Chicago, IL – Fans of Chicago rapper CupcakKe (actual identify Elizabeth Eden Harris) have been justifiably alarmed on Monday (January 7) after she flatly said she was planning to kill herself.
“Im about the commit suicide,” the tweet learn.
im about to commit suicide
— Marilyn MonHOE (@CupcakKe_rapper) January 8, 2019
The single tweet resulted in an onslaught of help and concern, with over 10,000 folks commenting on her state of affairs. Eventually, the Chicago police have been despatched to her dwelling to conduct a welfare test.
Comedian Elijah Daniel was offering updates for her followers all through the night and warranted them she was getting the assistance she wants.
UPDATE: Police not capable of give me anymore particulars aside from Elizabeth is OKAY and on the hospital 💜 https://t.co/FVZgFxzn7y
— elijah daniel (@elijahdaniel) January 8, 2019
According to the BBC, Chicago Police transported the 21-year-old artist to an area hospital for a “mental evaluation.”
Later that night, CupcakKe reposted the tweet to Instagram, thanking everybody for his or her help.
“Thank you for everything y’all have done for me,” she wrote within the caption. “I really appreciate it.”
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Thank you for every part y’all have executed for me I actually respect it
CupcakKe’s disturbing tweet elicited encouraging phrases from unlikely sources, together with comic Kathy Griffin who mentioned, “No ma’am, not on our watch. Keep living. You got the stuff & we got your back.”
No ma’am, not on our watch. Keep residing. You acquired the stuff & we acquired your again❤️👏❤️
— Kathy Griffin (@kathygriffin) January 8, 2019
CupcakKe has been trustworthy about her struggles with psychological well being in each her music and on-line. Last August, she shared overtly about what she was experiencing.
“So I wasn’t gone say nothing but I try to be as positive as possible but I just want to say I’m at a very low & depressed point in my life,” she wrote. “I didn’t notice it till I went four days with out consuming. I kn this will likely not make sense however meals made me pleased, folks made me pleased additionally.
So I wasn’t gone say nothing however I attempt to be as optimistic as doable however I simply wish to say I’m at a really low & depressed level in my life , I did not notice it till I went four days with out eatting , I kn this will likely not make sense however meals made me pleased , folks made me pleased additionally
— Marilyn MonHOE (@CupcakKe_rapper) August 16, 2018
While CupcakKe is at present protected, anybody having ideas of suicide ought to name the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 (TALK) or go surfing at SpeakingOfSuicide.com/sources for assist.