Sunday, April 18, 2021

DaBaby Admits He’s Getting a ‘Therapist’ After Brother’s Suicide

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DaBaby (Instagram)

*DaBaby says he’s going to therapy after the recent death of his brother, Glen Johnson.

We previously reported… Johnson died by suicide Tuesday in their hometown of Charlotte, North Carolina. 

His death was reportedly from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Prior to taking his own life, he shared an Instagram video of him sitting in his car while holding a gun, TMZ reported. The video showed the father of three speaking about how he’s “been wronged,” while crying.

DaBaby, 28, tweeted about “#MentalHealthAwareness” on Thursday, urging his fans, “If you can’t get over depression GET HELP, you see a loved one struggling get them help, they refuse the help, MAKE em get treated anyway.”

READ MORE:Older Brother of Rapper DaBaby Dies by Suicide

 

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Lets continue to keep #DaBaby in our prayers, #Roomies, as he deals with the unfortunate passing of his older brother.

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“You suffer from PTSD take that s— serious & get help! I’m bouta get a therapist my damn self!” continued DaBaby, adding “#LongLiveG” alongside emojis of a black heart and white doves

DaBaby referenced his brother’s death on social media, sharing lyrics from his track “Intro” off  the “Kirk” album, which offers insight into his brother’s struggles: “My brother be thinkin’ that we don’t love him and let him struggle like we ain’t family. Like I won’t give up all I got to see you, n****,” he raps on the track.

In a tweet posted on Tuesday, DaBaby wrote, “Death don’t phase [sic] me at all, watching my family suffer does.”

“GOD watch over my family, my mama, my nieces & nephew & they mama, my brother. Don’t worry bout me take whatever you was do for me and pour it into them. & keep me cool, cuz God you know! The world don’t,” he continued. “Amen.”

Ny MaGee
Ny MaGee is a screenwriter and freelance reporter from Chicago -- currently living in Los Angeles and covering A-list entertainment for various outlets, including Emmys.com. She has worked for: Miramax, MTV & VH1, The Jim Henson Company, Hallmark Channel, Paramount Pictures, and for iconic indie film producer Roger Corman.

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