Jake Pavelka’s former love interest is fighting for her life in New Orleans hospital, and she is said to have little pulse and be barely breathing. How terrifying.
Gia Allemand, star of The Bachelor and Bachelor Pad, was hospitalized late on August 12, and she is in critical condition. Her mother and boyfriend are by her side, as she is on life support, and is barely breathing. Read on for all the details.
Gia Allemand Hospitalized
UPDATE: Gia has sadly died on August 14.
Gia, 29, was taken to New Orleans’ University Hospital “following a serious emergency medical event,” said ABC in a statement. Her mother and her boyfriend, NBA player Ryan Anderson, of the New Orleans Pelicans, are by her side.
Gia came to fame from appearing on the 14th season of The Bachelor, where she made Jake Pavelka‘s final three, eventually losing to Vienna Girardi.
“On behalf of the family, we kindly ask for privacy at this time,” the release added. It is still unknown how Gia ended up in the hospital.
“@GiaAllemand is on life support w little pulse and barely breathing ..cause unknown ..next 48 hours critical please pray for Gia everyone,” tweeted beauty expert Melinda Farina, a good friend of Gia’s. “I’m so sad about my best friend right now…how could this have happened to such an incredible person..she needs to come out of it!”
“Everyone I will keep you posted if I hear anything further right now it’s not good-we all need to stay positive though she’s tiny but strong,” she added.
“Please pray for @GiaAllemand… A dear friend and one of the sweetest women I know… #powerofprayer,” tweeted Jake.
Vienna wrote “Please keep @GiaAllemand in your prayers. I do not know details but she is in the icu. Stay strong and I love you. xo,” while her fellow runner up Ali Fedotowsky tweeted “Please keep @GiaAllemand in your thoughts today. She’s in critical condition. That’s all I know. Love you Gia.”
This is truly terrifying. Our thoughts and prayers are with Gia’s family.
What do YOU think HollywoodLifers? Are you praying for Gia?
— Eleanore Hutch