Grimmie's brother Marcus wrote on his Facebook page that Levine reached out to his family over the weekend after hearing the news that the 22-year-old singer was shot and killed late Friday night, June 10. He expressed his gratitude to the singer and those who have contributed to a GoFundMe page to aid him and his family:
"I found out this morning, that Adam Levine personally called my mother and said he will pay for the funeral and her plane flight, and I was blown away. Now a friend just told me to look at the gofundme page and I see it is at 100k. Words cannot express...literally I have no words."
"I promise both my parents and I will read every one of these personalized messages. I'm so blown away by everything right now. But all I can say is thank you. And Christina will be missed and never ever forgotten. Love you Christina."
Grimmie was a member of Team Adam on Season 6 of The Voice in 2014 and wound up in third place.
Levine shared the following message and photo on Twitter on June 11 after news of Grimmie's tragic passing hit:
Behati and I are absolutely devastated and heartbroken by Christina Grimmie’s death. Our hearts go out to her family pic.twitter.com/y4OMkm0uXu— Adam Levine (@adamlevine) June 11, 2016
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