Chicago, IL – Fans of Chicago rapper CupcakKe (actual identify Elizabeth Eden Harris) had been justifiably alarmed on Monday (January 7) after she flatly said she was planning to kill herself.
“Im in regards to the commit suicide,” the tweet learn.
The single tweet resulted in an onslaught of assist and concern, with over 10,000 folks commenting on her scenario. Eventually, the Chicago police had been despatched to her residence to conduct a welfare examine.
Comedian Elijah Daniel was offering updates for her followers all through the night and warranted them she was getting the assistance she wants.
According to the BBC, Chicago Police transported the 21-year-old artist to an area hospital for a “psychological analysis.”
Later that night, CupcakKe reposted the tweet to Instagram, thanking everybody for his or her assist.
“Thank you for the whole lot y’all have performed for me,” she wrote within the caption. “I actually recognize it.”
CupcakKe’s disturbing tweet elicited encouraging phrases from unlikely sources, together with comic Kathy Griffin who stated, “No ma’am, not on our watch. Keep dwelling. You acquired the stuff & we acquired your again.”
CupcakKe has been sincere 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 however I attempt to be as constructive as doable however I simply need to say I’m at a really low & depressed level 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 comfortable, folks made me comfortable additionally.
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 browsing at SpeakingOfSuicide.com/sources for assist.