Halsey Says Mac Miller’s Death Gave Her the “Courage” to Leave an Unhealthy Relationship
American singer, and songwriter Halsey is opening up about how the late rapper Mac Miller’s death was a turning point in her life.
The ‘Without Me’ singer, discussed how Miller’s accidental overdose in 2018 was the catalyst that made her end a bad relationship.
“This is a terrible thing to say because I think it puts a positive connotation on a heinously tragic event, but it gave me the courage and the faith to leave the relationship I was in,” she told Dax Shepard on the Armchair Expert podcast.
“It gave me that real f–king reality check that I needed and I think it probably did the same for a lot of other people too.”
Halsey said, “I was lucky enough to be in a position where I was like, ‘Okay, cool I’m not ruining my life yet,’ but I never would’ve expected some of the people that I know and loved and lost — to see them go down that path so aggressively and so rapidly. I kind of recognised the spiral early and was like, ‘Alright, now I know.'”
She went into detail about a toxic relationship she was in that involved heavy drug use.
“As a result, my currency of expressing love with them became doing drugs with them,” she said. “There was a lot of infidelity in the relationship too. It was like if I don’t do it with you, you’re going to go do it with someone else and then probably f–k them and I’m going to take you back anyway because this is what we do.”