Yesterday, Chicago rapper CupcakKe, real name Elizabeth Harris, tweeted about his plan to commit suicide. She wrote, "I'm about to commit suicide." At Instagram, she posted a screenshot of the tweet, captioned, "Thanks for everything you guys did for me, I really appreciate it." CupcakKe was hospitalized earlier today after some of his followers alerted Chicago police. She has just shared her first statement since the suicide scare.
"I've been struggling with depression any longer … sorry to have done it last night, but I'm fine," CupcakKe tweeted. "I went to the hospital and finally got the help I need to get through, be happy and deliver good music. Thank you for all the prayers, but please do not worry about me. "As your initial tweet, this message has been received with responses from friends and fans who express love and support. "You taught me and so many others a lot about being ourselves, embracing exactly who we are and being proud of where we came from and what we stand for," Charli XCX wrote in an article. tweet yesterday. "You have so much more to teach."
Last summer, before the release of their second album of 2018, Eden, CupcakKe shared the same alarming form tweet about his mental health: "So I did not leave, I do not say anything, but I try to be as positive as possible, but I just want to say that I'm at a very low and depressed point in my life, I did not realize it until I went 4 days without eating, I kn this may not make sense, but the food made me happy, people made me happy too "
I've been struggling with depression for a long time … sorry for making it public last night, but I'm fine. I went to the hospital and finally got the help I needed to get through, be happy and deliver great music. Thank you for all the prayers, but please do not worry about me.
– Marilyn MonHOE (@CupcakKe_rapper) January 8, 2019
If you or someone you know needs help, you can call the National Lifeline Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or go to SuicidePreventionLifeline.org to talk to someone online.