To fans' discontent, Bow Wow has been toying with the word “suicide” a concerning number of times in 2018.
First, the former 106 & Park host rose eyebrows when he tweeted the word spelled backwards, only to reveal later on that it would be the title of his new album. Not long after, he took to a seat on The Breakfast Club to explain that he actually had sunken into a suicidal state, essentially, due to boredom.
The social media backlash he received from his logic was ruthless, but he returned to the sensitive subject matter in his 280-character diary in the early hours of Tuesday (April 24) to reveal that he was contemplating a fatal action that would end it all.
Feel like jumping off this balcony— Bow Wow (@smoss) April 24, 2018
Im sorry but i truly dont want to be here no more! https://t.co/aGpte4rCfC— Bow Wow (@smoss) April 24, 2018
No im not gone do nothing. It was just a figure of speech. I woke up to bad news. https://t.co/IfegLbtVrf— Bow Wow (@smoss) April 24, 2018
Then what man will protect your beautiful baby ❤️just know us People rib and talk shit all day but just know your truly TRULY loved, your our family, and we’ll be hurt to see you gone ❤️#love— IG:Gemini_Who♊ (@AphroditeYoung) April 24, 2018
I think going to see a psychiatrist is a better route than posting your behavorial health issues on Twitter. Please please seek help.— Taylor Johnson (@tayjay1313) April 24, 2018
You have a daughter who adores you bro cut it out! pic.twitter.com/tYmgAIeBA3— Miss BEYhavin (@SimpleeKei) April 24, 2018
Talk to someone Bow please, Don’t try and fight it alone bro, if you need help don’t be afraid to ask someone seriously. We lose too many black men to Anxiety & Depression bro, I know how you feel man #GodBless #DontGiveUp 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾— Mr.RjWaterzzz (@Mr_Woods23) April 24, 2018
This really brings tears to my eyes. Please don’t do it. Think about your daughter when all else fails. I just lost my father almost 4 months ago and it hurts like hell. Shai LOVES you and looks up to you!! Live for her— Jennice Tashá (@JayNese_) April 24, 2018
This nigga !!! Bro killing yourself is a selfish act. Stop crying ... life is hard but you keep pushing ... Find God cause you don’t know yourself pic.twitter.com/JgplXhytui— Lamar Hill (@lamarhill) April 24, 2018
praying for you pic.twitter.com/pDNT4hrrgG— yen (@iAMlennieP) April 24, 2018
Please stop talking like this and get some help. Believe it or not, your loved. ❤️— I DON'T CURRR (@One_OfAKind82) April 24, 2018
Has anyone checked on this man? This isn’t funny, cute, or a joking situation.— .::toni::. 🇵🇷 (@o0Antonia0o) April 24, 2018
Bow Wow tweeted about jumping off a balcony this morning. In the comments, people laughed at him, said he was desperate for attention, claimed he was tying to promote his album. It’s honestly sad that this man is clearly in need of help and the community still mocks him.— Governor Russ ⚖️✊🏾 (@RussellFromTXST) April 24, 2018
Y’all....Bow Wow needs some serious help. Mental illness isn’t a joke! He has been talking about suicide for awhile now. The bullying has gotten to him deeply.— ✨Belize ✨ (@NiecyBonita) April 24, 2018
bow wow’s suicide threats are uncomfortable af.— blackberry molasses (@_Poochivicious) April 24, 2018
Y’all fucked up and gave Bow Wow attention the first time he said “he don’t wanna be here” now he’s going to threaten suicide every week.— Jae (@thejasminerenee) April 24, 2018
My cousin died from fuckin suicide & ppl like lil bow wow using it 4 attention is disgusting to the up most degree.He said when he feels bored he thinks bout killin https://t.co/0hiNB9AljI baby girl had an actually illness.And Im tired of the shit & ppl not calling him out on it.— Kiara Lopez (@kiara00lopez) April 24, 2018
Bow wow has been irritating me with these suicide tweets. He's such an attention seeker— 𝓞𝓬𝓮𝓪𝓷𝓪 🧚🏾♀️ (@oceana___) April 24, 2018
You're clearly going down the "Tyrese Gibson route" for media attention. I'm embarrassed for you.— Cactus Mac (@RealCactusMac) April 24, 2018
“She sells seashells by the seashore”. That’s a figure of speech. I’m sorry you got bad news but jumping off a balcony is not a figure of speech. It’s either a cry for help or a cry for attention but nothing to be taken lightly.— juhNEEnah💄💋✨ (@LettyLocs33) April 24, 2018
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