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cupcakke confirmed safe after suicidal tweet

January 9, 2019
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Chicago MC CupcakKe sparked a much-needed conversation about suicide, self-care, and mental health yesterday when she told fans in part, “I’m about to commit suicide” on Twitter.

Causing enough alarm to warrant hospitalization, the rising hip hop star was later confirmed to be safe and receiving care, thank goodness. Since then, the “Deepthroat” rapper has reached out to fans through social media, opening up about her struggles with mental illness and getting help going forward:

Big prayers to CupcakKe and thank you for being brave!

If you are struggling with suicidal ideation and need someone to talk to, here are a few resources: