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Adam Levine offers to cover Christina Grimmie funeral costs

Christina Grimmie, 22-year-old Voice contestant, singer, and YouTube star was fatally shot outside of an Orlando, Florida concert. An outpouring of support for her family has followed, including from Grimmie’s The Voice coach and Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine. Levine has offered to pay for the funeral as well as Christina Grimmie’s mother’s flight to the event, according to Grimmie’s brother.

Marcus Grimmie took to Facebook late Sunday night to share the touching news. “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,” Grimmie’s brother wrote. “Words cannot express… literally I have no words.”

Levine, who led Grimmie to a third place finish on season 6 of the NBC competition, was “absolutely devastated and heartbroken” by the young singer’s death. “Christina was a natural, a gifted talent that comes along so rarely. She was taken from us too soon,” he wrote on Twitter and Facebook Saturday. “This is yet another senseless act of extreme violence. I am left stunned and confused how these things can conceivably continue to happen in our world.”