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LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 01: (L-R) TV personalities Tamar Braxton, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Loni Love, Jeannie Mai, and Adrienne Bailon walk the red carpet at the 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel on May 1, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.

The Real‘s Adrienne Bailon recently took to social media to address fans who have criticized her for not publicly speaking about Tamar Braxton who recently attempted suicide and was a former co-host of the daytime talk show.

“I know that there were a lot of questions coming on here specifically for Tamar. And I just think that for me everything isn’t for Instagram. Everything isn’t for social media,” Bailon said in a video the talk show host shared on Instagram.

“I also think it’s important to know that real life is so much more important than social media. For me, I hold myself in a higher standard in real life than I do on social media. So I absolutely want to encourage people to pray for her, but in real life that’s what I’m doing.”

NEW YORK, NY – JULY 15: (L-R) Hosts of “The Real,” Adrienne Bailon, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Jeannie Mai, Loni Love and Tamar Braxton stop at New York City’s Artichoke Pizza as part of their “Binge Across America” tour on July 15, 2013 in New York City. “The Real” premieres on Monday, July 15th on select Fox-owned stations. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for Telepictures)

“That’s a really delicate situation and I absolutely think that we all should be praying for her but not praying for her on a social media post. Pray for her in real life. That to me is important,” she continued.

“Reaching out to someone in real life is important.” “Which you’ve done,” her husband added while sitting with her. “I  just think everything shouldn’t because I want to make you feel comfortable with what I’ve done,” the talk show host concluded.

Tamar Braxton was formerly a co-host of The Real before being let go back in 2016. As we previously reported, last week, the “Love & War” singer was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital after she was found unresponsive by her boyfriend David Adefeso. She was staying at the Ritz Carlton Residences in Downtown Los Angeles, near LA Live, according to sources.

Adefeso found Braxton “unresponsive” and dialed 911 to report that the singer and reality tv star had been drinking and had taken an unknown amount of prescription pills. According to sources, he believed Braxton attempted suicide.

The ambulance arrived at the residency and took the “Let Me Know” singer to California hospital in Downtown L.A. Los Angeles Police Department confirmed that they had received a phone call around 9:45 P.M. in regard to a 43-year-old female who had a medical emergency listed as a “possible overdose.”

According to The Blast, Braxton has been extremely emotional due to an ongoing contract dispute with We TV. Braxton has been attempting to get out of her contract believing she has been treated unfairly for years.

Glennisha Morgan is a Detroit-bred multimedia journalist and writer. She writes about intersectionality, hip-hop, pop culture, queer issues, race, feminism, and her truth. Follow her on Twitter @GlennishaMorgan.

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