Mandy Moore pens touching tribute to late ex-boyfriend DJ AM on his ninth death anniversary
Although they dated only for a couple of months, they became close friends, with Mandy being there for him during his most difficult moments
Mandy Moore will always have a special place in her heart for her late ex-boyfriend Adam Goldstein who used to go by the stage name DJ AM. On the ninth anniversary of his death, the singer/actress posted a photo of Adam with the caption, "9 years. I miss you every day, Adam. #djam.”
The 34-year-old 'This is Us' star dated DJ AM in 2007, who died two years later on August 28, 2009. Although they dated only for a short period of two months, they remained close friends even after separation, especially staying in touch during the musician's difficult times. She had even flown to be with him after he and Travis Barker were involved in a plane crash in South Carolina that left four dead in 2008.
She has been celebrating his life every death anniversary for the last few years. In 2014 she had shared a beautiful photo of DJ AM sporting a goofy smile and captioned it, “Miss this sweet face and smile today and every day. Hard to believe it’s been 5 years since we all lost such a bright light. Thinking of those who knew and loved him and celebrating all of the undeniable goodness he brought to our lives. Xo #Adam #djam.”
In June of 2015, she randomly thought of him and posted another photo with the caption, “This guy. One of a kind. Been on my mind a lot lately….I can still hear your laugh and oh man, I miss your hugs more than anything. Nearly 6 years and I’m still at a loss…#adam.”
DJ AM, who was part of the band Crazy Town for a number of years, was the first DJ to score a $1 million Las Vegas payday. He paved the way for many others who wanted to make it big in the field. He, however, struggled with drug addiction for many years, and in 2009, at the age of 36, was found dead in his SoHo apartment in New York City. The medical examiner had ruled his death an accident from "acute intoxication" caused by the mixing of cocaine and prescription drugs.