Gomez’s step-dad launches fundraiser for Grimmie’s family

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Los Angeles, June 12 (IANS) Selena Gomez’s step-father Brian Teefey has set up an online fundraiser to help the former “The Voice” contestant Christina Grimmie’s family following her tragic killing.

Teefey, who was Grimmie’s manager, started a GoFundMe campaign, which has raised over $33,000 so far, exceeding the goal of $4,000, reports aceshowbiz.com.

“Words cannot begin to describe the pain I am feeling. I learned this business through the eyes of a father and Christina was like a second daughter to me,” Teefey wrote on the GoFundMe campaign.

Grimmie had also performed with Gomez.

“My heart is absolutely broken. I miss you Christina,” the former Disney star wrote on Twitter and posted a black-and-white throwback photograph of the duo.

Grimmie died after being shot in the head at a concert venue in Orlando on Friday. She was just 22.

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