The pioneering Swedish DJ passed away unexpectedly on Friday, 20th April in Muscat, the capital of Oman, and though his cause of death has not yet been made public, police have since confirmed that there is “no criminal suspicion” involved in the case.
While the music world continues to grapple with the shock of his sudden loss, tributes to the electro superstar, whose real name was Tim Bergling, have begun to pour in across social media. And now his ex, Emily Goldberg, has added her voice to the chorus.
She’s shared a screenshot of a private text exchange between herself and Bergling from back when they were an item, which shows them mushily expressing their love for each other.
She’s also uploaded a bunch of cute photos from their time together, writing: “’Come on babe, don’t give up on us. Choose me, and I’ll show you love.’ Those are lyrics from a song Tim wrote for me. I wish I could have lived up to them”.
“For the two years we were together, he was my closest confidante, and my best friend,” she continues. “Now I can’t look at Bear without knowing I’ll never see his face again. I’m still collecting my thoughts and thank you for all your kind words and texts. Wake me up when it’s all over, because I don’t want it to be real.”
You can check out her full posts below, or read other tributes to the late EDM legend from the likes of Calvin Harris, Deadmau5 and more right here.