Meanwhile, another source told Entertainment Tonight, that Ariana Grande is "devastated" by Mac Miller's death, and that she had always hoped the rapper would find the help he so desperately needed for his substance abuse issues.
"Malcolm McCormick, known and adored by fans as Mac Miller, has tragically passed away at the age of 26". Mac was found Friday around noon at his San Fernando Valley home and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Though an official cause-of-death has yet to be released, intitial reports suggest Miller died following a drug overdose. In 2012, his first album, "Blue Slide Park", became the first independent debut album to hit the top of the Billboard chart in more than 16 years.More news: Burt Reynolds, Hollywood Legend, Dead At 82
However, and despite Miller's historic battles with addiction, Ms Grande and her new partner have been at the receiving end of huge amounts of online abuse since the death was announced by TMZ on Friday.
Miller had been in a long-term relationship with Ariana Grande, 25, which ended this past May.More news: BMW seized from home of couple who raised money for homeless man
After their breakup, Grande had responded to a fan who blamed her for the rapper's reported DUI arrest, saying doing so was minimizing her own self-worth. Yet another wrote, "I HOPE YOURE HAPPY WITH PETE", referring to Grande's current engagement to Saturday Night Live star Pete Davidson. "One social media user goes as far I accusing her of murder:" It's amusing because you actually did kill him".
Grande, after a Twitter user appeared to blame her for the break-up, wrote on the social media platform in May that the relationship was "toxic" and she had "cared for him and tried to support his sobriety & prayed for his balance for years". I feel like the public perception of me varies on who you ask. He said, "I'm a human being".More news: Woman Mistakes Dynamite For Candle During Power Outage, Suffers Severe Injuries