Juice Wrld's Mother Breaks Silence On His Tragic Death: 'He Battled With Prescription Drug Dependency' - MTO News

Juice Wrld's mother has issued a statement on her son's recent death, acknowledging that the late artist struggled with drug addiction.

"We loved Jarad with all of our hearts and cannot believe our time with him has been cut short," Carmella Wallace said in a statement to TMZ. 

"As he often addressed in his music and to his fans, Jarad battled with prescription drug dependency." 

Wallace continued, "Addiction knows no boundaries, and its impact goes way beyond the person fighting it. Jarad was a son, brother, grandson, friend, and so much more to so many people who wanted more than anything to see him defeat addiction." She also thanked Juice WRLD's fans and friends for their support. "We know that Jarad's legacy of love, joy and emotional honesty will live on."

Following the star's death, music stream went up by a whopping 500% making him the most streamed artist in the country.