Mariah Carey is speaking out following Tamar Braxton‘s hospitalization. While the “Hero” songbird is facing her own personal troubles with her ex-husband Nick Cannon, she still found time to pay tribute to the “Braxton Family Values” star, who was rushed to the hospital on Thursday night due to a potential overdose. Mariah Carey and Tamar Braxton have been friends for years and even spent Halloween together in 2016. On Friday, July 17, Nick Cannon caused a fright when he shared a post tagging himself in “Heaven” and saying “Goodbye Earth” after getting fired from “Wild ‘n Out” following his anti-Semitic comments.
Fans flocked to social media, praying for Tamar Braxton to pull through as well as Nick Cannon’s mental health. While Mariah Carey did not mention her husband directly, she posted a throwback video hours later showing her singing her 1990 “Vanishing.” Many fans thought it was a cryptic post about her ex-husband’s situation.
The Grammy winner has yet to release any news on Nick Cannon’s condition but that didn’t stop her from sending prayers Tamar Braxton’s way while she recovers.
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Taking to Twitter on Friday, one day after Tamar Braxton reportedly overdosed on alcohol and pills, Mariah Carey dedicated a special post to her friend.
“Tamar, I love you and I’m praying for you. ❤️❤️❤️❤️,” the superstar tweeted.
Immediately following her post, Mariah Carey faced some backlash as fans demanded to know what was going on with Nick Cannon. His followers grew concerned and questioned his mental health after he shared a lengthy post about the black community turning their back on him in his time of need.
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Tamar, I love you and I'm praying for you. ❤️❤️❤️❤️
— Mariah Carey (@MariahCarey) July 17, 2020
In the post, while tagging his location “Heaven,” Nick Cannon wrote, “I hurt an entire community and it pained me to my core. I thought it couldn’t get any worse. Then I watched my own community turn on me and call me a sell-out for apologizing. Goodnight. Enjoy Earth.”
He has not been heard from since. As for Tamar Braxton, we’re told she’s in stable condition and sent her family a suicide note prior to her reported overdose. Her family, including her boyfriend, have been rallying around her in the hospital.