We are aware of the outpouring of support for her, as well as the petition, but we won’t be making any creative or content decisions in this time of mourning.
Their response isn’t definitive yes or no. I believe that this is just a typical PR response. I am sure that Nintendo will contact Grimmie’s family and ask them want to do something about it and I’m sure Nintendo will do the right thing.
The petition has 59,647 of 75,000 supporters at the at the time of writing (6/24/2016)