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Lil Peep’s mom sues late rapper’s management over his death

Lil Peep‘s mother is suing the late rapper’s management company over his death.

Liza Womack filed the lawsuit at the Los Angeles County Superior Court on Oct. 7, claiming negligence, breach of contract and wrongful death, according to documents obtained by ET.

Lil Peep, whose real name was Gustav Ahr, died in November 2017 from a fentanyl and Xanax overdose. He was 21.

Womack alleges that Ahr’s managers and management company, First Access Entertainment, ignored the rapper’s physical and mental health and that throughout his “The Peep Show Tour,” illegal drug use was “allowed, normalized, and even encouraged and promoted.”

Her lawsuit also claims Ahr requested to temporarily halt touring because he was “anxious, stressed, overwhelmed, burnt out, exhausted, and physically unwell,” but his managers “ignored” his request and urged him to continue to perform on “stage after stage” after they were done “plying and propping him up” medication and illegal drugs.

Womack also alleges her son was advised to take an “excessive” amount of Xanax the day before he died when he said he didn’t want to perform so that he would become sick enough to warrant an insurance claim in the event of the concert being canceled.

He died the following night.

Womack is seeking damages, attorney’s fees, prejudgment interest and the costs of the suit.

She told the New York Times that she was horrified by what she witnessed her son experience.

“This is something that I must do as a mother,” she said. “I feel very concerned that they not be exploited. What Gus had to live through is actually horrifying to me, and I’m sure he’s not the only person his age in this situation.”

First Access Entertainment didn’t immediately return Page Six’s request for comment.

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