This young lady's death is so sad, but the truth is many African Americans in the music and movie industry are very unhappy. In our opinion, many black singers that are a token in mostly white groups suppress their feelings. Now, we don't know why Simone Battle allegedly committed suicide, but it can't be easy to be the only black person in any group. Many times, famous black celebrities who associate themselves within a white dominated group smile when they are miserable on the inside.
In order to be successful, some sell their souls and some avoid identity of their black roots, not saying this about Simone Battle. Some forget their black heritage and some even change themselves within and even their outer appearance in order to be liked and accepted, which is emotionally unhealthy.
Simone Battle had her whole life ahead of her, but for some reason the demon of suicide haunted her.
GRL Singer Simone Battle's Death Ruled a Suicide
The death of pop singer and former "X-Factor" contestant Simone Battle, a member of G.R.L., has been ruled a suicide by hanging, the Los Angeles County coroner said today.
Lt. Fred Corral of the Los Angeles County Coroner's Department said no...Read full article, here.
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