On Monday May 3, an article written by Dan Hyman, writer for the American men’s magazine, was published on the Legends never die Rhymer’s life and death. During the conversation that took place about the 21-year-old Chicago native’s anti-drug addiction, Max Lord – a longtime Juice collaborator – revealed that an intervention for the rapper had taken place. a week before his death where he had agreed to undergo drug rehab.
“We had just broken down a lot of barriers with him,” Lord said. “Me and a few other people had come up to him in tears, like, ‘We are worried about you, and we are afraid of losing you if you keep these habits. And we have to do something. ‘And he agreed. “
As the conversation continued, Lord also disclosed that Juice Wrld agreed to be admitted to a rehabilitation center with a visit booked on December 22.
“And we had booked treatment for later [starting on December 22]. It was the earliest they were available to bring him in. It hurts. It really hurts. Sadly, Juice succumbed to her addiction two weeks before her admission date.
Before Lord disclosed the intervention that took place for Juice Wrld, the Grammy-nominated mixing engineer explained how Juice sneaked around to take drugs like opioids and bent down to prevent his friends from noticing that he had a problem.
“He hid and compartmentalized everything he did with different people. He walked into the studio and pretended he hadn’t been high at all that day, and was doing a certain amount in there before I said to him, ‘Brother, no, relax.’ Then he would go up and hang out with the guys and do the same, ”Lord said.
According to The New York Times December 8, Juice Wrld has passed away after suffering a seizure from an accidental overdose at Chicago Midway Airport on December 8. Juice had a long history of battling drug addiction and he often used his lyrics to paint pictures of his struggles with songs like “Lean Wit Me”.
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