- With a court order, authorities seize American Idol finalist’s newborn baby.
- Syesha Mercado shared a live broadcast of the moment when this incident occurred.
- It’s the second son that is judicially taken from the singer.
Inhuman! Singer Syesha Mercado, who participated in the seventh season of American Idol, where she obtained third place, was stripped of her newborn baby by authorities in Manatee, Florida, with a court order, an event that can be seen in a live broadcast.
According to information from La Noticia, this is the second child that is judicially taken from the singer. This is Amen’Ra, who remains in the custody of the Child Protection Specialists (CPS) Unit.
American Idol finalist Syesha Mercado is stripped of her newborn baby
In the video, which is available at Youtube, You can see the moment when the American Idol finalist and her partner, Tyron Deener, who were in a car, are stopped by police and officials to take away their baby.
According to reports in the Herald Tribune newspaper, the authorities took the little girl, barely ten days old, to be checked by the doctors, despite both Syesha and Tyles telling them that she had been checked the day before.
Syesha Mercado’s problems started at the beginning of the year
It was in February of this year that the couple formed by the singer Syesha Mercado, finalist of American Idol, and Tyron Deener went to the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida, to take their son due to dehydration problems.
According to the activist group We Have the Right to Be Right, which is supporting the singer, little Amen’Ra was in the transition from breast milk to solid foods. The boy was examined by a doctor who had different accusations.
The singer’s child lives with another family
According to reports from NBC News, the investigation carried out on this doctor, named Sally Smith, concluded that several cases in which she had been very critical of the parents of some babies did not proceed, so they withdrew. the charges or the parents were acquitted.
In the case of Syesha Mercado and her partner, instead of the little Amen’Ra being returned to them after staying in the hospital, the child was turned over to Manatee Child Protective Services, Florida. The little boy currently lives with another family.
They ask for support
After suffering this injustice, the American Idol finalist and her partner decided to create a GoFundMe with the name The legalized kidnapping of black babies through CPS, days before they again suffered a chapter of horror when they were deprived of their newborn baby .
Syesha Mercado had no choice but to hand over her baby despite telling authorities she was breastfeeding. After pumping a couple ounces of breast milk in the back of her car into a bottle for her daughter, the singer handed her daughter over to officers.
“You do not have heart”
In this video, which lasts more than an hour, the singer confronts the authorities to claim the reason why they did this to her, since her baby was barely ten days old: “You don’t have a heart. This is so bad, ”Syesha Mercado said through tears.
Many will wonder why the authorities stripped the American idol finalist of her baby, and the reason is why the singer did not inform the authorities that she had given birth while in the middle of a legal battle for the custody of her. first son.
The American Idol finalist’s fight to get her son back
In a post she shared a couple of weeks ago, the American Idol finalist opened her heart and made her followers aware of the situation she’s been going through for several months. The image is about to reach 90 thousand likes to date.
“This is my precious baby Amen’Ra. He had plans for this corrupt system not to bother us, but everything changed when I took him to the Johns Hopkins Hospital @allchildrens, in St. Petersburg, Florida ”, can be read at the beginning of this message.
American Idol finalist has been stripped of her two children
“I took our son to drink more fluids, as he was reluctant to drink the necessary fluids that we were giving him. I was moving from prolonged breastfeeding to eating more solids and bottle drinking independently, ”explained Syesha Mercado.
The singer then commented that her “breastfeeding journey” was easy, beautiful and very rewarding until she got pregnant: “My body underwent changes and my milk production decreased. Amen’Ra wanted mother’s breast milk, but we had to wean him ”.
Syesha Mercado was doing a good job
The American Idol finalist assured her fans that she and her partner came with a couple of doctors, as well as a lactation specialist, who encouraged her and told her that her little one was healthy and to move on, as she was doing. a good job.
“However, there was one day in particular where she just wanted to be proactive, get another opinion from the so-called ‘pediatric specialists’ and help getting her more fluids. I went to Johns Hopkins for that specifically and they took my baby. “
The singer was accused of abuse and neglect
In another part of her text, which made netizens show their support, the American Idol finalist revealed that she was accused of abuse and neglect: “Not long after we got to the hospital, I stopped using the SNS bomb, which it was recommended by the lactation specialist, to help with the fluids in the breast ”.
“Days later, Amen’Ra was completely weaned from my breast without the help of any medical personnel. But instead of releasing us, they kept my son in the hospital to observe him and question me, insult me and judge me, ”expressed the American Idol finalist (Filed Under: American Idol Finalist, Syesha Mercado, is stripped of her newborn baby).
Who is Syesha Mercado?
Born on January 2, 1987 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, Syesha Raquel Mercado is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and model, known for her participation in the seventh season of American Idol, in which she finished in third place.
Daughter of Zelda, a former Motown showgirl, and José, of Puerto Rican descent, the singer graduated with a certificate of major performance in Sarasota, Florida, where she appeared in various productions. Today, she is going through a terrible time having been stripped of her two children by the authorities. HERE).
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