Ariana Grande tried to help Mac Miller get sober

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However, one of his friends, Shane Powers, is speaking out about they have it all wrong on his podcast The Shane Show.

Whether he was an addict or not, Shane explained, she was more than willing to go to hell and back to defend him. "I saw that, I was around it, I took phone calls from her. What do I do?' This little girl was unbelievably involved and helpful to him being healthy", he said on the Monday (September 10) episode. "And she was all about him being healthy, period, in this area of his life". Now, a close friend of Miller's has revealed that Grande was actually really supportive of Miller getting clean and that's why she was a great girlfriend to him. Powers seems to want fans to understand that Ariana isn't to blame, but that she was a positive factor in his prior sobriety, staying in touch with Powers regarding Mac's health after the pair broke up earlier this year.

Grande posted a tribute to Miller on Instagram and disabled her comments after trolls blamed her for Miller's apparent overdose.

Boris Johnson proposes Trump-style tax cuts to boost UK economy
Others, including senior backbencher, Sarah Wollaston, said they would leave the part if Johnson won a leadership bid. At least Johnson has been supported by the odd Brexiteer, with Nadine Dorries and Andrew Bridgen out to bat for him.

Speaking to E! News, the 26-year-old singer said: "We talked nearly every day and I don't get a lot of friends who come into my life who I hit it off with so quickly".

TMZ was the first to report the news that the rapper died while in his Studio City home in California.

An autopsy into Mac's passing was completed this week but, although his body has been released to his family, there are still some additional tests pending before his exact cause of death can be announced by the coroner.

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