“The Voice” coach called the former contestant a “sweet little girl” and said he is keeping her family “in his heart and mind.” Christina Grimmie was fatally shot after a concert in Orlando, Florida, on Friday.
The death of singer Christina Grimmie continues to send shock waves throughout the music industry, including those with ties to The Voice. Grimmie, who was tragically shot after a concert in Florida on Friday, wowed the judges during season 6 of NBC’s talent competition show. Blake Shelton, Demi Lovato, and more celebrities have since spoken out about the loss.
“I’m stunned and disgusted and heartbroken that we lost that sweet little girl,” tweeted Shelton, who honored Grimmie by turning his chair for her during her blind audition with her cover of Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball.” “Keeping [Christina Grimmie’s] family in my heart and mind,” he added.
Earlier, The Voice released a statement on social media on Grimmie’s passing. “We are heartbroken. [Christina Grimmie] is a loved member of our family. Our thoughts are with her and her family,” it read. “There are no words. We lost a beautiful soul with an amazing voice. Our hearts go out to the friends, fans and family of [Grimmie].”
See more responses from celebrities below.
I’m stunned and disgusted and heartbroken that we lost that sweet little girl… Keeping @TheRealGrimmie family in my heart and mind.
— Blake Shelton (@blakeshelton) June 11, 2016