Halsey Says Mac Miller’s Death Was the ‘Reality Check’ She Needed to Leave a Bad Relationship

Miller’s death took the world by surprise. The late rapper died of overdose on September 7, 2018, and now, Halsey has revealed how her death affected her life.

In an interview with Dax Shepard on a Armchair expert podcast, the singer “Bad At Love” revealed that Miller’s death had caused her to leave an unhealthy relationship.

Halsey (left) and Mac Miller (right)  Allen Berezovsky / Mauricio Santana / Getty Images
Halsey (left) and Mac Miller (right) Allen Berezovsky / Mauricio Santana / Getty Images

Were Halsey and Mac Miller friends?

The 26-year-old star and Miller were friends before his death in 2018. Her latest album, Manic, was released on January 17, 2020, the same day on Miller’s death record, Circles, came out. In an interview in February 2020 with The Keeper, the singer mourned the loss of Miller and Juice WRLD, who also died of an overdose on December 8, 2019.

“It’s amazing to see your friends putting out deadly records,” she said. “Should I be ready? Do I have to tell my team what to do if something happens to me, what would I not want to go out with? I used to say that music impresses you – then it came to fruition. We hope that it is a good thing that we are talking about it because artists need to take better care of themselves. “

Mac Miller
Mac Miller | Dale Berman / Getty Images for MTV

Halsey says Mac Miller was good at ‘writing with responsibility’

“As a result, my money to express love with them became drug dealing with them,” she said, adding later, “There was a lot of disloyalty in the relationship too. It was like if I don’t do it with you, you’re going to do it with someone else and then maybe f * ck them and I’m going to take you back anyway because this is what we’re going to do. to do. ”

The “Still Learning” singer lives with bipolar disorder, and she told Shepard that she left this ex and solemnly managed the disorder better.

“It was one of the first steps in removing myself from a situation where there is a literal chemical barrier,” she said. “I’m going to take me away from that, find out what my baseline is and then fix it from there. ”

The star also shared that she no longer romances unhealthy relationships and drug use in her music. She credits Miller for this lesson, saying that he had a good habit of “writing with responsibility” when making music about drug abuse.

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