‘Thank you for the love. Everyone's fighting things people know nothing about. healthy, home, & with ppl who love me’
Kehlani has opened up about her suicide attempt in a series of (now deleted) posts on her Instagram account.
The 22-year-old singer, who spent time in hospital on Tuesday morning after an apparent suicide attempt, told fans that she was now “healthy”, “home” and being looked after by her friends and family. “Thank you for all the love,” she posted earlier this morning. “Everyone’s fighting things people know nothing about... thank you 4 all support. all God. Will b taking space (sic).” The message has since been removed, leaving her profile empty.
Kehlani reportedly made the attempt after being swamped with online abuse for her relationship with ex-boyfriend PARTYNEXTDOOR. The singer – who had previously been dating NBA All Star Kyrie Irving – was accused by trolls of being a “cheat” after the “Recognize” rapper posted a picture of the pair in bed together.
“I'm fucking going thru it,” she explained, in another deleted follow-up. “Since you're begging for the truth of on my love life: I am severely in love with my first love. Went thru a bad breakup and ended up easing into a relationship with a man who was one of my best friends (sic).”
“No I'm not a CHEATER, a THOT, I’m a BELIEVER IN FOLLOWING YOUR HEART and not LYING TO YOURSELF,” she continued. “Social media is the goddamn devil. Go outside and play, you have your own lives to live that don't revolve around ‘celebrities’ or ‘socialites’ who are simply trying to live lives like you.”
Aside from all the anonymous online abuse that Kehlani has had to deal with, there are also other, more famous detractors. Namely, Chris Brown – who thought it would be appropriate to share and ‘joke’ (there are not enough inverted commas in the world) about the singer’s tragic ordeal.
Brown ripped into Kehlani on Twitter – implying that she had done the whole thing for attention. “Girls be mad at a nigga for fucking around wit bitches but her DMs got more names then the Declaration of Independence,” he tweeted. “There is no attempting suicide. Stop flexing for the gram. Doing shit for sympathy so them comments under your pics don't look so bad.”
Given that Kehlani has suffered enough at the hands of people calling her out online, why Brown thinks it necessary to tweet this to his 15.8 million followers is beyond us. "Delete your account” etc. Read his fully stupid contributions below, then ask yourself: how does this man still have a career? And what does he actually have to do to lose it?
They look like they have stank sex!!!!😭— Chris Brown (@chrisbrown) March 30, 2016
There is no attempting suicide. Stop flexing for the gram. Doing shit for sympathy so them comments under your pics don't look so bad— Chris Brown (@chrisbrown) March 30, 2016