Rapper Mac Miller, died of a drug overdose at his Southern California home on Friday. The rapper was 26, and formally had a two year relationship with singer Ariana Grande, The former couple split in May, Grande at the time said drugs were a big reason for the split. Grande has disabled the comment section on her Instagram account after several fans started blaming her for Miller’s death. Grande is now engaged to ‘Saturday Night Live’ actor Pete Davidson, after only weeks of dating. Miller’s friends were concerned about Miller after the former couple split. Some said he took the split very hard.
At the time of the split, Grande said she was not Miller’s mother, and she wasn’t responsible for him. She supported his sobriety but ‘she refused to take responsibility for his health and his relapses.’ Grande last posted on Instagram on Thursday when she posted pictures of her London hotel room, saying “Goodbye London.” She has not spoken out about Miller’s death, but friends are saying the singer is ‘devastated by the news, and she is going into hiding for the time being’.
An official cause of death has not been announced, an autopsy is currently being performed. However a police source stated that Miller went into full cardiac arrest after a suspected ingestion of a lethal amount of drugs. An unidentified male called 911 from Miller’s home, and when paramedics arrived at the home the rapper was pronounced dead at the scene. Grande faced a barrage of negative comments on her social media blaming her for the rapper’s death. Some fans come to her defense, one writing, “Ariana Grande is not responsible for Mac Miller’s death. Stop blaming her she’s a person like you who has feelings. I’m she’s having a hard time, I wish patience for her and his family.”