Jeffree Star, Zedd, BTS, and Other Celebrities Respond to Juice Wrld’s Death

The music community lost a rapper and friend this weekend. According to TMZ, the 21-year-old artist known by his stage name, Juice WRLD, died after having a seizure at Chicago’s Midway International Airport. Fans and celebrities shared their love for this artist on social media, including musicians like Halsey, Zedd, BTS, and Lil Nas X. Here’s what people are saying about Juice WRLD and his music.

Rapper Juice Wrld performs at the 2019 Rolling Loud Music Festival
Rapper Juice Wrld performs at the 2019 Rolling Loud Music Festival | Photo by Steve Jennings/FilmMagic

Rapper and writer, Juice WRLD died of a seizure at 21-years-old

On Dec. 8, 2019, TMZ reported that Juice WRLD, the rapper behind songs like “All Girls Are The Same” and “Lucid Dreams,” died after having a seizure in Chicago’s Midway International Airport. According to TMZ, the rapper allegedly took “several unknown pills” before suffering a seizure and passing at the airport.

Nothing regarding the cause of death has been confirmed by Juice WRLD’s team. Reportedly, “the Cook County Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy on Monday.” After the news of this artist’s death, fans and celebrities alike shared their love for this artist and creative rapper.

Some fans of Juice WRLD shared their condolences to his family and loved ones

Once Juice WRLD became a trending topic on Twitter, fans of the artist started the hashtag on Twitter #RIPJuiceWrld. Some wrote to the artist directly, while others took to music platforms, streaming songs like “Lucid Dreams,” “All Girls Are The Same,” and “Armed and Dangerous.”

Celebrities and musicians who previously worked with this rapper shared their messages on social media. That includes public figures like Zedd, Ellie Goulding, Jeffree Star, Lil Nas X, and the members of BTS.

Celebrities like Jeffree Star, Halsey, and BTS shared messages with their fans regarding the artist

Once news broke of Juice WRLD’s passing, other artists shared messages and stories about the rapper. That includes the K-pop group BTS, who previously collaborated with the rapper for their song “All Night.” One of the idols wrote on the group’s Twitter account, “Rest in peace, Juice WRLD.”

“RIP Juice. So sad how often this is happening lately to young talented rising artists,” Lil Nas X shared on Twitter. Over the summer, Disney Channel actor, Cameron Boyce died of an epileptic seizure, after previously being diagnosed with epilepsy.

“Waking up and reading this horrible news… RIP JUICE WRLD you were taken too soon. This hits so close to home I have no words,” makeup artist Jeffree Star tweeted.

“I can’t believe it… you were such a sweet soul. I’ll always remember meeting you and your family on the video set and thinking how close you were. You had so much further to go, you were just getting started. You’ll be missed Juice,” tweeted Ellie Goulding.

Musician Halsey shared a picture of herself with the rapper on Instagram, captioning it, “sweet boy. The fastest brain in the game. Your creativity, endless. Immortal. Rest in power. I can’t even explain the sadness.”

“Really shocked and sad to find out Juice WRLD passed away, and so young too,” Zedd tweeted. “A reminder that life can be over any moment… be kind to one another.”

Music by Juice WRLD, including songs “Robbery” and “Lucid Dreams,” is available for streaming on Spotify, Apple Music, and most major platforms.