautifully talented woman, a devoted mother, a loving girlfriend, a dear sister and a special friend to countless people.”

“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. “Tamar is currently receiving the best available medical attention to address those struggles and strengthen her mental health, and her family and I will remain by her side throughout her treatment.”

“Mental health is a common issue, affecting 1 in 5 Americans,” he continued. “Please continue to send prayers and hope as Tamar continues the path to recovery and ultimate happiness. We ask to please respect Tamar’s privacy, and her family’s privacy, during this important time of healing.”

Braxton’s hospitalization reportedly occurred hours after WE tv dropped the trailer for her series, “Tamar Braxton: Get Ya Life!,” which explores her personal and professional journey as she records a new album.

In a statement to PEOPLE, 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.”

Meanwhile, peep the clip from her upcoming reality series below:

Ny MaGee
Ny MaGee is an entertainment reporter with over 15 years of experience working in the film industry in areas including production and post-production, marketing, distribution, and acquisitions. She has worked for legendary film producer Roger Corman, Quentin Tarantino's production team at Miramax, the late Larry Flynt, MTV/ VH1, Hallmark Channel, Paramount, Jim Henson Co., Parade Magazine, and various LA-based companies representing above-the-line talent.

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