Ariana Grande has broken her silence following the tragic death of her ex boyfriend Mac Miller.
The God Is A Woman singer, 25, who dated the rapper for two years before their split in May this year, was reported to be “devastated” after he was pronounced dead at his San Fernando Valley home in California on Friday.
The singer has now taken to social media to share a poignant photograph of Mac, real name Malcolm James McCormick. He is pictured staring at the camera while sitting in the grass in the black and white image.
Ariana let the image speak for itself and didn’t caption the photo, which she shared with her 127million followers.
The pop star, is said to be “devastated” over the tragic news of his passing. The couple dated for 21 months before splitting in May this year.
An insider told Entertainment Tonight: “Although the two ended their relationship, Ariana always shared a deep connection with Mac and wanted nothing but the best for him. Ariana is very upset.”
Another source said: “Despite their split, Ariana had always been supportive of his sobriety.”
After the pair’s split in May, Ariana took to her social media to call the rapper her best friend and express her unconditional love for him. The No Tears Left To Cry singer is now engaged to comedian Pete Davidson.
Following his death, the rapper’s family shared a statement as fans and fellow musicians across the world paid tribute to the talented star.
“Thank you for your prayers. Please respect our privacy. There are no further details as to the cause of his death at this time.”
It read: “Malcolm McCormick, known and adored by fans as Mac Miller, has tragically passed away at the age of 26. He was a bright light in this world for his family, friends and fans.