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Ariana Grande’s brother Frankie speaks out about Mac Miller’s death

The singer dated the rapper for two years prior to his death

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Ariana Grande’s brother Frankie has spoken out following the sudden death of her ex-boyfriend Mac Miller.

The rapper passed away due to a suspected “overdose” last week, and was pronounced dead at his home in Studio City, California, at 11.51am on Friday, September 7.

Fans and friends of Mac were left devastated by the news, including his famous ex-girlfriend Ariana Grande – who he dated for two years before they announced their split in May.

Although Ariana is yet to speak out about Mac’s death, her brother Frankie has broken his silence in a heartbreaking post on Instagram.

 

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He wrote, “I am beyond heartbroken over Malcolm’s death. He was a good friend and was wonderful to my sister. He was the reason I went to the rehabilitation center where I was detoxed safely from all of the drugs alcohol and medications I was taking, when I couldn’t imagine living without them.”

“It was the place where I found the community of support that showed me that living life without drugs was a possibility and I would never have discovered that if it weren’t for Malcolm.”

“I remember when I would get 30, 60, 90 days clean and Malcom would be there with a gift and a card and words of encouragement… telling me that he knew how hard getting sober is and how impressed he was that I was succeeding.”

He continued, “Addiction is a TERRIBLE diseaseā€¦ many people are suffering from addiction like I am and many many of them are losing. Those of us who are struggling with addiction must stay strong.”

 

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“We must continue to work HARD on ourselves every single day and help each other. Our disease is strong but WE ARE STRONGER and I vow to work every moment of my life to keep myself sober so that i may be there for others. This is a difficult road but YOU DO NOT HAVE TO TRUDGE IT ALONE.”

“To anyone who needs help, help is there,” Frankie told his followers. “You just need to have the courage to ask, which I know can be EXTREMELY difficult… but when you do I GUARANTEE support will be there. do not be ashamed if you are losing the battle against addiction, shame feeds the disease, humility defeats it.

“Please ask for help! you are NOT ALONE! I am here… and I will continue to be here… for you… Malcom my friend, you will be dearly missed. and I know you will be looking down on me from heaven, proudAF for every day I live my life clean and sober… 453 days and counting… Thank you from the bottom of my heart.”

Frankie also added the numbers for Alcoholics Anonymous (212-870-3400), Narcotics Anonymous (818-773-9999) and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800-273-9255).