Meghan Trainor has risen her security following death of Christina Grimmie.
The former The Voice U.S. finalist was shot by 27-year-old gunman Kevin James Loibl while she was signing autographs after her concert in Orlando, Florida on 10 June. The 22-year-old subsequently died from her injuries.
Following the tragic incident, numerous stars including Drake and Selena Gomez make the decision to cancel some meet and greets.
No singer Meghan found herself initially too scared to meet up with her fans after Christina’s assassination.
“The 48 hrs following (Christina’s murder) I was like, ‘I’m not visiting see fans, I’m too afraid now,'” she told the New York Post gossip column Page Six.
As family members newcomer on the music industry, Meghan hasn’t previously been instructed to have a bodyguard always. But following your murder of Christina, she chose to up her peace of mind in a bid to defend herself.
“I should make sure we now have good security. I’m not really that artist yet, I don’t have security when camping all the time, I don’t have ‘my guy.’ I asked my team, ‘Should I receive a guy? Should I have someone?’ I go out on a regular basis without security, and you never know. You have no idea who’s on the market obsessed with you to your point that they will do something that way,” she said.
However, despite her trepidation about meeting fans, Meghan is established not to permit her to fear stop her from meeting all those who have supported her during her career.
“I did venture out recently and sign (autographs) for a lot of fans… and I do feel happier about this,” she said. “I must be careful, but I can continue to do this. I don’t need to be afraid of the globe. That’s my biggest fear furthermore, to get afraid to search outside.”