Master P on losing his daughter Tytyana: ‘It was the worst call that a parent can get’
The rapper regarded on “CBS Mornings” along Gayle King and mentioned his daughter’s passing.
In a recent interview with Gayle King, Master P opened up about the loss of his daughter, Tytyana Miller, who was 29 when she passed away in May, as theGrio previously reported.Master P discusses the movie “I Got the Hook Up 2” at Build Studio on July 9, 2019, in New York City. (Photo by way of Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Master P had shared the news of Miller’s death via social media. “Our family is dealing with an overwhelming grief for the loss of my daughter Tytyana,” the rapper said in a statement at the time. “We respectfully request some privacy so that our family can grieve. We appreciate all of the prayers love and support. Mental illness & substance abuse is a real issue that we can’t be afraid to talk about. With God, we will get through this. #MyAngel.”
On “CBS Mornings” this week, the rapper opened up to Gayle King, detailing his daughter’s struggles with substance abuse and greater. King said in introducing him for the interview that Master P is popping his “heartbreaking loss right into a assignment.”
He informed King, “It’s hard…coming from where I come from, coming from poverty, you will assume that you could outlive your children, and that was the venture. I sense like going to my daughter’s funeral, I experience like I went to my personal funeral.”
He went on to expose that any other daughter called him to provide him the news, which he defined as, “the worst name that a determine can get.” He endured, “My sympathy is going out to each person that misplaced a child,” explaining that he determined to turn his “pain into ardour” and “a purpose.”
“I can’t get my daughter returned,” he said. “I love her, I consider her each day. It took me and my circle of relatives to go through something that… I can’t forestall thinking about but I recognize I have to get out right here and help and keep different children.”
Miller’s struggle with substance abuse become no longer a mystery, and become depicted at some point of her time on the series “Growing Up Hip Hop.” It highlighted now not handiest her battle but her openness about it and the support she received from her father and brother, Romeo Miller.
Master P instructed King, “She turned into getting better. We had simply were given her out of rehab and he or she was on the proper track.” He endured, “My daughter said, ‘I wanna be the president… I wanna do some thing to assist human beings.’”He delivered, “My daughter had numerous lifestyles left in her and she became a satisfied lady that knew that the following day she may want to do some thing better.”
Master P attends Collectors Cafe Presents The Unveiling Of The Original, Long-Lost Jackie Robinson Baseball Contracts at Times Square on April eleven, 2016, in New York City. (Photo by way of Robin Marchant/Getty Images for Collectors Cafe)
Now, the rapper has plans to group up with National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and ARJ Cares, he told King. When requested what his message is to other households trying to get their cherished ones the assist they need or who’re in comparable situations, he stated, “speak about it.”
“Don’t hold this as a secret. When you speak about mental illness and whilst you talk approximately substance abuse, human beings don’t want to mention that ‘this took place to my child.’ But that is affecting us as Americans. This is affecting human beings internationally.”
For more information on help regarding mental illness and substance abuse, you can head to the NAMI site here and ARJ Cares,here.
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