In a distressing report obtained by Mandynews.com from Benin City, the mother featured in the viral “Mummy Calm Down” video has reportedly died by suicide.
The woman, who captured the nation’s heart when her son earnestly pleaded with her to “calm down” in a video that spread like wildfire across social media, leaves behind her husband and three children, including the young boy from the video.
The Sudden Tragedy
The news of her death was first brought to public attention on November 7 through a tweet by Samuel (@sammydo214). The veracity of the claim was later corroborated by another Twitter user, Vampz (@Hybrid_Ola), who confirmed the incident’s authenticity, citing their proximity to the family’s residence in Benin.
A Nation Mourns
The video, which became a sensation for its endearing portrayal of a child’s innocence, has now been overshadowed by this tragic event. The family’s privacy is being respected at this difficult time, while the community has come together to offer support and condolences.
Details of the Incident
- Incident: Suspected suicide
- Date Reported: November 7
- Survivors: Three children and a husband
The authorities have not released further details, and the family has asked for privacy as they navigate through this incredibly challenging period.
Our thoughts are with the family during this time, and we urge respect for their privacy. Further updates will be provided as they become available.
For those in need of support, please reach out to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline or similar resources in your area. Your life matters.
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