New information is coming out about Christina Grimmie’s killer, and it turns out this is far from random. The man was in line for a meet-and-greet when he shot Grimmie and then turned the gun on himself. Christina died the next day after being taken to the hospital. TMZ shared the news that Grimmie’s killer, Kevin Loibl, actually had surgery to try to impress Grimmie.
It turns out that Kevin got hair transplants and Lasik eye surgery. He had also become vegan, so that he could lose weight and impress Christina Grimmie even more. While at work, he listened to Grimmie’s music and he was saying that she would be his wife someday. A source close to Christina says that she had never had contact with him, but Kevin claimed that he had met her before in March at a concert and even said that he played online games with her.
Christina Grimmie was dating her producer before her death even though she wasn’t very public about their relationship. They would post on social media, and it was obvious that they were more than friends. Sources say that this really upset Kevin. Kevin really did want to marry Grimmie someday.
ABC News shared that Christina Grimmie’s funeral is set for later this week. A viewing is scheduled for Friday in Medford, New Jersey, and then a funeral will be later that night. They also had a vigil earlier this week, and her brother Marcus Grimmie spoke out about his sister, saying, “Christina was awesome… She loved singing, she loved the Lord, and she loved me, and she was just my baby sister.” He also posted on his Facebook sharing more.
“I first heard from my sisters manager, Brian Teefey, that he will be making a gofundme to help our family move out of our current house and to take care of the funeral, and I figured why not, and I’m not about sharing that kind of stuff and I’m not a fan of handouts at all.
I found out this morning, that Adam Levine personally called my mother and said he will pay for the funeral and her plane flight, and I was blown away. Now a friend just told me to look at the gofundme page and I see it is at 100k. Words cannot express…literally I have no words.
I promise both my parents and I will read every one of these personalized messages. I’m so blown away by everything right now. But all I can say is thank you. And Christina will be missed and never ever forgotten.
Love you Christina”
Everyone is shocked by the death of Christina Grimmie. The fact that Adam Levine is paying for her funeral has touched a lot of people. Her brother also shared about a Change.org petition where they are trying to get Christina Grimmie added to a future game of Zelda because this was her favorite game ever. Almost 50,000 people have signed this petition. There is a new game coming out in 2017, and this petition has been signed by people who are hopeful that Christina can have her name used for one of the characters in this game. Nintendo will get this petition that says it would even be great if Grimmie’s name was just used for an Easter egg or NPC in the game.
Were you shocked to hear about the death of Christina Grimmie? Does it surprise you that Christina’s killer was so obsessed with her? Sound off in the comments section below on your thoughts.
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