American pop singer Miley Cyrus is reportedly worried about her younger sister Noah Cyrus' relationship with new boyfriend rapper Lil Xan. The former Disney star fears that her 18-year-old sibling will be attacked by his fans.
Noah had confirmed her relationship with Diego Leanos, popularly known as Lil Xan, on her Instagram account. A source told Hollywood Life: "Miley told Noah to ignore the haters and online trolls who will try to pick apart her relationship."
"Miley explained how Lil Xan's fans may hate her, while Noah's fans may not like her boyfriend, so she encouraged Noah to tune out all the negative energy from fans throwing shade," the insider added. "Noah totally looks up to Miley for career and relationship advice too so when Miley speaks, Noah listens. Miley also told Noah to listen to her heart and try to be true to herself in her new relationship."
"Because Noah is so young, Miley just fears for her safety. She cautioned Noah not to do anything she is not comfortable doing and not to feel pressured by anyone. She let her know not to do anything she's uncomfortable with," the source shared. "Finally, Miley warned Noah to be careful not to fall in love too quickly. While loving someone can be the best thing in the world, breakups suck and having a broken heart can be the worst."
Interestingly, Xan's stage name is derived from a slang term for the prescription drug, Xanax. It is used to treat anxiety and panic disorder. He opened up about his addiction to Xanax in his hit song Betrayed.
In an interview with hip-hop website DJ Booth, Xan revealed how he got out of drug addiction. He said: "I definitely learnt that lesson after ending up in the hospital from withdrawing."
He added: "I was doing Norcos, too. I was withdrawing from opiates and Benzos. It landed me in the hospital too many times. And one day, I was just like, 'This ain't fun, I can't live this life.' A lot of rappers don't really be talking about not doing drugs. You know, it's like the opposite way, so it's refreshing, I think."